Tag: ciudad de refugio

The Lopez-Ordoñez Family

These three children have had a traumatic experience at such a young age.  Their father, Erick, is an alcoholic.  Their mother, Madeleine, left because their father is physically and emotionally abusing her.  After the divorce, the children went to live with their mother but she was unable to support them.  Shortly thereafter, Erick married his…


Camping in the Word of God

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 This past weekend Dylan and I had the wonderful blessing of serving as leaders at a camp that our church in Guatemala, Iglesia Ciudad de Refugio (City of Refuge Church), put together for 48 at risk children from 3 different communities….


Dia De Independencia

So, I had an interesting experience this past Saturday.  It certainly isn’t one I should keep to myself, especially given the difference between Guatemalan culture and that of the U.S.  I should start by explaining that the church invited us to do this celebration of theirs with them by saying, “we are going to climb…