Get to Know the Acevedo Family


Hi, we're Oswal and Rita Acevedo. We minister in Belize.






Ministry Description

Word of Life Belize has 7 Bible Clubs at the Orange Walk district and the Belmopan City. Right now we have three single men and 1 single girl that are serving with us in our staff.

Other than the Bible Clubs ministry, we have a three week camp season. We run one week for kids and two weeks for teens (one in English and one in Spanish). We also have different evangelistic activities throughout the year.

Learn more about the ministry in Belize.


About Oswal

I was not born in a Christian family, and it wasn't until I was 18 years old, after my parents died, that I accepted Christ as my Savior. In 1998 when Word of Life came to Guatemala and to my church, I was discipled and challenge to go to the Bible Institute (BI) in Argentina. I was not sure, but God was working in my heart. During that time, I started a relationship with Rita. In March of 2001 we got married and we left our country to go to be BI in Argentina. We spent 3 years there studying the Word of God and in 2003 we returned to Guatemala.

We are so happy to see how God has challenged us in many ways. We pray for many students to be reached in Belize by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


About Rita

I was not born in a Christian family. When I was 4 years old I was invited to a VBS at a church nearby, but it wasn't until I was 6 that I accepted Christ as my savior. There was a time during my teenage years that I lived with one foot in the world and the other in the church.In 1998, when Word of Life came to Guatemala, is when I started to be discipled and grow in my faith and became a leader in my Bible Club. During those years, I started a relationship with Odwar and we both were encouraged to study at the Word of Life at the Bible Institute in Argentina. In 2001 we got married and that same year we went to study the Bible in Argentina. Those were three amazing years of growth as a couple in the Word of God.

We returned to Guatemala in 2003 . Jael, our special first baby girl was born in 2005. In 2013, we moved to Belize with many expectations and God gave us that same year the first great blessing, our second baby girl, Sara Daniela.


For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.


Contact Information

odwaracevedo@wol.org
Skype: acevedo.o
7 Cayman Street
Belmopan, Cayo District
Belize, Central America
Phone: (501) 662-9692 / 661-7692

email: odwaracevedo@wol.org

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