seeds of justice

GIVING + THANKS = THANKSGIVING

November 21, 2018

Let’s Make Thanksgiving a time of giving and thankfulness Thanksgiving in the USA is a time for many to enjoy family and time together around a table filled with many versions of a Thanksgiving Dinner.  The first  feast that took place in Plymouth in August of 1621 was attended by  about  53 pilgrims and 90 […]

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It started with faith and a backhoe

June 5, 2018

Today was our first day with some serious backhoe work in starting our next house project with a family in need of affordable and adequate housing here in Honduras. We needed to use a backhoe to get the project started because of the slope of the lot being somewhat excessive.  This extra work with the […]

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Our construction begins next week on Eva’s house

May 26, 2018

Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity, once said that they didn’t give out handouts to families challenged by life’s struggles  but rather handup’s.  Over the years that stuck with me and that too is our “action statement” of what we do here at SOR Mission.  Combining that with our mission statement which is an […]

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Once I wished upon a star. How I wonder where you are

December 11, 2017

Christmas 2017 Wish List(click here) Many of us have heard that song sung or have thought of this phrase from time to time.  You can click here to hear a 1940’s rendition of this well know melody.  Maybe as a child you  have wished upon a star for something that you wanted or needed.  Many […]

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Happy Poinsettia Greetings from the Tropics

December 7, 2017

We send beautiful Poinsettia Greetings from Central America where this  native plant flourished long before Christianity and Europeans came to the Western Hemisphere. One Indigenous group, the Aztecs, found it blooming in the tropical highlands of southern Mexico during the very short days of winter and named it “Cuetlaxochitl.” The indigenous peoples of the Isthmus […]

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Water is a basic necessity & many take it for granted – Updated 6-16-17

May 21, 2017

Marcela and her children, live in the hills surrounding the capital city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  Many of these people, like Marcela, in past years came from the rural areas of the country looking for an opportunity to improve their lives.  Many came without work and have ended up being street sellers, such as Marcela, who […]

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As Goes January so goes the Year

December 28, 2016

As we are soon to open the door to a new year, let’s think a bit about ending the old year still before us.   An open door can signify the beginning of the year ahead but let’s ponder for a moment how we did this past year and how we were able to help others-the […]

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So what does it mean to know God?

September 7, 2016

This morning before once again beginning a day full of ministry and activity, I was reading in Jeremiah where in chapter 22  the verse 16  jumped out at me  and I had to share it with you as it sums up once again what we’re all about at SOR Mission. The situation at the time […]

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Faithful in little trusted in much

August 9, 2016

I have found over the years in working with missions in Central America and other parts of the world that when one is faithful with the things of God, that person will be faithful with his fellow human beings. No doubt, we have all met people and maybe even been lied to by people who […]

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We’re living in a crazy world. What can we do?

July 8, 2016

There has been so much going on in the entire world lately that it causes us to wonder where love has gone. We see hate all around and people not wanting anyone to be different than they. Is this Gods design? I believe that it’s not God’s plan and we at SOR Mission work daily […]

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