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NEWS: Barnabas Blog e-Journals

July 4, 2014

Wednesday, July 2


Early Wednesday morning, 15 of us all departed our various areas of Virginia to begin our journey to Honduras.  After a flight from Greensboro and one from Richmond; all 15 of us met together in Atlanta to continue on to San Pedro Sula....

June 28, 2014

Friday, June 27, 2014


Today the final day of our journey of healing took us to the community of El Diviso, one of the smaller and poorer communities.  The distance traveled was shorter than the others but took a much steeper climb to reach the community....

June 27, 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014



Today we traveled the furthest to community of Santa Fe Abajo, although the distance was long it was well worth it. Dr. Arita set a new record with 117 extractions from 79 individuals. This means those patients will no longer endu...

June 26, 2014

Wednesday, June 25, 2014


Today marked our third day in the mountains of Honduras. We traveled to the community of San Jose de La Cuesta.  For some of us this is one of many trips and for others it is the first, an adventure of a lifetime.  As I sit and re...

June 25, 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


We started our day gathered around an extended breakfast table, which included all the members of our blended family.  This family included the members of the Rockbridge team, the dentist and translators and, last but not least, the...

June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014


How do I even begin to describe our first day? The bus ride was an adventure in itself. Traveling two hours up and down the mountainside to reach our destination, we were able to experience the rough terrain the people of Honduras ha...

June 6, 2014

Greetings Family and Friends on the Home Front,


Another fulfilling day of mission work here in the mountains of Honduras.  Our clinic site was El Rosario, a little community tucked away in the mountains.  Like yesterday, we had room to spare for our work...

June 5, 2014

Greetings Family and Friends on the Home Front,


We’re past the half-way mark and still running strong; only two more communities to visit and serve. Today, the team visited the community of Terrerito, a forty-five minute drive from our base camp at Barnab...

May 9, 2014

Every year I've been on a FOB mountain medical team, Friday perfectly rounds out the whole week. This year was no different. Our community today, Las Flores, was smaller and so the clinics were less hectic. In the past we have gone to a community near the...

May 7, 2014

Today the team had the pleasure of visiting the community of El Cerron. This community has been visited by FOB many times and is a good example of how El Cerron’s partnership with FOB’s community health development program is making a difference in the he...

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