Praying for Guatemala

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Many of you might be wondering: “Why is Eastmont not going to Guatemala this year?” Before I answer that question let me tell you about some of the reasons why we do go. I’ve spoken before about the people, how kind, welcoming and loving they are. But then there are the practical and missional reasons. Practically, this is […]

Spotlight on Missions: Mission Dignity

Spotlight on Missions: Mission Dignity 2

In the Bible, God shows great compassion for the poor and needy. And because God cares, we should care too. For the past seven-and-a-half years, I have seen Eastmont step up in obedience to provide for those in need. We have hosted food distributions, loved on mothers and children at the Friendship Mission, partnered with […]

Spotlight on Missions: Goodwyn Middle School

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Pursue the well-being of the city I have deported you to. Pray to the Lord on its behalf, for when it thrives, you will thrive.” Jeremiah 29:7 The context of this verse is suffering and exile. We might expect God to call them to patiently endure, but that’s not what he does. He tells them to immerse […]

Bucks Abroad

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As I write this article, Jamie and Lauren, with baby Maddox in tow, are preparing to return to South Asia. The Lord has gifted them eleven precious months with family, friends, and ministry partners here in the States and now it is time to GO again. While leaving is bittersweet in some ways, I know they […]

The Gospel in Guatemala

The Gospel in Guatemala 5

Guatemala has been called “the most evangelical country in Latin America.” Catholics and Protestants have focused their mission efforts here, and you can see the results by the number of churches. On the surface, it appears that Christianity is thriving. You’re probably wondering, “Why then do we send a team there every year? “The truth is that similar to America, Guatemala […]