Poverty and Faith

With faith there is a richness and fullness to life that cannot be measured. There is a confidence and contentment that comes with faith that gives acceptance and assurance for the present and for the future. We all have faith to some degree, faith in something to some degree. Everyone places their trust in something. Our faith might be in …

Poverty and Communication

Is there a link between poverty and communication? The link between communication either good or poor and poverty is extremely strong and important. Communication both promotes eradicating or exasperating poverty. Therefore learn to communicate well. Avoid poor communication. Start with a fundamental respect for and appreciation of the intrinsic value of persons. Every person matters. Not just their potential or …

The big idea about poverty

Poverty is not an issue to those who are poor. It is a daily fact of life. The quality of life of those who are poor is far less than those who are well off financially. The adverse effects of being poor are easily recognizable to anyone who would like to know. There are those who simply prefer not to. …

Not enough time

Not enough time… Friends of ours and friends of Peru… May 29, 2019 It was a typical day in the morning. I have been in Peru five months with one more month to go. How will I ever get everything done? I arrived back in Peru two days after Laura end of December 2018. SO excited to be there and …

Time for an office

Hi friends of Bob and Laura and Chocolate Bar Mission: We are excited. We have long awaited and looked for a base, a home base for Chocolate Bar Mission. Traveling back and forth between Peru and Canada has not been easy. Things get lost or broken in storage. Roots can never be put down. Now we have the opportunity to …

One Special Night

Since 2006 thousands of Christmas dinners have been cooked and served to the homeless and disadvantaged in Peru. We are counting on your help once again to pay for all this. How many people have a Christmas dinner depends in part by what you do right now. To donate click here. Thank you for your donation

Christmas Letter 2018

Christmas Letter 2018 This has been a remarkable year. Backing up a bit, I came back from Peru last time to find out, after seventeen years, that I no longer had a school bus position. For the first time ever there were too many drivers. God provided marvelously as I had opportunity to drive bus in Ontario and Alberta. At …

Laura Comes to Canada

Laura comes to Canada After more than twelve years Laura is finally here. We are very thankful for the letters of support we received in applying for a visa for Laura to come to Canada. We hoped for a three month visa and instead received a three year visa with multiple entries with up to six months at a time. …