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

July 2, 2019
Multiplication! From 30 classes a month to 300.

Multiplication! From 30 classes a month to 300.

Multiplication. From 30 classes a month to 300! 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, the cycle stops here.

Generational Brokenness

The repercussions of generational Brokenness are widely disseminated through our culture. Especially in relation to fatherlessness. But the cycle that seemingly persists so endlessly can be broken.
May 3, 2019

Perspective is Everything

Perspective is everything. We all face challenges in our lives, how we choose to look at them is what makes all the difference.
March 25, 2019
the ultimate good

The Ultimate Good

Find out how Jesus's death on the cross help us understand the ultimate good and lead us to pursue it.
February 19, 2019
betterment to development

Moving from Betterment to Development

In seeking to help others we need to make a concerted effort to move from betterment to development if we truly want to have a lasting impact.
February 2, 2019
1 Corinthians 13

1 Corinthians 13…For Missionaries.

1 Corinthians 13…for missionaries. How can those of us in ministry apply this ancient wisdom to what we do.
January 1, 2019
How My Views Have Changed

How My Views Have Changed

How my views about ministry have changed over this past year as a missionary.
December 24, 2018
Christmas Cheer 2018

A Little Christmas Cheer!

Some Christmas Cheer from the Martiny family missionaries 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. Destiny.Not an easy word to deal with by any means.What is destiny? Do we have one? If so is it definitive and set in stone? Can it change?

Your identity defines your destiny

­­ Destiny. Not an easy word to deal with by any means. What is destiny? Do we have one? If so is it definitive and set […]
October 2, 2018
My favorite part of the wee

My favorite part of the week

­­ My favorite part of the week. I love teaching the Bible! During the 16 years we have been in Guatemala serving as missionaries, I have […]
August 30, 2018

Everyone Can Give

­­ Just because you don’t have much, it doesn’t mean you that have nothing to give. This is one of the values we have been working […]
July 27, 2018

Serving Children In Their Communities

­­ Serving children in their communities. There is an old saying, “A fence at the top of the hill is better than a hospital at the […]
June 30, 2018
Birthday Party in Santa Fe

2018 Mid-Year Update

­­ 2018 Mid-Year Report. This has been a busy year for us so far! Our ministry has grown substantially, not just in the numbers of those […]
May 30, 2018

Being a Part of Something Bigger

­­ 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 […]
April 25, 2018
Orphanage in Guatemala

Orphan Care – Beyond Orphanages, Serving for a Lifetime

­­ Orphan Care – Beyond Orphanages, serving for a lifetime. When does our ministry end? When do we check someone we have been serving off our […]
April 1, 2018

Happy Easter 2018

­­ We pray that you are well on this wonderful Easter day as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. We were blessed to be […]
March 30, 2018
orphan prevention

Orphan Prevention, Getting to the Root of the Problem

­­ Orphan Prevention, getting to the root of the problem. Children are best served in families. We know this, yet in Guatemala, as many as 80 […]
February 27, 2018
orphan care loving when it's hard

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.
January 18, 2018
Lucy reading with students in our center

Investing in People

Why we invest in people. Ministry, at its heart, is about people!
December 23, 2017

Merry Christmas 2017

My kids made me so proud this Christmas.