We are still looking for Spanish fiction books for the library in the Duncan Learning Center. Let us know if you have any you’d like to donate.
In March, two baby girls were born in Popabaj. What is remarkable about these babies is their weight and health at birth. One weighed 7 pounds, the other 7 1/2 pounds! This is a first for Popabaj and is a testament to the nutrition and care the women and the children are receiving through the […]
The cooking program evolved out of the mentoring program. While the long-term plan is to equip each family to start their own small business selling food to the community, the short-term is a lot of fun also! To accommodate the limited space, just a couple of people from each family learn the lesson each week, […]
Our Vision Trips have the unique opportunity to come to a community with their eyes, ears and hearts open and tuned in to experience how God is working there. As they see how God works in another culture and community, they can share how He works in their lives. It is a beautiful picture of […]
Play is such a critical part of life for children in all cultures. The children in Popabaj face a lot of daily challenge, but they are able to come together during the community center days to learn and play. Their sweet giggles and playful voices are powerful to bring hope.
The mentors recently shared that they know they are building genuine relationships with the families they serve because they are being honest and real about their faith. Often in this community, people will share what they think the other person wants to hear so it shows genuine growth that the families have moved away from […]
The learning center is a strategically designed space. On the surface it might look like a basic tutoring or after school program, but to hear the tutors share their heart it is so much more. When the students first come in, the tutors spend time playing games and just being together. It is in that […]
Discipleship is a process. Our salvation comes the instant we believe, but being a disciple is a life-long journey. The local leaders in Guatemala know this and see discipleship as an investment of time and relationship. They disciple the families in the mentoring program every week as they spend time together. Over time the mentors […]
Why does For the Love of Missions empower local leaders to disciple their communities? We have learned that the best people to impact a community are those who understand the unique dynamics. For example, the creators and mentors of the mentoring program all grew up or lived in the Guatemala City garbage dump community. They […]