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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Come Rain or Shine

There I was stood behind a glass wall in the entrance of a carpark, staring out as the rain poured down outside. The sky was dark grey and ‘pouring’ is a generous word to describe the type of rain coming down, it was so heavy and relentless that it had started to leak through the glass wall and was creating puddles by my feet.  I had made the rookie mistake of forgetting about rainy season in Guatemala. Anyone would think …

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Guiding young people to God in Guatemala

(Written for ‘The Call’ CMS) I’m frequently asked, “What do you enjoy most about your work?” The answer is always the same: relationships with the people I serve and seeing their lives transformed. Often we focus on numbers but some impact cannot be counted. Relationship and transformation are not easily measurable, but they are what God is all about and are what he has been doing in me and through me in Guatemala. When I arrived in Guatemala I had …

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