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, […]
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 […]
We are planning a Leadership Vision Trip for November 3-10, 2018. Do you want to find out how your church or business can support the work God is doing through For the Love of Missions in Guatemala? A great first step is coming to Guatemala with us to see the work first hand. Send a […]
We are looking for Spanish fiction books of all reading levels. The Duncan Learning Center in our building in the Guatemala City garbage dump community is now open to students from elementary to college. We are hoping to supplement the resources in the library. Children of all reading levels can check out books from this […]
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 […]
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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 […]
As the relationships have deepened and trust has grown through the mentoring program, the mentors have been able to lead activities around Biblical topics to grow the faith of each member of the program. Recently the families learned about forgiveness. Forgiveness is such a powerful force. Join us in prayer for God’s spirit to bring […]