Water is Life

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 by

Water is Life. For so many in Africa finding a water   source and then bringing it home takes a large portion of the waking hours. And often the water is cloudy and contaminated with bacteria or parasites. Or maybe oil because sometimes the water comes from a ditch beside a road. I am no

Chome Water Project Nears Completion

Thursday, 13 February 2014 by

The Road To Chome undid our plans for a Borehole. We started a water project in Tanzania a while back to bring water to the village of Chome and the Secondary school there. Originally the plan was to drill a borehole (well). After a bit of work on that project we thought it was about

Meeting a Maasai

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 by

Today I met a young Maasai man. We took a picture together and gave him some shirts. He was wearing something that looked like a toga, it is traditional Maasai men’s clothing. He taught me a handshake that I could teach my class when I get back to the U.S.

Arrival in Chome

Sunday, 02 February 2014 by

We arrived in Chome Tanzania Africa on the 30th of January. It was a 23 hour trip, but we made it. When i first arrived in the village there were many people waiting for us. We unpacked and then I hung out with the kids in the village, they were all very nice. The next

Chome Challenge Met

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 by

A recent post talked about the Chome Challenge for $10,000 matching funds for scholarships. Happy to report we met that goal plus some. Today was the deadline. Today we leave for Tanzania on our annual medical mission. We will conduct medical, dental, and vision clinics and do some outreach projects. There are 22 of us

Heading out to Tanzania

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 by

We are leaving in a few hours for a little village in Tanzania called Chome. It is up in the mountains near Same. This is my first mission trip and first time traveling internationally. I will try to keep you updated with stories but I don’t know if we will have good internet connections all

It is a New Year. How exciting. Here is a great opportunity for us all to start off the year by giving the gift of education to worthy students in Tanzania. And even better, whatever you give will be matched up to a total raised of $10,000 by two doctors that go on our medical

Typhoon Relief Project

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 by

My Fathers Mission: Typhoon Relief Project  The devastation in the Phillipines from Typhoon Haiyan is terrible. The UN is reporting over 600,000 people displaced. My Fathers Mission has an opportunity to send a couple of water filtration systems, medical supplies, and a little food to help the survivors. Potable water is important right now. Speedy

Recently three members of the My Father’s Mission team  sat down with Jim Gilley at Three Angels Broadcasting to talk about keeping Dr. Bendall’s mission alive. Dr. Doug Bechard, his wife Tresa Bechard, and Doug Bendall, president of My Fathers Mission and World Health Services, shared information about the organization and what it is like

Colombia Trip

Thursday, 18 April 2013 by

Last year My Fathers Mission and World Health Services took a team of medical personnel from Texas Health / Huguley Hospital in South Fort Worth, Texas to Colombia for a week of medical/dental/vision clinics.  It was a very successful trip and the local and federal government officials were quick to ask us to return this year.