The families in the mentoring program have found connection and hope in their Saturday activities two times a month. These times together on Saturday are always at the end of a busy week dealing with the challenges of working, going to school, etc. but the families chose to come together for fellowship and fun. May […]
Dave Hillis writes this in his book, Playgrounds or Battlegrounds, “How we see and hope for our cities greatly affects how we behave in them, individually and collectively. We will argue that seeing our cities as God’s playgrounds, where we can see God’s redemptive Spirit already at work inviting us to join in and share […]
This week we have a team down in Guatemala. They are learning about the culture, seeing the beautiful country, and experiencing our Lord’s heart for themselves and the precious people of Guatemala and how He knits our lives together. Please join us in praise as we see the hand of God move.
Space has been one of the simplest things For the Love of Missions has provided over the years and God has blessed that simple provision. Several years ago, we heard from a few local leaders about the lack of space for ministries to use and for them to meet with community and ministry leaders. We […]
The challenges of the Guatemala City garbage dump community are many, especially for students who are dedicated to working hard at school. There are not many places and spaces available for students to get help, be encouraged or just use a computer or table to complete an assignment. The tutoring center was developed out of a […]
Community development strategies reach beyond mere charity to engage people in solving the problems in their neighborhoods,” write Alexia Salvatierra and Peter Hetzel in Faith Rooted Organizing. This builds upon a development rather than a relief approach. Often a community can solve its problems, but that development can be blocked by a number of outside […]
One tutor explained the purpose behind playing games with students as a part of their tutoring session. He said you can ask a student how their day was, and you will get a short answer, but if you play a game and get to know them, you will start to hear more of both the […]
Do you have any Spanish fiction books? Any reading level! We want to add more variety to our library in the learning center in Guatemala City. Let us know, and we will connect with you.
Lucy has been working hard to support herself and her education for more years than she can remember. Without either parent, she didn’t want to be a burden on other family members so took the responsibility on herself. Last fall she was feeling discouraged in her goal to go to the university, until she connected […]
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Thank you to everyone who participated in the golf outing. We are so grateful to sponsors, golfers, fundraisers and volunteers. Truly it was a day of local engagement for a global cause. The funds raised will continue to support life-changing mentoring and discipleship in the Guatemala City garbage dump […]