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Sarah Agee

in Guatemala

  Sarah’s passion to see excellent Biblical materials produced in Spanish and in indigenous languages of Latin America began by observing her parents’ ministry and has grown into a life calling. She grew up in Oaxaca, Mexico, where her parents, Dan and Peggy Agee have been Bible Translators with Wycliffe for over 30 years.   In 2008 Sarah graduated from Wheaton College with ...

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Mark and Kim Agrellas

in Guatemala

Mark and Kim Agrellas have been serving in Guatemala since 2005, where they minister to the impoverished or abused as well as children of missionaries.  Their children: Amanda (17), Megan (15) and Zachary (8) attend the Christian Academy of Guatemala (CAG) where Mark serves as principal and Kim teaches.  CAG’s mission is to provide a US-accredited, quality education to children ...

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Julia Arreaga

in Guatemala

Julia felt the calling for the mission field since she was a little girl.  She grew up watching her parents doing missions in Guatemala and knew her country was the place God wanted her to serve Him at.  When she was a teenager she was invited to translate for a mission trip and it was a life changing experience. After receiving ...

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Chad and Jami Bader

in Guatemala

Chad & Jami work with Mission Impact, an organization working throughout the country of Guatemala to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ through multiple branches of ministry.   Chad works with teenagers through Mission Impact's branch, called Nueva Generacion (New Generation), which focuses on bringing the gospel to teenagers in public schools and other outlets, and then doing intentional discipleship with them.  Nueva Generacion currently ...

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Carroll Bishop

in Guatemala

Carroll is the co-director and co-founder of “Shadow of His Wings” which is a Home for needy children located in Monjas, Jalapa, Guatemala.  Her ministry is to children who may be orphaned, abandoned, sexually or physically abused, or in any number of negative situations that puts them at risk for their safety and their life in general. Carroll originally came to ...


Addisyn Block

in Guatemala

Ever since her first mission trip at the age of 11 Addisyn saw for the first time the amazing impact Jesus can have on our lives. From that moment on her life was never the same and she felt a huge tug in her heart to one day GO. When Addisyn was 15 her family decided to move their entire ...

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Nate and Erin Brady

in Guatemala

Shortly after coming to Guatemala the Brady's began to see the great need for pastors and leaders to be trained. Because of this need they were led to start the "4:12 Initiative" based from Ephesians 4:12 which is "to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ," Even though there are Seminaries there ...

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Ryan Burger

in Guatemala

I am serving with Global Community Outreach in Guatemala. Our mission is to aid in the spiritual and physical needs of God’s people in Guatemala through discipleship, distribution of nutritious meals, clean and safe water, provisioning of healthy living environments, and education. We have feeding programs in Guatemala using “Kids Against Hunger” manufactured meals, Home for Widow’s Project, “Living Water” water ...

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Jerry and Dianna Bush

in Guatemala

  Jerry and Dianna first travelled to Guatemala in 2012 on a mission trip with their church. Over the next 2 years, they sensed God’s leading and answered the call to full-time mission work in Guatemala. After more than a year of preparations, the Bushes will move in June 2015. Through many months of searching for the right connection in Guatemala, the ...

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Art and Lisa Camarena

in Guatemala

   As Ambassadors for Jesus Christ, Arthur and Lisa Camarena have been serving as full-time missionaries in Guatemala since 1996. Arthur had a career for 33 years in Insurance and as a Financial Consultant in both California and Arizona. As President of Professional Business Analysis, Art worked with professionals and business owners. He also served on Boards of Directors of ...

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James and Ellie Carr

in Guatemala

James and Ellie Carr have committed to serving as house parents for boys from impoverished and broken homes in Guatemala City. The Carrs are originally from Athens, Georgia.  James worked as a Firefighter/Paramedic for a metro-Atlanta fire department, and Ellie has worked as a Registered Nurse at a local hospital.  After going on several short-term mission trips through Watkinsville First Baptist ...

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Oscar and Karla Chiquito

in Guatemala

Equipping Evangelical churches in Guatemala to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to their communities  Oscar was born into a very poor family in Sumpango Guatemala and accepted Jesus into his heart at the age of twelve. Despite beginning with literally nothing, God blessed Oscar with a BA in Business & Finance and a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree ...

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Caroline Coil

in Guatemala

Caroline provides teacher training, materials, transportation and financial support to make possible exciting presentations that lead children to Christ. Working with local men, women and youth Caroline’s goal is to enable them to present a Bible lesson that not only tells a story but also applies Biblical truths to the lives of the saved and the unsaved child. Other activities ...

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Edgar and Laura Cojon

in Guatemala

Laura came to Guatemala in the spring of 2004 as a student teacher at the Christian Academy of Guatemala. During this time she saw the impact that the teachers at CAG had on the students and the great need for more teachers on the mission field. After graduating from college, she felt the Lord’s calling to return to CAG. She ...

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Cyndi Cope

in Guatemala

Cyndi Cope moved to Guatemala in August of 2005 to serve with the James Project of Latin America (Shadow of His Wings Orphanage).  She worked as a house mother, teacher, team coordinator, sponsorship coordinator and finished out her time as the public relations coordinator in December of 2013.  Throughout her years of living and serving in Guatemala, she developed a ...

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Randall and Jackie Darby

in Guatemala

In December of 1992, Randall & Jackie moved to Mexico in order to begin an intense study of the Spanish Language and moved directly to Guatemala after graduating.  For the next eight years, they directed and facilitated a home for orphaned/ abandoned teenagers. They have also served in leadership over the many years, and have networked with on-going Guatemalan ministries ...

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Levi and Jackie Davis

in Guatemala

Levi and Jackie are Sharing HIS Plan in Guatemala. Since 1998, the two have served in various ministerial capacities together in their separate spiritual gifts in Florida and Indiana. In 2004 and 2005, Levi traveled to Guatemala on several short term mission trips. After the first trip, he was strongly called by God to strengthen and build His kingdom in Guatemala ...

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Jim and Bonnie DeHart

in Guatemala

Jim and Bonnie have been serving in northern Guatemala in the department of Petén since 2009.  This sparsely populated area has the lowest economic standing in Guatemala and contains hundreds of rural villages of Mayan decent.  Focusing on one village at a time, the DeHarts minister to the poor and make disciples.  To address both spiritual and physical needs, they ...

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Linda DeVault

in Guatemala

Linda is serving the Lord in the city and department of Huehuetenango, located in the mountains of northwestern Guatemala.  Her primary passion is to disciple women , youth, and school-age children in small group settings.  Linda’s ministry goal is to be Spirit-led, loving and consistent not only in teaching but in living the life of a disciple in front of ...

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Amy & Adbeel DeYoung-Alvarez

in Guatemala

Amy (DeYoung) and Adbeel Alvarez   Amy took her first overseas mission trip to Guatemala in 1999, where she heard God’s call for her to serve Him overseas for life on the mission field. She came full-time to Guatemala in September 2001 and began working with New Life School in Santa Maria de Jesus using her skills in occupational therapy. She loves ...


Jason and Nissi Dolan

in Guatemala

Jason and Nissi, together with their 3 girls live and serve in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala. Growing up together in a small church in Denton, TX they were very active in missions, traveling to Mexico, Costa Rica, Ireland, Russia, and Holland, as well as local missions in the States. Those many years involved in short term missions prepared their hearts ...

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David and Kathy Doss

in Guatemala

Since coming to Guatemala in 2001 David and Kathy have focused on ministry to English speakers and to the poor. Their ministry to English speakers includes; Hosting medical and dental teams. Directing a coffeehouse with an emphasis on serving westerners in the city of Quetzaltenango. Providing spiritual and social support to individuals in the transient and expatriate western community. Their ministry to Guatemalan’s includes; Church planting ...

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Vivian Douglas

in Guatemala

Vivian works at Casa Bernabe, an orphanage in Guatemala, teaching, discipling and preparing children for ministry outreach. Vivian Douglas first became interested in missions through attending the Urbana Missions Conference in 1990. After a series of unfruitful attempts to go into missions, she put it on the back burner. Then in January 1995, through the reading and studying of Isa. 40-42 ...


Kenneth and Joy Eisner

in Guatemala

Kenneth and Joy Eisner and their three daughters: Abigail, Emma, and Sara serve at Christian Academy Guatemala. Kenneth is the Computer Systems Coordinator and Joy teaches secondary (6-12) choral and general music and is the coordinator for the Department of the Arts. Their mission focus will be Third Culture Kids (TCKs). CAG is an American accredited school that serves 225 children ...


Michelle Fisher

in Guatemala

Michelle first visited Guatemala in 2013 with NCC to volunteer with Champions in Action. A fire ignited in her heart for the people and the country. A need arose in the organization for a full time volunteer to help expand the reach to more mentors and youth throughout the city. She is excited to work with Champions in Action to bring ...

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Ed and Mary Fox

in Guatemala

Ed and Mary Fox have lived and worked among the Maya K’iche’ people of Guatemala for 24 years, helping provide the K’iche’ people with the Word of God in their heart language. Ed was born in Guatemala, where his parents were translators among a larger group of K’iche’ speakers. At Wheaton College he majored in Cultural Anthropology, later serving as ...

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Dennis and Barbara Freed

in Guatemala

Denny and Barb met while serving individually in Tanzania, East Africa, over 20 years ago and began their journey as a married couple there.  They moved to Guatemala in 2008 with their three daughters, to serve in ministry to children at risk and see now how God has been preparing them over the past six years to fill the role ...

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Jessica and Emanuel Gormley de Perez

in Guatemala

Since graduating from Grove City College in 2004 with a B.S. in Elementary Education, Jessica taught middle school Spanish and Language Arts at her alma mater, Pittsburgh Urban Christian School for three years. She has lived in Chichicastenango, Guatemala since the fall of 2007, when she moved to Guatemala to teach missionary children. Jessica and Emanuel got married in August of ...

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Nathan and Claudia Hardeman

in Guatemala

Nathan and Claudia serve the children of Guatemala City. Nathan is a Missionary Kid (MK) and Claudia is attending seminary. Nathan was born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala to Southern Baptist Missionaries. He spent his entire life there until moving to Athens, GA to attend the University of Georgia. He has a Bachelor's degree in International Business. In 1996, Nathan felt a strong ...

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Steve and Bev Hebert

in Guatemala

Steve and Bev joined the missionaries at Shadow of His Wings Orphanage in 2013. Bev teaches English in the school and Steve serves in maintenance and with work teams.  The orphanage is a home for abused children in Monjas, Jalapa, Guatemala. Steve went on a one-week mission trip to the orphanage, with his church in 2007. During that week of ...


Amanda Heisey

in Guatemala

Amanda Heisey serves with the Christian Academy of Guatemala (CAG) teaching 3th grade. After completing her student teaching at CAG, God has presented the need and given her a heart for the Latin-American community and culture. She is very excited to find God calling her to teach in Guatemala now. Representing over 50 mission boards, CAG provides a quality American-accredited education ...

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Allison Holbeck

in Guatemala

Allison is serving in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala, at Fundaninos Children’s Home. Her main role there is principal of the school. She brings with her 10 years of experience as an elementary school teacher. Allison is leading a team of 9 teachers as they educate approximately 50 students of all different ages. Allison is utilizing her skills and knowledge to ...


Christina Koller

in Guatemala

Christina (better known as Chrissy) has served in full time missions for a total of almost ten years since 1997. The majority of that decade has been served working with children in Guatemala. Her desire is to see kids discipled in the Lord and to grow in a relationship with Him. Her current role has her training up children's ministry ...


Eric and Jessie Larimer

in Guatemala

Eric Larimer serves at the Christian Academy of Guatemala (CAG). Eric teaches middle school science and high school chemistry. He also coaches the middle school boys’ basketball team and leads a high school discipleship group. Jessie volunteers at CAG and also serves on the board of the Weaving Hope Ministries, which runs a shelter for abused women and their children. CAG ...


Susan Lee

in Guatemala

In 2013 after many short term mission trips God called Susan to full time ministry in Guatemala. Susan servers along side of Medical Missions Ministries (www.mmm-guatemala.com) an established ministry whose purpose is to help the churches of Guatemala become influencial in their communities. Susan's call is to help the women of these churches become influencial in their communities. Guatemala is a ...


Vinicio and Karry Lopez

in Guatemala

God used Guatemala to unite this couple in a unique way. He called Karry to missions through a short term trip to Guatemala in 2001. She returned to work in an indigenous village outside of Antigua from 2003-2006. A short time after leaving the mission field, she met her future husband, Vinicio.   Vinicio was born and raised in Quesada, Guatemala. ...

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Greg and Gail Malczewski

in Guatemala

Greg and Gail are teachers at the Christian Academy of Guatemala (CAG). They began their ministry at CAG in August 2005.  Greg has 3 main courses: Bible 7, Bible 12, and American History 8 and a half credit elective, Computer Applications & Keyboarding. On top of all that he is the Seventh Grade advisor and homeroom teacher. Throw in the Honor ...

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Chad & Kacie Meers

in Guatemala

Following a calling and a passion to connect people with God by preaching the Gospel and caring for those in need, Chad and Kacie moved to San Cristobal, Guatemala only one week after being married in October of 2014.  Together, Chad and Kacie host teams in their team facility in San Cristobal.  Team ministry is a great way to reach ...


Betty Merida

in Guatemala

Betty was born and raised in Guatemala. She accepted the Lord in June of 1997 through the testimony of a short term missionary. She is a physical education teacher and holds another degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. She has served the Lord for 11 years now, training teachers, pastors, women and serving short term missions. She shares ...

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Drew and Cindy Metcalf

in Guatemala

Drew and Cindy Metcalf work with children who have been abused, traumatized or abandoned. They provide Christ-centered counseling, music, fun activities, arts & crafts, and creative teachings capturing the hearts of children who need positive change. They build programs of hope and healing for at-risk children, as well as help orphanages change to become healing communities. They train the staff of ...

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Lisa & Rolando Monterroso

in Guatemala

Lisa and Rolando will begin their ministry together in Guatemala in early 2013.  Rolando felt God’s call when he was a teenager to minister to kids, especially orphans, in Guatemala.  He has been working with children through several ministries and orphanages since that time.  He is passionate about illustrating the love and hope of Jesus to kids.  Rolando plans to ...

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Janet Moutray

in Guatemala

Janet worked with Casaverde Ministries feeding program in an community just outside Guatemala city called Ciudad Peronia.   Peronia started as a squatters village several years ago.  The área they work in is steeped in poverty, crime and gang activity.  They started about 15 years ago with a simple feeding program and bible club for some neighborhood children has grown to host not only the children/youth feeing program, but ...


LynnAnn Murphy

in Guatemala

Huehuetenango, a city nestled at the base of the Cuchumatanes Mountains in northwestern Guatemala, has been home for LynnAnn and her daughter Jessie since June of 2010.   LynnAnn’s primary passion is sharing the gospel and teaching the Bible to Mam Indians in remote, mountain areas where education is very limited and oftentimes the people cannot read. God recently led her ...

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New Life With Education

in Guatemala

New Life with Education is a primary school for children with special needs. The school is located in Santa Maria de Jesus, a Mayan village high on the side of a volcano above Antigua Guatemala. Judy Kerschner is the founder and administrator. The Goal of New Life with Education is for children with different abilities to see themselves in God’s eyes, ...

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Carl and Lisa Norton

in Guatemala

  Carl and Lisa Norton are excited to once again be following God to Latin America.  They will be transitioning from Jacksonville, FL to Magdalena Milpas Altas, Guatemala .  They will be serving with Project For Hope, a ministry for fatherless families that will assist with employment, healthcare, and education while investing in the lives of children.  Their goal is for ...


David and Lindsey Owens

in Guatemala

We are serving in El Rosario, Guatemala, a small village about an hour outside of Guatemala City. Our mission is to aid in the spiritual and physical needs of God’s people in Guatemala through discipleship, empowering them to live out the Great Commission in their own communities and culture.   God is allowing us to meet physical needs through various projects. The ...

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Pedro and Ana

in Guatemala

Pedro and Ana are native Guatemalans of Mayan ancestry that work to bring the New Testament to the Mayan peoples of Guatemala. Pedro started translating the New Testament into his native language, Tzutujil, in 1982. He worked with an American translation team, but also received help from his wife Ana. The project was completed in 1993. Today the Tzutujil people enjoy hearing ...


Vidal and Cathy Pérez

in Guatemala

Vidal and Cathy Pérez are working in Tectitán, Guatemala. Vidal contranslated the New Testament into Tektitek and is a native speaker of the language. He started working on the translation in 1994 and it was dedicated to the people of Tectitán in 2005. Cathy taught 4 years at a Christian Academy of Guatemala. Vidal and Cathy met at their church ...


Lauren Pupchik

in Guatemala

Lauren Pupchik’s life was transformed when she experienced the Father’s love and His healing embrace in a wonderful way and just couldn’t keep quiet about it! God called Lauren to serve Him in Guatemala on her 18th birthday while on a short-term missions trip. In the last few years, Abba Father revealed her purpose in Guatemala is share the message ...

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Michael and Kambria Robertson

in Guatemala

The Robertsons direct and operate a child wellness ministry as well as a dental outreach ministry to the indigenous people of Guatemala. The wellness center called House of Hope ministers to the spiritual needs of the children by teaching them from the Bible and sharing the gospel with them. Second, they minister to the children’s emotional needs by providing love ...

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Chris Russell

in Guatemala

After being called to missions as a senior in high school and waiting 20 years to fulfill this dream, Chris began his missions’ career in Guatemala in 2009.  He began a children’s ministry know as “Nueva Generación,” or “New Generation.” ( N.G.)  N.G. was established to bring a lasting change, spiritually, mentally and emotionally, to the children, youth and families of ...

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Chad and Kellie Shepherd

in Guatemala

Chad and Kellie along with their son Caleb, and daughters Aleksandra and Sterling are based in San Lucas, Guatemala, where they are in the development process of Casa de la Abuelita, a home for abandoned babies and young children. The Shepherds have a passion that comes from James 1:27, where we are told that pure religion is taking care of ...

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George and Vonda Sisneros

in Guatemala

Our missionary journey is not what we expected.  It is so much more incredible. My wife and I landed in Guatemala City in July 2012 with our 3 brave kids and have spent the last 10 months working in the village of El Rosario, about 45 minutes outside of Guatemala City. Our days are never the same.  God has asked us to ...


Christi Smith

in Guatemala

Christi Smith will be working in with CTEN at the Christian Academy of Guatemala (CAG) as a middle and high school Physical Education teacher.  She has a master’s in Public Health, a bachelor’s in Exercise Science, and is a certified Health and Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine. Her calling to the mission field is new, fresh, ...

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David and Julie Sutton

in Guatemala

The Sutton family has been in Guatemala since 1999. They have served in many types of ministry during the years they have lived there. With Julia being a RN, they have worked extensively with medical teams. They lived for one and a half years in a remote village operating a clinic outside their home for the poor. Since moving to ...

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Therapy Clinics International

in Guatemala

Therapy Clinics International (TCI) was founded by Jennifer Hoines, PT, DPT.  The purpose for starting the nonprofit organization is to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to make disciples through addressing, providing education in, coordinating and delivering basic rehabilitation and mental health services on a domestic and international level.  Jennifer and those serving with her are committed to changing communities ...


Marybeth Tomlinson

in Guatemala

  Marybeth Tomlinson has been a misisonary in Peten Guatemala since 2003.  The Peten is the northern jungle area and is dotted with hundreds of rural villages of Mayan decent.  Malnutrition and lack of education have stunted their growth physically and mentally and kept them in their poverty. With the help the schools in the villages, Marybeth has a nutritional supplement ...

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Michelle and Karlo Vallar

in Guatemala

The Vallar family lives in San Cristobal, Guatemala serving the missionary kids at CAG (Christian Academy of Guatemala). Karlo, Michelle and their four kids, Elijah, Cheryl, Nathan, and Danielle have been in Guatemala since early 2011. They moved from Colorado. Michelle Vallar works full time in the nurse’s office providing basic health needs for the staff and the student body ...

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Jennifer (Burleson) and Alan Velasquez

in Guatemala

Brought together by God in what they thought was a one-time meeting, Alan and Jennie were married in November of 2010.  They are thrilled to be serving the Lord together in Guatemala. On September 6, 2013, God blessed them with a baby, Bonnie Claire.  Jennie is continuing to serve at Christian Academy of Guatemala. This is her ninth year. C.A.G. is ...

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Viña Association

in Guatemala

The Viña Association is a non profit ministry dedicated to empowering ethnic minorities, and all oral learners, to grow into their full potential in Christ. With Maya, Latin and North American staff, our vision is to see minority people groups advancing the kingdom of God. Because the vast majority of them are oral learners—people who either do not read or ...


Dawn Zimmerman

in Guatemala

  Dawn first came to Guatemala on an Orphan Resources work team in 2009. They worked in orphanages in and around Guatemala City. It didn’t take long for her to fall in love with the country and its children. In April of 2012 Dawn left the states to volunteer at Manos de Compasion, a children’s home, for six months. Manos is ...

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Tabitha and Marvin Zurita

in Guatemala

Marvin and Tabitha serve in Guatemala with two ministries: the Christian Academy of Guatemala (CAG) and Suffer the Children.  Tabitha teaches 5th grade at CAG. She has had a passion for missions since childhood, and known through different ministry experiences that she’d be working with children. After studying Spanish, God has given her a heart for the Latin-American community and culture.  ...