Scholarships and Beyond

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The English Connection has been committed to providing education for children in Guatemala for the past three years. If you have been following us you would recognize one little girl who has been in many of the photos from our trips. Her name is Stella. She comes from a family with a single mother of four daughters. This past year … Read More

Giving Tuesday

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Today is a day referred to as Giving Tuesday. It’s a rather recent tradition and some people aren’t even aware that it exists. It began in 2012 as a response to the commercialization and consumerism of the post-Thanksgiving season. It provides a nice bookend to the past five days. We start off with Thanksgiving, a holiday where we get together … Read More

Be a Game Changer in Guatemala

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Game Changer

When a child in a rural village is given the opportunity to continue school rather than going to work, the potential for a better life increases tremendously. Last year The English Connection helped 12 families in the Guatemalan village of San Juan Moca provide a year of education for a child. This year we hope to increase that number to … Read More

Summer 2016 Recap

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The fatherless worshiping the Father

Hello friends, I hope you are doing well and enjoying the cooler autumn temperatures. I have been back stateside for almost a month now and am almost finished with my quest to enjoy all the foods I do without most of the year. But on the flip side of that I get to experience some new and different foods in … Read More

EC in Guatemala

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This week a team of six people from Birmingham Community Church are traveling down to Guatemala and the village of San Juan Moca. This is the place where we provide scholarships for children to be able to continue their schooling. They are working with our friend Pastor Rafael to promote a pastor’s conference we will help lead later this year. … Read More