Eric and Debbie Stone
Eric was born and raised in North Carolina and Debbie is a native Guatemalan. Eric volunteered for two years with the Peace Corps in Guatemala using his business skills. While there, he and Debbie met. They currently serve as missionaries in Guatemala and have two sons, Eric and Danny.
Eric served two years in the US Army Infantry in Panama and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with distinction, earning a BS in Business Administration. Eric recently completed an MA in Biblical Studies from the Central American Seminary in Guatemala City.Debbie has served for over eighteen years in children’s ministry at her local church and graduated as a bilingual secretary from a Guatemalan Lutheran school.
As a family their mission is to promote Kingdom growth by serving the local church in rural areas of northeastern Guatemala by offering its leadership Biblical/theological training and by promoting children’s ministry. Eric serves as coordinator and teaches in an extension of the Pentecostal Bible Seminary. The Stones promote children’s ministry in twelve local churches. Debbie coordinates and partners with Super Adventures, a Guatemalan ministry, to distribute Sunday school materials. In addition Debbie visits the government nursery where she teaches a Bible curriculum for children that is loaded with fun activities and crafts. Eric and Debbie also coordinate a weekly outreach in conjunction with the local Board of Education at a public school in a marginalized neighborhood with over 400 children. The Stones continue to live out God’s call on their lives as they seek to bless those around them.
To donate by check to the Stone’s Support:
Make checks payable to The Antioch Partners, write “Stone Support” on memo line and mail to:
7132 Portland Ave., Suite 136
Richfield, MN, 55423