Mission Trips

Mission Trip Resources

Reading Resources

To truly appreciate the reality of life in the Mayan communities where Mission Guatemala works, it is vitally important that we do our best to understand the history that they have lived. These books are a good place to start.

  • Silence on the Mountain: Stories of Terror, Betrayal, and Forgetting in Guatemala by Daniel Wilkinson.

  • The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop? By Francisco Goldman

  • Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala by Stephen C. Schlesinger, Stephen Kinzer

  • Bridge of Courage: Life Stories of the Guatemalan Companeros & Companeras by Jennifer K. Harbury, Noam Chomsky

  • Love in a Fearful Land: A Guatemalan Story by Henri J.M. Nouwen