by Loren Valladares | July 16, 2022 2:04 AM
We are safe and sound in Guatemala and ready to serve in Tabernáculo Cristiano Church with Pastor Byron Galdámez.
by Loren Valladares | July 16, 2022 3:20 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 16, 2022 3:23 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 16, 2022 3:28 PM
by Gustavo Moreno | July 16, 2022 3:31 PM
We spent time packing the food into bags and then we prayed over them. We can't wait to see God's grace pour into people's lives through these bags!
by Loren Valladares | July 16, 2022 3:32 PM
by Gustavo Moreno | July 16, 2022 11:40 PM
The church usually has fundraising activities to help people in need and we had fun cleaning and preparing the area for a market that will be held here.
by Gustavo Moreno | July 16, 2022 11:48 PM
by Gustavo Moreno | July 17, 2022 12:20 AM
by Loren Valladares | July 17, 2022 5:37 PM
Today we celebrated Ethan's 18th birthday. We love celebrating birthdays, HAPPY BIRTHDAY ETHAN!
by Loren Valladares | July 17, 2022 10:00 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 18, 2022 12:24 PM
We had a lot of fun yesterday afternoon with the youth from the church and the community - we ate food, played games, and learned from God's word.
by Loren Valladares | July 18, 2022 12:40 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 18, 2022 12:52 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 18, 2022 1:20 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 18, 2022 8:46 PM
Today we made a picture frame craft. All the kids from VBS enjoyed making them!
by Loren Valladares | July 18, 2022 8:49 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 19, 2022 10:30 PM
It was a blessing to have Pastor Daniel share the word with us.
by Loren Valladares | July 19, 2022 11:51 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 20, 2022 12:01 AM
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 12:34 AM
Today we enjoyed being with all the kids from the church. We had fun making gospel bracelets.
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 3:58 PM
We love helping people and sharing about Jesus! We met a family that touched our hearts and we will be praying for them.
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 4:06 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 4:10 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 4:14 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 4:20 PM
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by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 4:28 PM
by Loren Valladares | July 22, 2022 4:35 PM
July 23, 2022 5:18 PM
It has been a blessing getting to read these daily updates! Thank you to Loren and Gustavo for the updates and for your investment in the lives of your local community and your service to our Lord Jesus Christ!
July 23, 2022 8:54 AM
Thank you Loren for your faithful posts to the website. It was wonderful to see the church’s progress and activities. God bless you all in your worthy endeavors for your community for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior!
July 18, 2022 8:46 AM
It's so cool to see all these updates and know you all are doing well. Keep up the good work!! Also, happy birthday Ethan :D
July 17, 2022 7:57 PM
Happy Birthday Ethan! Good job guys! Keep up the good work!
Deborah & Eli Ratajczak
July 17, 2022 6:50 PM
Feliz Cumpleaños Ethan! What a memorable 18th birthday.
July 17, 2022 5:52 PM
Happy 18th BD, Ethan!!! A huge thank you to the PPM staff for making Ethan’s BD special! Praying for the whole team this week!
July 16, 2022 4:33 AM
Welcome to Guatemala City! Our Promise Keepers (Men's Accountability Group) will be lifting you all up this Saturday morning at 7 am and through your entire journey in ministry. "[God] is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His [resurrection] power that is at work within us" (Ephesians 3:20 NIV).
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