News

What Now?

Well, can you believe how 2020 is unfolding?  I pray that you and your family are living in perfect peace under the shadow of His wings.  Perhaps some of you are wondering how this crazy year is impacting the ministry…

Great News in Hard Times

I trust that you and yours are happy, healthy, and faith-filled, through these unprecedented days.  I share your hope that, we will not only make it through this pandemic, but we will emerge with a deeper connection to God and…

Progress & Shane’s Health

Dear Laughing Child Family, Warmest wishes to you and yours this mid-winter.  I am filled with joy for the gift of you this season.  God’s compassionate love creates miracles through the sweet simplicity of your faithful prayers and support. I…

Christmas Blessings and 2020 Vision

Merry Christmas, Camp Family!  May you and yours enjoy a thrilling Jesus-filled Christmas this year.  Thank you for so beautifully living into Father’s compassionate heart and mission in this broken world.  You have been chosen and gifted to be a…

Thanksgiving Update

Dearest Camp Family, I hope this update letter finds you and your family well and happy in this special season of sharing.  I am beyond grateful for the blessing of you today.  So many of you have expressed your love…

Our New Address

Dear Camp Family, THANK YOU for your faithful support!  I would like to remind you of our new ministry address: Laughing Child InternationalP.O. Box 4433Columbus, Georgia 31914    United States of America Hearing from you is an answer to much…

Standing To Serve

Dear Camp Family, I hope that you and yours are enjoying a loving and fun summer season.  Thank you for including me and the precious kids that are impacted by this ministry in your big heart.  I am beyond grateful…

Launching our New Chaplaincy Ministry!

Dear Camp Family, I trust that this report finds you and your family well and blessed.  Thank you for agreeing with Father for the completion of His very best intentions for our ministry.  This year has certainly presented us with…

Prayer Plea from a War Zone

Dear Camp Family, I pray that you and your family are fully alive to the goodness of God today.  I am deeply moved by your faithful prayers and support for Camp Laughing Child.  You inspire me to keep my heart,…

Changes

Dearest Camp Family, He is risen indeed!  I hope that you enjoyed a glorious Easter celebration.I am filled with gratitude as I write this important letter.  For the past 12 years, Camp Laughing Child has been blessed and honored to…

Spring Forward

Dearest Camp Family, I hope that you and your family are enjoying newness of life in these first beautiful days of Spring.  I am personally thrilled for a new season of hope.  It was a long and difficult Winter for…

Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas

Dearest Camp Family, I am celebrating, with deepest gratitude, the gift and blessing of you today. Thank you for praying and giving so faithfully and lavishly this year.  You enable Camp Laughing Child to thrive as a healing oasis within…

Moms Too

Dear Camp Family, I trust that you are enjoying a great Summer.  Thank you so much for your unwavering love and support.  Camp Laughing Child is a beautiful healing place because of your prayers and gifts. Life and ministry in…

Camp Director’s Report

Dear Camp Family, I find it hard to believe that it has already been 4 years since the first time that Camp Laughing Child was inundated with the laughter of children and their families. When I joined Camp Laughing Child,…

Spring Update

Wonderful Camp Family! I feel an overwhelming sense of love and gratitude for you as I write this exciting camp report.  I want to bless you for caring beyond mere words.  Sincere concern and the very best of intentions do…

Shiny New News

Dearest Camp Family, I am beyond grateful that you care for me and for our mission as you do. You inspire me to keep my eyes fixed on Jesus and my hands stuck to the plow of Kingdom ministry. Some…

Christmas blessings and Celebration photos.

Dearest Camp Family, May Lord Jesus fill your heart and home with His perfect love this Christmas. Thank you so much for your loving prayers and gifts directed to Camp Laughing Child this season.  Your faith-fueled generosity provides joy and…

Camp Director’s Report

Dear Camp Family, I hope this finds you well. I pray that your lives are filled with the joy and hope found in Jesus’ love. I want to share with you a few statements made by families who were a…

A Letter from Shane

Dearest Camp Family, My heart is filled with gratitude as I remember you in prayer before our loving Father. Thank you -beyond words- for your faithful and generous support of this humble ministry. It is a heartfelt thrill for me…

New year, new direction!

Happy New Year! May your new year be one marked by joyful service.  Bless you for seeking to live a life of compassion.  We are meant to be His voice, hands, and feet, within our broken families, communities, country, and…

Family Day Celebration News and PHOTOS!

Dearest Camp Family, I hope that you enjoyed a Christ-filled Christmas with those you love.  May this coming New Year be your best ever!  Thank you so much for including Camp Laughing Child in your heart.  We recently hosted the…

Camp-to-Kingdom Building Report.

Dearest Camp Family, I trust that Spring has sprung full of joy and promise for you and your family. I cannot thank you enough for your faithful love and support of this little ministry of healing for terminally-ill children. You…

Camp Report – Part 2 out of 2

Dearest Camp Family, I want to deeply thank you on behalf of Camp Laughing Child and Father’s children in Mexico. It is because you have said “YES” to His calling of love that His Word is reaching their hearts. We…

Camp Season in Full Bloom!

Dearest Camp Family, I trust that you are highly encouraged today.  Thank you again and again for your loving support of this little ministry of healing in Mexico.  We have been experiencing God’s miraculous love at work in the hearts…

Camp Report – Part 1 out of 2

Dear Camp Family, I am faced by the challenge of having to narrow down to mere words the magnificent beauty of what we are experiencing at Camp Laughing Child. I fear the inability to adequately communicate the heart of our…

2016 VISION REPORT for Camp Laughing Child

Dearest Camp Family, I trust that you are experiencing deepest intimacy with our Loving Father as we face an exciting new year of knowing Him and making Him known.  Thank you for extending His ministry of reconciliation to hurting children…

Family Day Celebration 2015.

Dear Camp Family, We hope that you enjoyed a wonderful Christ-filled Christmas this year. This past November 28th, we had the privilege and blessing of hosting our 5th annual Family Day Celebration at Camp Laughing Child. We were joined by…

Camp Laughing Child remembers Emilio…

Our hearts feel broken tonight. We just received the sad news that one of our first campers, Emilio, has lost his life-long fight against cancer. This kind and brilliant eight-year-old boy was among the very first group of kids to…

“She Watches Me from Heaven”

Dearest Camp Family, I wish that you could have been with us at Camp last week!  What a profoundly meaningful time we enjoyed.  We were delighted to welcome our first dad and first granddad to Camp.  They seemed to have…

Camp Report!

Love, prayer, hope, praise, grace, laughter, dreams; those are the words that best describe what happens at Camp Laughing Child. This past 30th of January we welcomed eleven children and eight adults to the Charlie and Hazel houses. We believe,…

Laughter-Packed Christmas Celebration!

Dearest Camp Family, Wish you could have been there!  We enjoyed a beautiful day together at Camp Laughing Child.  Several hundred children and adults walked from their villages to be with us on this special day.  Our fourth annual Family…

News and Prayer Points.

Dearest Camp Family, I pray that this note finds you surrounded on all sides by Father’s perfect love!  Thank you so much for enabling His ministry of God’s healing love for hurting boys and girls in Mexico through Camp Laughing…

Camp begins on Tuesday… Please pray!

Dear Camp Family, Bless you for making Camp Laughing Child an exciting reality for our 19 honored guests next week!  We are thrilled to host 11 children and 8 adults for our Christmas-in-July Camp.  These kids, parents, care-givers, and directors…

Easter Camp VIDEO!

Dear Camp Family, I pray that you are having a wonderful Summer.  THANK YOU again and again for supporting our Easter Camp for kids with cancer.  It was truly awesome! I am so very excited to share this brand new…

KIDS AT CAMP!! THANK YOU!

Dearest Camp Family, Bless you for making Camp Laughing Child a reality TODAY!! Thank you, far beyond words, for long supporting Father’s healing intentions for hurting kids through this little ministry.  We are enjoying back to back camps now through…

How do I say this???

PLEASE SHARE this urgent prayer request from Shane. Dearest Camp Family, I pray that His sweetness is surrounding you on all sides tonight. Thank you for loving me and supporting this healing ministry! How do I report difficult news to…

Introducing Maylín.

From Alex: Maylín has been fighting leukemia for over 2 years now.  She was diagnosed at the age of 6. It was then that her mother and father made the difficult decision of moving from their home in the country…

Camp Laughing Child program development.

The Camp Laughing Child Program Path: We offer a Christ-centered, nature-based, and animal-assisted therapeutic adventure program for children with terminal diseases who live in medical treatment/care institutions in Mexico. The duration of our camp adventure programs will vary. They are…

Beautiful Faces at Camp…

Dearest Camp Family, I trust that you are excited about this new year of love and service to Our King and His kids!  Camp Laughing Child wishes you and yours a very happy and deeply meaningful 2014. Here are some…

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! NEW VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE!!

Dearest Camp Family, Camp Laughing Child wishes you and your family a Jesus-filled Christmas.  We bless you for your prayers for us within this busy camp season.  You are cherished gifts to this little ministry. You will see from the…

The Old Switcheroo! Christmas Camp News Flash…

Dear Camp Family, I trust that you are well and blessed tonight.  I sincerely cannot thank you enough for faithfully holding us in prayer.  Hear me confess that doing ministry here in Mexico often feels overwhelmingly challenging.  We covet your…

Presenting Brenda Sofia and Jose Carlos…

Brenda Sofia is 6 years old.  She is in her second year of treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  Brenda is from Veracruz and likes drawing and dancing. Meet Jose Carlos.  He is 9 years old. Jose is being treated for…

Introducing Chucho.

Dear Camp Family, Meet Laughing Child Camper, Chucho.  He is 6 years old and is undergoing aggressive treatments for Leukemia.  Chucho is our 12TH and final confirmed camper for our Christmas Camp in just a few weeks.  His huge smile…

Now Seeking… Spiritual Foster Parents.

Dear Camp Family, I ask you, with all my heart, to rise with Camp Laughing Child in compassionate responsibility for hurting children this Christmas. Please pray about spiritually adopting one of our child campers during this season of healing and…

Danger in Mexico, by Alex Molina.

Dear friends of Camp Laughing Child, Often times I get asked by people in the U.S. if Mexico is in fact a dangerous place. The short answer to that question is “yes”. However, I rarely get a chance to explain…

Playtime at Camp Laughing Child.

Dearest Camp Family, Happy Thanksgiving!  I trust that you are overwhelmed in gratitude to Father for the perfect gift of His loving presence today.  He adores you. Yesterday was exciting!  You can see from the photos below that Camp Laughing…

Christmas Camp News Flash!!

Dear Camp Family, I trust that you have experienced new depths of His perfect love and peace this Summer.  Thank you for often including Camp Laughing Child in your prayers.  I am so humbled for your faithful prayers concerning my…

NOW PROGRESS AND THEN POWER!!

Dearest Camp Family, Bless you for your prayers over the past few weeks.  I am feeling much better after prolonged illness and a week of hospitalization.  I have certainly not missed the faulty gallbladder that is now missing…  I deeply…

Spring FORWARD! Camp photo update…

Dearest Camp Family, I pray that this brief update finds you surrounded by Father’s perfect Love.  May this Spring be filled with His very best for you and yours.  Thank you so much for including Camp Laughing Child as part…

Updated speaking schedule for February.

These are the dates that are already CONFIRMED: HOWARD UMC on February 5TH (AM) GRACE NAZARENE on Sunday, February 5TH (PM) LUNCH WITH THE LORD on Tuesday, February 7TH WYNNTON UMC on Sunday, February 12TH (AM) EAST HIGHLAND UMC Midweek…

Breaking ground for the playground!

I am so excited to report the laying of foundation stones for our playground facilities. There will be a covered shed area for rainy day games or shaded supervision of children at play. The covered area will also include a little…

Ordering our steps for an awesome 2012…

I pray that you and yours enjoyed a deeply blessed Christmas.  May we have ever increasing faith to believe Father for his very best in this exciting new year.  This week at Camp Laughing Child we are ordering stone, iron…