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

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 […]
October 2, 2018
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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

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.
December 11, 2017
Fundaninos students serving

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
Happy Thanksgiving from the Martiny's

9 Things I’m thankful for about being a missionary

Things I’m thankful for about being a missionary. I’ve seen a lot of posts from fellow missionaries describing the difficulties of being missionary, the challenges they […]
November 9, 2017
Superhero T-shirts

A Day Out With The Boys

A day out with the boys Recently I took four boys from an orphanage out for the day and we had a wonderful experience. Among the […]
October 5, 2017
Fifteen years ago today, I became a missionary.

Fifteen years ago today, I became a missionary.

Fifteen years ago today, I became a missionary. October 1st, 2002 we boarded a plane from New Orleans to Guatemala, the start of a journey that […]
September 28, 2017
Students in our skills for life program in Colonia Santa Fe

What The Kids Say About Our Classes

August 29, 2017
Graduation ceremony

Taking our programming classes to the next level

August 10, 2017
nut and bolt

Sometimes being a missionary is about a nut and a bolt.

July 24, 2017
CADANINO, CEI

Serving those with special needs

June 26, 2017

2017 Mid Year Highlights