Ministry of Presence

One of the reasons For The Love of Missions supports local leaders in their vision for their community is because they are living out a ministry of presence in their communities. A ministry of presence takes time (sometimes lots of time) to allow relationships to grow organically and not be forced. The Guatemalan leaders we […]

Mentoring Program – Field Trip

Families in the Mentoring Program took a Saturday field trip outside the Zone 3 Garbage Dump Community to a beautiful park. There they experienced God’s creation and the world outside of their everyday environment. The families were taught to fish and were able to use fishing equipment at the park to try to catch fish […]

The Power of Play

In this video you see families in our mentoring program playing together. Every family we talked to is thankful for the Saturday activities because they take their minds off their everyday problems. The mentors have multiple purposes for the Saturday activities they plan. One is they want to take the families out of their every day […]

Mission Trips 2017

Are you ready to go on a mission trip in 2017? Exciting things are happening with For the Love of Missions and these trips are your opportunity to see and feel what God is doing in person. We are finalizing our teams for the remaining 3 scheduled trips of 2017. Connect with the team contact to […]

The Poor are Created in the Image of a Creative God

  The Bible tells us that humans are created in the image of God. It is easy to see that God is creative, just look at His creation from the earth to the intricacies of the human body. So if we are created in the image of God and God is creative, then we are […]

2017 Mission Trip Opportunities

Is God calling you to go on a mission trip in 2017? For the Love of Missions has three trips still open for 2017, and we know God has amazing plans for each trip. Spots are limited and the sign-up period ends in just a few days. If you are thinking about going (even just […]

Mentoring Program

One of the things the mentors are finding as they build relationships with families living in the Guatemala City garbage dump is there is a dysfunction in how the family relates to each other. They have found a lot of negativity towards the children, including comparisons such as “why can’t you be more like so […]

  On this day of remembering Martin Luther King Jr., we reflect on his many challenging teachings. This one is relevant to the work of For the Love of Missions from his sermon  “A Time to Break the Silence” (Riverside Church, New York, April 4, 1967). “We are called to play the Good Samaritan on life’s […]