They’re coming home! For the past two years, Jill Duggar and her husband Derick Dillard have lived permanently in Central America. But, the couple recently announced that they’re discontinuing the Dillard Family Ministries and planning to move home to Arkansas. We’re sure their family will be excited to hear this news, but we’re wondering what prompted such a big change.
The couple shared a blog post with fans detailing their reasoning for making the move. They wrote, “Through a number of circumstances, and guided by much prayer and counsel, we are discerning the Lord leading our family’s full-time ministry back to the United States for the time being.” Watch the video below for more details about the move!
Jill recently gave birth to their second son, Samuel, making their eldest Israel a big brother! We’re sure having two kids definitely played a part in their decision. They revealed they will be moving to the northwest portion of the state to raise their family.
The couple is convinced that their work in El Salvador will be continued after they leave. “Through numerous efforts of community development, skills training, sports outreach, and local church ministry, a strong foundation has been laid that I believe the Lord will continue to grow for many years to come,” they continued. We wish them the best!
Click through the gallery below to see the Duggar family then vs. now!