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Fe Viva (Faith Alive) is dedicated to bringing Christ, love, hope, education, leadership programs, community development and support to countries like Guatemala and Nicaragua.  Our programs have helped many children and adults with a better understanding of what Christ's love is like while giving them education and a better life through ’smokeless’ stoves and clean water.


Nelson & Melissa Mejia

Base Directors, Youth Ministry

& Stoves for Life

Nelson & Melissa reach out to the community, visiting youth and families on a weekly basis. Each week they invite the youth of the community to gather for an evening of fellowship, Bible study and worship. They provide encouragement and Biblical teaching in areas of challenge to families in our community. They oversee Fe Viva’s ‘Stoves for Life’ program where families receive life-changing, energy-efficient, wood burning stoves. They also assist with teams, translating, and general ministry.

Cesia Betzabe Hernandez Gomez

She is a 31 years old Christian woman with a huge heart for the youth in our community. She has been the principal for Fe Viva College since January 2017. Her desire to offer quality education to the youth in the community is accomplished with her energy and enthusiasm

Kim & Lynn Weiler

President & Founders of Fe Viva World Missions

In 1995 we left Canada with our three children to pioneer a work in Guatemala.  Since then the work has grown to include many distinct ministries directed by a wonderful team of missionaries and Guatemalan staff.  God continues to increase our vision to include greater education opportunities for the community and a multi-purpose ‘Park’ with a commercial size playground, regulation size soccer field and large meeting facility.

Video Interviews:

Kim Weiler

Lynn Weiler

Teresa Asturias

International School of Destiny Director

Teresa oversees the Bible School on base to see men and women trained in the Word of God. She networks with the many churches and pastors in the community and organizes regular seminars for the local churches. She also works with Fe Viva’s feeding program, in women’s ministry and impacts many young people in Guatemala and her home nation of El Salvador. She is an amazing woman of God full of life and compassion. She has 3 children: Wendy, Cathrine and Edwin Jr.

Dinora Villate

Legal Rep and Administrator

Dinora is Fe Viva’s Base Administrator and Legal Representative.  She handles all legal and governmental requirements as well as all the administrative needs for the various areas of Fe Viva ministries.  She is tireless in her efforts to maintain a high ethical standard in every area of ministry.   


Canadian Board Members:

Kim Weiler, Founder of Fe Viva

Lynn Weiler, Founder of Fe Viva

Marc Brisebois, Pastor of Spruce Grove Community Church and Founder of Watchman on the Wall Ministries

Francis Armstrong, Pastor and Founder of Third Day Ministries of Canada

Maurice Palmier, Pastor and Founder of People of Praise Ministries

Philip Weiler,  Owner and Founder of Northend Transport

Terry Severson, Pastor of Christ The Healer Ministries

United States Board Members:

Kim Weiler, Founder of Fe Viva

Jack Haynes, Owner and Founder of Next Level Fitness, Nashville, TN; Co-Owner and Co-Founder of H & L Food Concepts (Pita Pit Franchisee)

Jeff Lynch, Owner and Founder of Summit Financial Group, Nashville, TN; Co-Owner and Co-Founder of H & L Food Concepts (Pita Pit Franchisee)

David Turner, Owner and Founder of Buy Floors Direct, Nashville, TN

Statement of Faith

  • In one true and living God externally existing and revealed to us as the Father, creator of all living things: the Son, Jesus Christ, God incarnate; and the Holy Spirit.

  • In the deity of Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, death for our sins, bodily resurrection, ascension under God, and imminent return in power and glory.

  • The Holy Scriptures are the inspired and complete revelation of God’s will concerning man’s salvation through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • That men are saved solely through faith in God’s grace as displayed in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

  • In water baptism as a public declaration that a believer has died with Christ and risen with Him to walk a life of holiness and love.

  • In the unity of all true believers as members of the universal body of Christ regardless of denominational affiliation.

  • In the celebration of the Lord’s Supper as a remembrance of Jesus.

  • In the ministry of the Holy Spirit: By the inward witness of salvation to the believer. By daily guidance and growth of Christ-like character. By the baptism of the Holy Spirit, an experience distinct from and following the new birth, evidenced initially by speaking with other tongues, and subsequently by the manifestation of spiritual power in public testimony and service. By the manifestation of the supernatural gifts of the Holy Spirit. I Cor.12:8-10

  • That Jesus Christ is coming again to gather all His saints unto Himself. Those who have not accepted His redemptive work on their behalf will suffer separation from the Godhead eternally.

  • That following His return, Jesus Christ will rule and reign for one thousand years on earth. After this there will be a new heaven and a new earth where all believers will be with Him forever.

Statement of Faith
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