The light of hope

The path that leads to the village cemetery is lined with darkness and despair.

Missionary Pete Hypki is deeply impressed with the truth that the light of hope makes all the difference on the hardest, darkest journeys of life.

The journey Pete was pondering goes down the path to the cemetery near the village where he and his wife, Liesl, live and minister to the Nahuatl people. Recent events in the village have been a vivid reminder of why God has called them to serve there, learning the culture and language in the hopes of sharing the gospel with the people who Pete and Liesl have grown to love so much.

The missionaries first heard the news on a Saturday. A boy had been crushed in a nearby village when a jack collapsed under a truck. Within minutes, the boy was gone.

Magia negra, the villagers commented repeatedly. They felt there was no doubt—it