Articles, news and stories about what God is doing in Guatemala

December 11, 2018
Find out how lives were changed in Guatemala in 2018.

2018 Ministry Review

Because someone cared, lives are being changed in Guatemala. Read on to find out what has happened in our ministry this past year.
October 29, 2018
Your identity defines your destiny. Lessons learned from a missionary in Guatemala.

Your identity defines your destiny

Your identity defines your destiny. Lessons learned from a missionary in Guatemala.
October 2, 2018
My favorite part of the week in Guatemala. Teaching Women the Bible.

My favorite part of the week

My favorite part of the week in Guatemala. Teaching Women the Bible.
August 30, 2018
No matter what you have, everyone has something, even in Guatemala!

Everyone Can Give

No matter what you have, everyone has something, even in Guatemala!
July 27, 2018
Serving Children In Their Communities in Guatemala

Serving Children In Their Communities

Serving Children In Their Communities in Guatemala
June 30, 2018
2018 Mid-Year Report from missionary family in Guatemala.

2018 Mid-Year Update

2018 Mid-Year Report from missionary family in Guatemala. Our ministry has grown substantially, not just in the numbers of those we serve, but in depth and scope.
May 30, 2018
Being a part of something bigger in Guatemala.

Being a Part of Something Bigger

We are all a part of something bigger. Something bigger than ourselves, bigger than our choices, bigger than the moment we are in, even in Guatemala.
April 25, 2018
orphan care beyond orphanages serving for a lifetime in Guatemala

Orphan Care – Beyond Orphanages, Serving for a Lifetime

Orphan Care – Beyond Orphanages, serving for a lifetime. Lessons about orphan care from a missionary in Guatemala. When does our ministry end? When do we check someone we have been serving off our list and consider them “mission accomplished”? All too often in many orphanages and children’s homes, the moment they walk out the door they are forgotten.
April 1, 2018

Happy Easter 2018

Wishing you the best from Guatemala. We pray that you are well on this wonderful Easter day as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior.
March 30, 2018
Orphan Prevention, getting to the root of the problem of orphan care in Guatemala.

Orphan Prevention, Getting to the Root of the Problem

Orphan Prevention, getting to the root of the problem of orphan care in Guatemala.
February 27, 2018
orphan care loving when it's hard. Guatemala.

Orphan Care-Loving When It’s Hard

Anyone can love when it’s easy; but, it’s how we respond when things are hard, that truly demonstrates the heart of God. Serving orphans and vulnerable children in Guatemala, we have had to figure out how to do this right.
January 18, 2018
investing in people in guatemala

Investing in People

Ministry, at its heart, is about people! Serving as a missionary family in Guatemala for 15 years we have found that to be incredibly true.
December 23, 2017
Merry Christmas from the Martiny Family Missionaries in Guatemala

Merry Christmas 2017

Merry Christmas from the Martiny Family Missionaries in Guatemala!
December 11, 2017
Teaching others to teach others in Guatemala

2017 Year End Report

This has been our best year ever. I know I probably say that every year, but that’s because it’s true. In our 15 years as missionaries […]
November 23, 2017
9 things I'm thankful for being a missionary in guatemala

9 Things I’m thankful for about being a missionary

9 things I'm thankful for being a missionary in Guatemala.
November 9, 2017
A day out with the boys from the orphanage in Guatemala

A Day Out With The Boys

A day out with the boys from the orphanage in Guatemala.
October 5, 2017
Fifteen years ago today, I became a missionary in Guatemala.

Fifteen years ago today, I became a missionary.

Fifteen years ago today, I became a missionary in Guatemala.
September 28, 2017
What the kids say about our classes in Guatemala

What The Kids Say About Our Classes

What the kids say about our classes in Guatemala.
August 29, 2017
Teaching kids programming in Guatemala

Taking our programming classes to the next level

Teaching kids programming in Guatemala.
August 10, 2017
Sometimes being a missionary in Guatemala is about a nut and a bolt.

Sometimes being a missionary is about a nut and a bolt

Sometimes being a missionary in Guatemala is about a nut and a bolt.
July 24, 2017
Serving those with special needs in Guatemala

Serving those with special needs

Serving those with special needs in Guatemala.

April 1, 2015
Guatemala Missionary News April 2015.

Guatemala Missionary News, April 2015

Guatemala Missionary News April 2015. What is so amazing about the book of Esther? One of the things we find unique about Jewish culture compared to other cultures was the commandment that they care for those less fortunate, specifically, widows and orphans.
June 15, 2015
Missionary News From Guatemala

Missionary News, June 2015

A key part of our missionary work in Guatemala is our Friday night class with the girls from the orphanage Fundaninos lately we have been placing an emphasis on life preparedness. We recently finished a Bible study series on Christian work ethic and had the girls evaluate their lives and discuss the areas where they thought they could improve in that aspect.
July 1, 2015
Highlights of the Martiny missionary work in Guatemala during the first half of 2015.

Guatemala Missionary News, Mid Year Update, July 2015

Highlights of the Martiny missionary work in Guatemala during the first half of 2015.
September 15, 2015
Ministry update by Tim and Sharie Martiny, Missionaries in Guatemala.

Guatemala Missionary News, September 2015

Ministry update by Tim and Sharie Martiny, Missionaries in Guatemala. In other special activities this month, we took the girls from Fundaninos out for a day with our family. We visited a national park at Lago de los Pinos where we spent the day swimming, playing soccer and relaxing by the lake. For many of them it was the first time they had ever swam in a lake and they loved it.