Life in the Guate

By: David Rule

Almost every short-term missionary that comes to Hope of Life, who realizes I’m an American, asks me similar questions. They are:

1) Are you a long term missionary at Hope of Life? Yes I am!

2) Did you ever come to Guatemala before coming here? No, my parents did though.

3) What called your […]

Life in the Guate2018-09-14T11:21:21+00:00

Buen Provecho

By: Bryan Saulton
Sometimes people ask me for a recipe or two of the food that they’ve been having during the week here at Hope of Life.  Sometimes, it’s for a salad dressing, sometimes a sauce or marinade but a lot of the time, people ask me for the recipe for my guacamole.  When […]

Buen Provecho2018-09-14T09:29:33+00:00

Yo Tengo Gozo

Have you heard the old children’s song, “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart!”? The song then continues on with peace and happiness, and the Spanish version ends with “because Christ saved me!” Well, we sing it almost every morning in my class, because it’s a favorite. The kids love getting […]

Yo Tengo Gozo2018-08-31T16:20:51+00:00

By: Evan Thomas

How many of you know the feeling of being on the verge of making your dream a reality? It’s one of the most complex feelings, but so amazing. It’s a mix of being excited about the future because it’s basically uncertain but you know it will be a fun ride; it is scary because you […]

By: Evan Thomas2018-08-27T11:45:04+00:00


By: Patti Monk
In 2013, my husband and I went on our first mission trip to Hope of Life International. It was a week filled with the movement of God. We saw food multiplied, people healed, lives saved from darkness and […]


Quality of Life

By: Chris McNutt
According to a National Geographic study, three billion people around the world use open fire to cook. This type of cooking produces about 400 cigarettes’ worth of smoke an hour. With prolonged exposure, heart and lung disease, respiratory infections and cancer can occur. In rural Guatemala, […]

Quality of Life2018-08-22T10:53:19+00:00