Impact Ministries

Growing Godly Leaders

Impact a child’s life by giving the means to an education!

Make an Impact


Make a long-term impact through short-term missions in Guatemala. Form your own team or join the Impact Ministries Sponsorship Team!

School of Discipleship

Vision, Impact, Delight & Adventure await you with our new VIDA School of Discipleship! Spend 3 intensive months in Guatemala followed by 9 months of online mentorship

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Join us by connecting with Impact Ministries in person, through social media or by receiving stories from Guatemala in your in-box

Back to School Update

Kids in much of North America have headed back to school, and we figured it was a good time to give you an update on what has been happening in our Vida Schools in Guatemala. Some of our students have been able to be in class sometimes, others have spent much of the year learning from home. Protocols seem to change from week to week!  Through it all, God has been there, and we’ve seen children and families impacted by His love shown through our Vida teachers, the sponsors of our children, and so many others who come alongside the needs …

It takes so little to make a huge impact on health care in rural Guatemala!

Dr. Chris Brandenburg, our Medical Engagement Coordinator, just got back from a trip to Guatemala – Here’s his update: I have to say, it was so exciting to be back at the Impact Ministries Clinic! We spent time with the two local nurses recently hired to help get the clinic fully up and running again and even got to spend the week treating patients with Dr. Rivas from Guatemala. He is a Christian physician who has such an incredible heart for the poor and the Guatemalan people. We’re hoping to hire him soon to spend a week a month at the Impact …

Have you ever wished you could drop by Guatemala?

Have you ever wished you could drop by Guatemala for just a few minutes and see what God’s been doing there these days? On July 29th, we’re hoping to give you the opportunity to do just that! We’d like to invite you to join us “on location” at Vida Mocohán for our very first VidaLive event! These short interactive online events will be streamed live from our various ministry locations in Guatemala – and you’ll have the opportunity to participate by asking questions of our hosts and guests. On Thursday, July 29th, we’ll be joining Les Peters and Principal Juan Carlos at Vida …

Schools in Guatemala

For our students, having a school to go to is so much more than just an education. Vida Schools are the foundation of our ministry, and provide academics, health care, nutrition, a loving community, and an introduction to God’s faithfulness.

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Orphan Care

I don’t want him. I want nothing to do with him!”

Those were the Mom’s words the moment she saw her big-eyed newborn. The baby’s birth mother is a very needy, mentally ill woman living on the streets of Guatemala. And her baby found refuge at the Vida Children’s Home.

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School of Discipleship

To follow Jesus is to risk!
Test God amidst the challenges of real life and discover that He is ALWAYS enough!

Vision – Seeing the world as God sees it
Impact – Living life intentionally
Delight – Experiencing intimacy with Jesus
Adventure – To follow Jesus is to risk

Applications are now being accepted for January & May 2022.
We dare you to apply!

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Medical Teams

Are you a:
Nurse Practitioner
Medical Technician
Dental Hygienist
other Medical Practitioner

We’re looking for medical practitioners to serve in rural Guatemala
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