Author: bbohdr

Love in the Chaos

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and you shall have hatred for your enemy.’ But I say to you: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. And pray for those who persecute and slander you.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭5:43-44‬  Love.  It’s the first and simplest commandment in terms of […]

Balancing Life

Life is so delicate, the balance must be perfect for it to work. Think about it. Perfect ratios of water, air, minerals and amino acids among many other things. If even one component is out of balance you get at the very least genetically flawed specimens. Or, just lack of life.  In August I lost […]

Our busiest month yet!

We have officially closed our Summer International Volunteer season!  Over the last month we hosted 3 more teams (all BBOH Ambassador groups!) and a second intern.  It was a great month spent in medical clinics and doing vitamin distributions in campos both large and small.  Ambassador Erin’s Group Ambassador Rachel’s Group Ambassador Jordan’s Group Since […]

Summer is in full swing

As the temps steadily rise into the mid 90s we’ve been busy with visitors, teams and interns this summer.  Our Volunteer Coordinator Intern, Cassie Herrington, has been here for over a month now helping the mission teams by living in the house with them and leading all evening activities/reflections.  The truth is that she is […]

Jumping out of the boat

To our supports, friends and family:  It’s that time again! We get to do the will of God! What a time to be alive! There is something about following (or attempting to) the will of our Lord and Savior. Knowing that you’re on a mission from the most high. Of course, it’s not easy. It’s […]

Spring Volunteer Programs

Good afternoon everyone!  I hope that this post finds all of you doing well.  We have been busy here in the DR keeping up with our International Volunteer Programs, construction of the new clinic and slow (but steady) progress with Montessori curriculum in El Chivo.  First up:  International Volunteer ProgramWe hosted two college teams this […]

Winter in the DR

Hello everyone!  We pray that this update finds you doing well.  The last couple of months have been a whirlwind for us here in the DR.  January was busy with two groups.  First we hosted Rockhurst University who returned to our program after several years off.  It was SO GOOD to see them again!  The […]

Here’s to 2019!

On our flight into Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ​Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We are so excited to be back in the Dominican Republic.  We arrived back on Dec 9, 2018.   Our first few days were spent getting re-acquainted with town and seeing old friends.  The kids had a few teary moments as […]