6 results for month: 07/2016


Planning for Synergy: Growing in Capacity

"Finally I'm getting what CMT Guatemala does! It is wonderful to have an organization not in competition but in clear interest of serving a bigger network". - J. Paduán, Instituto "Fe y Libertad" For several months we have taken time to walk alongside many urban leaders who work and serve in a variety of well known organizations. The journey has been really interesting: We have found so many similarities that have moved us to get closer and closer learning to trust each other, praying with one-another, but also thinking of intentional ways to work in collaboration for the greater good. Or, as we stated in Synergy 2015, "how do we love our city ...

How To Build Communications Together

"We generally use both ways of communication: Informative but also Interaction. We need to learn together of what God does and how to share it." - Silvia López We are half-way the training program. The experience has been transformational, incarnational. This program is an opportunity to build relations, share experiences, encourage one-another, learn how to build capacity; but most of all, build trust among urban leaders who love their city, who are committed in what they do, and who are eager to bless their communities. The time we have spent together in training (formally) and in relationships (informally) have moved us to connect our minds and ...

Brainstorming… and Working Together

"I am learning a lot through my friends of CMT on how to address the urban poverty. Glad to have people to work with in the City". - Philip Wilson, Founder of Ecofiltro Through many contacts and many visits to the Ecofiltro's plant outside Antigua Guatemala, we had the opportunity to begin conversations with this company in order to build trust and find viable strategies for urban transformation. What I just said sounds like the Synergy philosophy, right? Precisely, that is what it is! We are privileged that God moved us towards this kind of approaches in order to think together for the greater good. That is how last week we had a "brainstormi...

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And The Word Became Flesh

By Aury Sandoval This last Saturday, my husband and I, went to do some shopping. We needed to buy a variety of groceries and some car accessories. After a whole day doing so, he said, “God has blessed what we got”. Then, we all went to visit my mother who lives close to the Nazareth Church, were we are participating in the conversations around the “Street Psalms Intensives”. As we came in my mother’s house, we had the opportunity to praise the Lord together since she was listening some nice music. It was about time for my and Eddy (my husband) to go with the group for another gathering. So, we went; and, as every meeting, the time we ...