Surgery Askenasy Retalhuleu

Yesterday afternoon, our team left Retalhuleu and traveled to Antigua to explore. We arrived to our hotel around 2pm and split up into small groups to go on different excursions around the city. Some places that our groups visited included La Casa del Ron, Casa del Jade, Cerro de la Cruz, and... Read More
This morning, we traveled to Hospital Hilario Galindo for the last time, allowing the doctors to check in on the remaining patients in recovery. We concluded the morning with a time of devotional and worship in the hospital’s chapel, where some members on the team were able to share their... Read More
1 Peter 4:10 states, “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” This morning, David’s devotional reminded us that our talents are not for our own benefit. God has made us all with a purpose and has given... Read More
Things are a little different here in Guatemala. There are limited resources that make each of the procedures a slightly harder to accomplish. In the operation rooms, the doctors and nurses don’t have access to the same machinery and supplies that they are used to. This means that there is a... Read More
It’s the second day of surgeries and everyone is getting ready for another day of service! The doctors are making their rounds in the patient wards, the nurses are preparing for pre-op, and the scrub techs and OR circulators are setting up the operations rooms. We are no longer a team, but a... Read More
Mark 10:46-52 tells the story of a blind man named Bartimaeus who exhibited great faith. He cried out to Jesus as he was passing by, refusing to be silenced by the crowd that rebuked him. Bartimaeus was determined to have his sight, and he wholeheartedly believed that Jesus could be the one to... Read More