Author: Bradley Burck

(Camas, WA – July 28, 2019) Author, missionary, orphan ambassador, and speaker Dorie Van Stone passed away today in a retirement community in Florence, South Carolina, at the age of 97. Dorie was a remarkable woman with an amazing faith. Her life was a living testament to God’s incredible faithfulness amid the most hopeless circumstances. She was abandoned at a San Francisco-area orphanage as a very young child. Shunned by her...

For the last four years, visiting teams at Dorie’s Promise have faithfully served the children at Casa de Pan feeding center outside the Guatemala City landfill. The weekly visits with Pastora Mercedez and her staff have been a staple of our community work. Pastora Mercedez works with some of the poorest, most socially outcast residents of Guatemala City. The families she serves primarily work as “scavengers”...