Precious Babies


In April, I was privileged to travel to a country that has a special place in our hearts. As I (Sandra) was flying into Guatemala, I was remembering recent news that I had seen in the media. Sadly, it was distressing news of children who...

A Birthday Party to Remember


April 15th was a special day this year. I (Sandra) attended the celebration of our sponsor girl, Claudia’s, 15th birthday. She is dear to us and we have seen God at work in her life, molding and shaping her into a woman after God’s own heart....

That nice lady…


…three words that meant so much to me. They didn’t remember my name. Last year was my first year representing Impact Ministries at Alberta Missions Fest in Edmonton. I remember a father and his teenage daughter who stopped by our Impact Ministries booth, interested in...

Merry Christmas!!


As December 25th fast approaches, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas!! May you and your loved ones enjoy this special season of celebrating our Saviour’s birth. May your Christmas celebrations be filled with peace and with much joy! We are so...

T’is the season for guests from afar…


All the way from Tactic, Guatemala! Usually it is us who hop on a plane and fly to Guatemala to see the people we have come to know and love. This fall it has been our privilege to be on the receiving end, to welcome...

Summer in the Mountains – from BC to Guatemala


We have had a wonderful summer and now we embrace the new fall season that is upon us! The leaves are turning colour and the air is crisp, reminding us of our great God who has created the seasons for us to enjoy! Our summer...

Fort McMurray Wildfires – Rapid Response Team


You may wonder how we got involved in being a chaplains with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA). It all started with the Alberta floods of 2013, which awakened a desire in Don and I to reach out on a local level. We signed up...

Fountain of Life Children’s Home


Written by Sandra We are thrilled to say that construction on the Fountain of Life Children’s Home in Guatemala is moving along nicely, with projected completion by the end of this year! Our Ministerios Impacto admin staff in Guatemala have been working on all the...

Part 2 – Our Daughter Dianna’s Journey


An unexpected journey fraught with challenge and infused with joy… Written by Sandra, with Dianna’s permission for a fundraiser – Katie’s Run. In the hours immediately following Dianna’s brain surgery we, her parents, saw glimpses of communication from her. While Dianna was in the ICU, we hung...

Part 1 – Our Daughter Dianna’s Journey


Dianna’s Journey with Seizures and Surgery Written by Sandra with permission from Dianna, for a fundraiser – Katie’s Run I am the mother of four and love each one dearly. My husband, Don, and I are so grateful for the privilege of raising two sons and...