May 2017

As May is drawing to a close, we are quickly approaching our return date to the field. Over the last several months, God has brought many things together. First, Carol Carney, will be starting language school this fall. She is a nurse that will be joining our staff. She will attend to the medical needs […]

April 2017

Springing Forward April 2017 What an exciting time it is to be serving the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords! A lot has occurred since the last prayer letter and we are glad to take this time to bring all of you up to date. Our primary focus during this time is raising […]


The last month has been an incredible and busy time for the Birkholz family. We have been in meetings in CT, PA, and FL. The highlight recently, was a trip to Honduras to move all of our belongings to the new property. As of right now we have had about $44,000 committed to the purchase […]

Happy New Year!

Dear Friend, We are thrilled to see what God is doing and we are watching with great anticipation  to see things beginning to come together. The Christmas Project continues till the end of January. We are asking for 25 churches to give $2000 toward this project. We have already had over $30,000 committed! This is […]

November Update

Church Planting Focus We have two main areas of focus in Honduras, orphan caring and church planting. We have, as of late, been writing and posting about the future orphanage property, but I wanted to write and let you all know about our church planting focus and direction. First of all, we believe strongly that […]

Christmas Project Update

Last week we launched our Christmas Orphanage Project. We have already had phone calls and messages from those who are wanting to help. We thank God for this! As was mentioned in previous updates, we need to raise $100,000 before we return to Honduras. This Christmas project would cover half of our need for this […]

Special Announcement!

There are over 180,000 abandoned children in Honduras. These children need a home. They need love and hope. Here is how you can help… As you know from our past prayer letter, we are working on fundraising. We plan on purchasing a ministry property that includes a church, Sunday School classrooms, staff housing, watchman quarters, […]

What An Opportunity!

  As many of you know, we have been praying about our next step. We remain confident that God has called us to serve in Honduras in a church planting and orphan caring capacity. While it is true we don’t always understand God’s plan, we can see His hand guiding us in this time of […]

August Update

August Update August was a very busy and transitional month for our family. We have been praying and seeking God’s will as the door was closed for us to continue working with the ministry in Honduras where we had been. We have been praying that the door would open for us to return, while at […]

July Update

We wanted to update each of you that continue to faithfully pray and support us here in Honduras. As we mentioned in our last letter, Ronnie Doss decided that we were no longer a good fit for the property where we were serving and asked us to leave. We moved to Santa Rosa, about 30 […]