what mission is truly helping others

Happy Father’s Day

June 17, 2018

Today, Sunday, June 17th is Father’s Day in the USA as well as Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica and Great Britain. Here in Honduras it’s celebrated on March 19th which is also Saint Joseph’s Day. This day owes its beginning to a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd (Feb 18, 1882 – March 22, 1978), who in […]

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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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So Why do we worry?

May 22, 2018

Jesus in his sermon on the mount tells us not to worry about this life of ours.  What we’ll eat, wear, drive or drink.  Is it possible to live such a life?  His conclusion in Matthew 6:34 is “Therefore don’t worry about tomorrow for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of […]

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Let your light shine before your friends

May 20, 2018

In reading the Scriptures I see where we’re called to humbly do our acts of helping others without fanfare and announcements about our acts of charity but at the same time we’re called to let our light shine to those around us like our friends and work associates so that they may see our good […]

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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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It’s Christmas in Central America

November 10, 2017

Christmas in Central America is around the corner seeing we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving like you do in the United States and Canada. It’s a favorite time of year for me because I highly value the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ who came to this world so that everyone who believes in Him can have […]

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The Gecko and I: a story – in real time – from the tropics

October 28, 2017

The Gecko and I – a story in real time from the tropics   Over the last few years we’ve had some gecko lizards passing through our home but unfortunately they never wanted to hang around for too long.  Maybe they felt my wife’s dislike of them seeing that she was born a city girl […]

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Letting our light shine before others so they might see Jesus in us.

September 17, 2017

SOR Mission continues to be a blessing to others needing a hand up in life.  SOR Mission statement of purpose puts it so clearly,  “Seeds of Righteousness Mission exists to help enable Love and Justice  to meet under the Banner of Service to help connect human need with God’s Resources”. Recently SOR Mission hosted our […]

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