• Michael Bateman, Team Element 3, June 2015

Michael Bateman, Team Element 3, June 2015

  • July 7th, 2015

A CHANGE OF TASTE by Michael Bateman
I never felt “called” to the global mission field. Even hearty encouragement by experienced people fell on deaf ears. Things like “making of new friends” and “having a […]

  • Chris Holley testimony (Tallahassee, FL)

Chris Holley testimony (Tallahassee, FL)

  • January 3rd, 2014


I was one of four rookies on Team Brandon/Roper/Shalley (known in the evenings as “Team Moza”). What a blessing it was to be part of the team and to experience God’s love as shared […]

  • Gina Gravatt testimony (Ione, CA team)

Gina Gravatt testimony (Ione, CA team)

  • December 28th, 2013


THANKS for an amazing week Melanie, Lloyd, Will, Guatemala Joe, Mirna and kitchen ladies, Noe, Nik and construction crew and all the wonderful people who serve through the Porch. We are blessed to call […]

  • Jeff Sumner testimony (Olive Branch Church, IN)

Jeff Sumner testimony (Olive Branch Church, IN)

  • December 28th, 2013

Recently, a group from the church I serve went to Porch de Salomon for the purpose of working together for the people in and around Panajachel. This is the first of this kind of […]

“For me, I get more out of this trip than I put in.  For a person who lives in the rich, artificial world of the United States, a week in Panajachel, Guatemala is a chance to focus on what is important in life……..”  Read more
Jim Thompson - Highland County Press


“I worked hard. I played hard. And I left another piece of my heart in Panajachel as I repeatedly fall in love with the town each time I’m there………”  Read more
Lindsey Newberry- Element 3 Church



“You all are truly doing the work of Jesus; both comforting the afflicted and also afflicting the comfortable……….”  Read more
Russell Brown - Pastor Heritage UMC, Overland Park, KS