Guatemala – From Hardship to Blessing

Matt FergusonGeneral, Guatemala1 Comment

God always equips us with what we need even when the situation seems formidable. Our task is to have faith that He will provide—not what we expect, but what He wills for us. This plays out to the extreme in the story of Abraham’s “sacrifice” of Issac. When Isaac questioned the situation, Abraham responded out of full faith that God … Read More


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

Welcome Home

Matt FergusonCzech Republic, Guatemala, UkraineLeave a Comment

What do John Denver, Mötley Crüe, Phil Collins, Simon and Garfunkel, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Ozzie Osborn all have in common? They sing songs about going home. Musicians who are constantly on tour have a unique perspective on coming home after many long nights on the road which is why the idea of “home” is such a popular and universal song … Read More

2018 Guatemala Education Scholarship Update

The English ConnectionGuatemalaLeave a Comment

In 2014, we sent Matt Ferguson and Daniel Canvas to Guatemala on a vision trip to see how the English Connection could be involved in serving the local church and community in San Juan Moca, a rural community near the southern coast of Guatemala. We learned from our friend, Pastor Rafael Puac of Mt. Sainai Church, that education is a … Read More

Reestablishing Lost Connection

Matt FergusonGeneral, GuatemalaLeave a Comment

This is my friend Ramon I met in Panama in 2013. Ramon and I have many things in common. We both love Guatemala, working with children…and checking our social media accounts. I’m sure many of you can relate to that look on his face in the photo. When we are trying to connect to Facebook in the village of San … Read More