Real Relationships

In my experience when working with children and young people through fun, engaging and enjoyable activities it can be easy to stay on the surface level of friendship and relationship. It is easy to focus on the planning, preparation and good execution of activities and programmes.Of course, there is nothing wrong with that, it is a joy to have fun activities for children and young people, especially when the majority of the children and young people attending live their lives …

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First Fruits

I started this year full of anticipation and excitement for what God had in store for me in my role as coordinator of programmes at our centre for young people here in Guatemala. God placed a team of dedicated and gifted people around me at Centro Opp and He has continued to grow that team and help us deepen in relationship with Him and one another. In turn we have been able to grow several of the programmes at the …

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Perfect love casts out fear

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear . . . “ 1 John 4:16-19 Yesterday morning I was sat enjoying the warm yet fresh Guatemalan air in Mark and Rosalie’s (CMS Mission Partners) beautiful garden. The SKD Guatemala team were together for a team retreat, a very welcome space and time to rest, reflect and refocus. Our director had shared some words with us and invited us to take some time on own with God …

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