Guatemala

Guatemala

Guatemala

Population: 14,376,881

Located in Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize.

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A significant portion of Catholics are basically syncretized Christo-pagans, with their traditional Mayan gods becoming Catholic "saints." Syncretism is also a challenge for evangelicals, especially those of Amerindian background.

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Against All Odds Video Follow-Up

Video follow up from Worldwide Challenge article "Mountain Farmer" Fall 2011

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Silvestre Finds His Life's Purpose at College

A Guatemalan couple strives to bring the gospel to over 100 colleges.

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More than a Man in a Movie

Guatemalan showing of Jesus film changes man who insists on reshowing it to his family, friends and townspeople

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Schoolchildren Learn About Jesus in School

30,000 schoolchildren in Guatemala learn about values and character from Jesus’ example through CrossRoads.

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Speaking With More Than Words

A church in Guatemala has many deaf members who are benefiting from marriage-related Bible study.

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Tae kwon do Opens Hearts to the Gospel

A martial arts class teaches Guatemalan youth about Jesus.

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Wrestling for the Gospel

U.S. college athlete uses his achievements to tell Guatemalans about Christ.

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Powerful Presence in Small Package

Martita Arreaga and 96 volunteers teach Guatemalan schoolchildren values and character, and lead many to Jesus.

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