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First a Lockdown, Then Two Hurricanes: Impact and Response in Honduras (VIDEO)

By Michelle Cain, Apr 6, 2021

When the Honduran government implemented lockdowns in response to COVID-19 in early 2020, they were severe. People could only leave their homes one day a week, according to an assigned number. This was an unwelcome inconvenience for MTW missionaries Adam and Michelle Cain and family, but it was a severe crisis for much of the lower income population of La Ceiba.

In response, Michelle began buying extra food and supplies and worked out a distribution plan with her Honduran friends and neighbors to get the food kits to those who most needed it. When Hurricane Eta devastated the area with massive flooding and mudslides and was shortly followed by Hurricane Iota slamming the same area, Michelle and her friends, with the help of MTW Compassion funds, sprang into action once again.

This video was first shown at the MTW Virtual Missions Conference. Watch more conference videos for free on our website

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Pray that God would call pastors to serve at a Bible institute in Honduras, and elsewhere around the world. 

Pray for our ministries in Honduras, impacted by severe lockdowns followed by two hurricanes.

Pray for the orphaned and street children at The Peter Project. Pray for these beautiful boys to know the love of Christ and find refuge from the effects of poverty.

Pray for the street children in La Ceiba, Honduras, to find love, permanence, and a solid faith in Christ.

Pray for the used clothing store business ministry that helps young single moms in La Ceiba, Honduras receive job training.

Please pray for those in Honduras whose livelihoods have been devastated by the COVID-19 lockdown and for missionaries stepping up to meet their community's needs.

Pray for the team in Tegucigalpa, Honduras as they seek to plant gospel-driven, Reformed, self-sustainable churches that will multiply. 

Pray today for Puerta de Esperanza (Door of Hope), which ministers to the needs of impoverished and vulnerable single mothers in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Pray for first-year missionaries who can feel incompetent and overwhelmed as they begin ministry on the field.

Pray for the street boys involved in the Peter Project ministry and drop-in center in Honduras. Pray that the boys will develop a relationship with Christ, grow spiritually, and heal from the impact life's hardships.

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