Archive for July, 2011

China And The Battle For Balance

China And The Battle For Balance

So many times we come home after a mission trip or vacation excited or energized about what we learned, saw, or experienced. Then, after a week or two of living, it is [Continue reading…]

Celeste Hammond, Physically Exhausted Yet Emotionally Energized

Celeste Hammond, Physically Exhausted Yet Emotionally Energized

Celeste Hammond is an expanded functions dental assistant on the Kemp Dental team. She shared her perspective about the recent Hope Smiles trip to Maria’s Big House of Hope in China by [Continue reading…]

Suzanne DuVall is Humbled

Suzanne DuVall is Humbled

Dental hygienist Suzanne DuVall says, “We are back in the swing of things at Kemp Dental. Our trip to China and Maria’s Big House of Hope (MBHOH) was absolutely amazing! Words cannot [Continue reading…]

Candace Cooke Cares

Candace Cooke Cares

Candace Cooke is another dental assistant in the Kemp Dental office and was also on our recent mission trip to China. Candace loved caring for the nannies and babies. “One nanny at [Continue reading…]

Leah Lee witnessed abundant grace

Leah Lee

Leah is a dental assistant in my practice and was a member of the mission team to China a few weeks ago.  She was a huge asset to the team and witnessed [Continue reading…]

Beijing Begins

Beijing Begins

Well, we finally made it to Beijing and woke up this morning to the most beautiful blue sky day…a welcome change from the hazy, dreary ones so far.  Thank You, Lord!  Leaving [Continue reading…]

The Power Of A Smile

What an amazing time we had here at Maria’s Big House. Words can’t express what this time has meant. It will take days if not weeks to process everything we have seen, [Continue reading…]

Another Day in Heaven

Another Day in Heaven

Once again I am without words as to how God is moving here in Luoyang. It is really hard to get on the internet here, so our ability to post is hard [Continue reading…]

An Amazing Place

An Amazing Place

Words would not do justice to what we experienced yesterday when we were able to work on the nannies and children at Maria’s Big House of Hope. We could not have scripted [Continue reading…]

China Day One

Wide awake here at 4:30 am as a result of both jet lag and my little China angel tossing and turning in our bed, whispering, “I love you, Daddy!”  So, she and [Continue reading…]