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

November 6, 2020

Things I’m Thankful For in 2020

Despite Covid-19, quarantines, curfews and lockdown's, there are many things for which I'm thankful for in 2020.
September 23, 2020

Speaking Life

Now, more than ever, words of life, hope and truth are what people need to hear.
September 1, 2020
making disciples one family at a time

Making Disciples one Family at a Time

Making Disciples one Family at a Time. Changing the world often starts with one person in one family. As they give their lives to Christ, others are impacted and the Gospel spreads.
July 24, 2020
Missions without mission trips

Missions without mission trips

Missions without mission trips. The need is great and there are so many ways you can continue to serve even when you can't go on a mission trip.
June 27, 2020
Everyone has something to give

Everyone Has Something To Give

Everyone has something to give. Find out how our Covid-19 relief food program has enabled those we serve, to serve others.
May 27, 2020
Where some see darkness, we see light

Where some see darkness, we see light

Where some see darkness, we see light. Yes, evil and suffering exist in the world, but we serve a God who is all-powerful, all-loving, all-wise, and eternal.
April 28, 2020
The importance of community ministry, especially in times of crisis.

The Importance of Community Ministry

The importance of community ministry, especially in times of crisis. How our ministry was positioned to immediately have a powerful impact when the Coronavirus hit Guatemala.
April 6, 2020
Responding in times of turmoil

Responding in Times of Turmoil

Responding in times of turmoil. As the poor in Guatemala reel from the preventative measures being taken to prevent the spread of the Coronovirus. Our ministry continues to have a powerful impact.
February 18, 2020

If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Lesson learned about serving orphaned and vulnerable children children by a missionary serving in Guatemala.
January 26, 2020
staying connected to the little things in Guatemala

Staying Connected to the Little Things

Staying connected to the little things in Guatemala. Why staying in touch with those you serve is important if you want to do a good job.
January 9, 2020
2020 vision for Guatemala. Where we are going this year in our missionary work in Guatemala.

2020 Vision

2020 Vision. Find out where we are headed this year in our mission work in Guatemala serving vulnerable children and families through the Cadaniño community centers.
December 13, 2019
christmas 2019 missionary report for Guatemala ministry

2019 Ministry Report

Martiny family missionaries 2019 Guatemala ministry report Video.
December 3, 2019
Measuring Success in Ministry in Guatemala

Measuring Success in Ministry

Just how do you go about measuring success in ministry? Someone recently asked us how we do that in our ministry in Guatemala and after much thought, discussion and prayer, here is what we discovered.
November 26, 2019
For these things and more, I am thankful! Thoughts from a grateful heart. By a missionary in Guatemala.

For These Things and More, I am Thankful

For these things and more, I am thankful! Thoughts from a grateful heart. By a missionary in Guatemala.
October 24, 2019
invest in one

Invest in One

Have you ever been overwhelmed with all the problems in the world and wondered just where and how to make a difference? Here is my advice; Make a difference for one!
September 20, 2019
Our Mission vs Our Assignment.

Our Mission vs Our Assignment

Our mission vs our assignment. What is the difference and why is it important? Over 17 years as missionaries our assignment has shifted and evolved but our mission has never changed.
August 28, 2019
so they tried to kidnap a missionary

So They Tried to Kidnap a Missionary

Find out what happened when one missionary was faced with being kidnapped and how God has used that experience to be a blessing to many.
August 1, 2019
Missionary giving children a safe place to learn in Guatemala

A Safe Place to Learn

Yes, we run two community centers in Guatemala teaching Bible, computer classes and tutoring 150 kids, but hugely important is that we give them a safe place to learn. Read on to find out why that's so important.
July 2, 2019
Multiplication! Missionary goes from 30 classes a month to 300 in Guatemala in ministry.

Multiplication! From 30 classes a month to 300.

Multiplication! Missionary goes from 30 classes a month to 300 in Guatemala in ministry! Over the past few years we have seen incredible growth in our ministry in Guatemala, but it didn't happen by chance. Let me tell you how it happened.
May 29, 2019
Generational brokenness in Guatemala.

Generational Brokenness

The repercussions of generational brokenness are widely disseminated through our culture. Especially in relation to fatherlessness in Guatemala. But the cycle that seemingly persists so endlessly can be broken.
May 3, 2019
Perspective is everything when you work as a missionary in Guatemala.

Perspective is Everything

Perspective is everything when you work as a missionary in Guatemala. How we choose to see the world we live in, despite the challenges, makes all the difference.

January 1, 2015
The teachers at the Precious Moments School and Orphanage

Happenings, January 2015

This month we have been planning the curriculum and classes for the 2015 school year. Last year we saw incredible progress, both educationally and spiritually, in the […]
September 1, 2015
When God does the planning in Guatemala

When God Does the Planning

As a missionary, there are some times when God steps in, moments when you say “Ah Ha! That’s what it was all about!” You do the planning, but when you see things come together, there is no way you can claim the credit for it and you realize that it was God was working behind the scenes all along.This week I had one of those moments.
June 27, 2016
When kids love to learn great things happen!

When Kids Love to Learn

When kids love to learn great things happen! In our ministry in Guatemala I have found that teaching children is an adventure and each and every child is unique and precious in their own way. Discovering how to reach them in the way that they learn best can be a challenge.