It was incredible to celebrate the opening of our new Special-Needs Home in Guatemala several weeks ago. This new branch of Operation Baby Rescue is meeting such an urgent need in a country where an estimated 14 percent of the people are disabled—and 20-30 percent of those are special-needs children. The construction of this facility [...]
Today is a very exciting day for me, my family, and the entire World Help staff—it’s my dad, Vernon Brewer’s, 65th birthday. Serving at the helm of World Help for over 20 years as Founder and President, Vernon has accomplished more in his lifetime than anyone I know. His love for people in impoverished communities [...]
As I finished writing this chapter in Awake, I was getting ready to leave on a very special trip to Guatemala. It was the first visit where I would see the Baby Rescue Program in its entirety – from start to finish. I knew we were helping save babies and young children, but I had no idea [ ... ]
When I began traveling to Guatemala, one of the first things I noticed was the alarmingly high rate of birth defects. Malnutrition, sickness, and poor prenatal care take a permanent toll on both the mothers and children in this impoverished nation. Disorders like cleft palates, deformities, and other handicaps are tragic for any parent . [...]
Operation Baby Rescue does more than just save lives—it’s reversing the cycle of despair in Guatemala through the hope of sustainability. A child rescue is a family affair. We believe true health takes teamwork, unity, and the bond of community. Operation Baby Rescue not only saves the lives of children, but it invests in their [...]
As we celebrate our nation’s independence, we stop and think of all we have to be thankful for and all that our freedom provides us.
I believe one of the most important things freedom gives us is choices – choices that can change the direction of our lives and the lives of others around the world.
In fact, perhaps it is our freedom that most compels us to choose that others around the world should benefit from the same liberties we enjoy everyday.
The word “enough” is defined as “adequate for the want or need; sufficient for the purpose or to satisfy.” It’s no wonder we can’t really figure out what “enough” means and how to apply it in our lives. Perhaps this very definition proves why we struggle. The true meaning of “enough” lies somewhere between need [...]