Matt FergusonCzech Republic, General, Guatemala2 Comments

In the fall of 2012 I was with some friends from Phoenix Roasters on a coffee plantation in northwest Panama. Our new friend Lorenzo Caballero (pictured above with Greg Sweatt of Phoenix Roasters) was taking us on a tour of the farm and we stopped for a while by a river and worshiped in a sanctuary not made by human … Read More


Matt FergusonGeneral2 Comments

Just recently I had the privilege of going to Rome to commemorate Ash Wednesday at a Catholic Mass led by Pope Francis. I had never before been to an Ash Wednesday service where I received ashes on my head as a reminder of the beginning of Lent. I shared this experience with my friends Chris Haynes, a fellow missionary in … Read More

Nehemiah House

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“You have saved us.” These are the words my friend Tanya told me as I delivered a gift this past December from the English Connection. She is the director of the Nehemiah House in Užhhorod, Ukraine. Every year we try to provide money for their summer English Camp program. This past year due to some circumstances with our giving and … Read More

Pageant of Hope Project and God’s Never Ending Provision

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This week we are returning to Guatemala to work with our partners in Panajachel, Guatemala, at the Porch de Salomon (Solomon’s Porch). We will be doing a very unique project and I am really looking forward to seeing how God will use it. We recently formed a new partnership with an organization called the Pageant of Hope and we will … Read More

Winter Trip Part 1

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Last week we finished up a successful six weeks in Europe. It was a quick and busy but very fruitful time. We helped with three mini-camps during the winter school breaks as well as take part in a trip to Belarus to plan for the summer camp we will do later this year. I will fill you in on how … Read More