Just got back from a trip to Guatemala. I had the privilege of participating in a campaign in Guatemala City that was sponsored by Hope For Life (ministry of Herald of Truth). I got to speak 3 evenings on the topic “New Year, New Life.”
Since August, the Lea La Biblia radio program that I do has been on the air twice daily, Monday through Friday, on Radio Progreso in Guatemala. Then this past week, students from the Biblical Institute of Central America canvassed the area, setting up Bible studies and inviting people to the campaign. Before we arrived, they had already baptized four people. (there were 9 baptisms in all)
The event itself was held at the church of Christ in Pinares del Norte, a neighborhood of Guatemala City. They have a beautiful building, ideal for hosting gatherings like that. And the Pinares church has a powerful music ministry, which really enhances everything they do. I’ll share a short video of their chorus rehearsing one evening for the next evening’s singing.
On Sunday morning, I also spoke for the Pinares church, while Steve Ridgell spoke to the church in Zone 1 (the historic downtown). In the afternoon on Sunday, Steve led a seminar for married couples while I translated for him.
Overall, it was a great trip. Steve Ridgell traveled with me from Abilene, and Rigoberto Vargas from Honduras joined us there. Our principal contact in Guatemala was Roberto Alvarez, who did a great job of setting everything up. (He and the chorus even had a wedding in another town on Saturday!)
As always, I’m grateful to get to do what I do.