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iaomai guatemala 2011

its almost 1050pm (local time) in huehuetanengo guatemala.  sitting in the hospital loading photos and processing the last 36 hours.   the flight went relatively smoothly with only a few hiccups as our plane left dallas late and we were missing 3 medical bags.

my first God moment came on the plane leaving san diego for dallas.  i noticed the gal sitting next to me was crying as we were taking off…after the plane got cruising i started talking with her.  she is in the army and was leaving her fiance’ who is in the navy, stationed in san diego.   my first reaction was its been ages since i cried for someone…for that matter, had someone to cry over, but thats another story all together…

i started thinking about how much God cares for me.  and how much He cares for the people of guatemala.  thats why were here….

IAOMAI   \ee-ah’-om-ahee\

Iaomai Medical Ministries is based on the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. The Scripture describes the ministry of Jesus as a compassionate outpouring of the love of God on the sick and impoverished. The word “physician” comes from the Greek “iatros,” and the verbal form of the word is “iaomai,” meaning, to heal and to cure. “Iaomai,“ which sounds like “ee-ah-o-my,” was used in Scripture for physical healing as well as healing of the soul. This is the distinct emphasis of Iaomai Medical Ministries: to share of the love of God in a practical way to the poor through the gift of modern medicine.

im truly blessed to be here and am excited to see what God is going to do and have the honor of being “eyes” for the rest of the body of Christ to see what God is doing…love it!  thanks sean for inviting me to be part of iaomai guatemala.  take a look at some of the photos and please keep us in your prayers.

melinda and mary

cyndy and kelly getting to know each other at dallas-ftworth airport

welcome to guatemala

im unarmed…cyndy has my canon!a section of twisty road from guatemala city to huehuearriving at the army base in huehue…folks lined up already!

cyndy is blogging on the IAOMAI site as well, you can read stories from this week HERE

2 responses

  1. Greta

    Cyndy, praying that you and the team have an awesome week!

    October 3, 2011 at 10:22 am

  2. Alexandra Motz

    Brother Joe: I didn’t know you were on this trip. Praying the Lord will use you guys mightly!

    How long will you be there? Keeping you and your team in prayer:)

    October 6, 2011 at 9:55 am

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