Good Shepherd Ministries in Guatemala is a ministry of International Indigenous Community Development (IICD) in partnership with Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina.

Good Shepherd Ministries helps individuals in indigenous communities to become disciples of Jesus Christ as they focus on spiritual, physical, emotional and community needs.

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February 28, 2017

Our children come to us, many in very high-risk situations. That has been made very real to us, especially with the babies. One was left abandoned shortly after birth in a soccer field. As she has grown a bit, her development seemed off, so I referred her to a neurolog...

February 15, 2017

We have a new medical school student at the Good Shepherd Clinic.  We are happy to have the students and proud to be a site the national university trusts to send students.  The students help us in the community outreach, schools, home visits, etc. and all of those mak...

February 15, 2017

One of the clinic´s patients died last week.  I met him through the Quiché Light the Way missionaries a few years ago, and we had been helping him acquire insulin.  He was always in precarious health, but it seemed we were able to always help in just the nick of time....

February 15, 2017

Bees are doing well.  Roger has resisted in opening the hives, because they are sealed for the winter.  Interesting to watch the bees as they enter and leave the little boxes they live in.  Indigenous people have told us that bees are a sign of God´s blessing and you s...

February 15, 2017

The children´s home has a number of older children now, which is challenging.  Their needs are more complicated than those of the babies and younger children, and among those needs is providing a good education so they will have a better future.  A good education impac...

February 15, 2017

Today was the united church service in Quetzaltenango.  This year there will be four....one had already been held in Cantel and today, the second, was in the bigger city of Quetzaltenango.  The third will be held four hours away in the town of Uspantan, and the last on...

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