Calling Young Adults! [Summer Apex Missions]

Combine your passion to serve in cross-cultural missions with our passion for developing future mission leaders. From June 19-August 4, 2017, ReachGlobal is sending out teams of young adults (college age and post-grads) to locations around the world as part of our Apex mission program. Apex teams will integrate into the local ReachGlobal teams, serving […]

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Serving in Rio Azul

“At the end of 2013, my husband and I were invited to serve as leaders in a Costa Rican church restart in a nearby slum, Rio Azul. We had prayed for years that God would open doors so that we could participate on just such a team and were blown away by God’s goodness to provide […]

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Colleague Close-up: The Hunters

There’s no question why Jonathan and Maggie Hunter are smiling these days. After waiting more than two and a half years between applying to ReachGlobal and landing in San Jose, Costa Rica, they’re glad to finally have reached their goal. Jonathan and Maggie, who have been married for almost four years, have a toddler son, […]

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Investing in Students’ Futures

AMCA gives kids place to belong SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Though it’s Costa Rica, the evening begins like any typical Christian youth group in the U.S.: socializing, worship music, message. The two-story house in San Jose’s San Francisco neighborhood swells with sounds of teens laughing and the student worship band tuning their guitars. For […]

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Making an Oasis From Grief

Ministry offers safe place for women suffering abuse SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — At the bottom of the hill that runs through the slum of Guarari stands a two-room building. Despite its humble appearance, the building is a refuge for many of the women who live in Guarari. The Costa Rican missionaries who come here […]

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Equipping Students to Break the Cycle of Poverty

[nggallery id=4] A short, young boy in a school uniform bounds up the dusty hill that runs through the slum of Río Azul. He extends his hand. “My name is Oscar. How are you?” Oscar is one of the star students in an English class taught by Dave and Angie Ziel, missionaries based in Costa […]

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Finding the God She Lost

Inmate finds friendship, reborn faith through missionary Maybe a prison courtyard full of people and noise wasn’t the best place for Sonya and Judy to meet. Then again, maybe Sonya should have known better than to carry a bag given to her by her boyfriend’s buddy onto an airplane. Maybe she shouldn’t have trusted a […]

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Taking Bytes of the Bible

ProMETA delivers seminary courses online For Latin American church leaders like Hernan Aguilar, the online education revolution has delivered something that was once out of their reach: a top-shelf theological education. Hernan is a member of Vida Abundante Del Sur Church in Desamparados, Costa Rica. He leads a discipleship program of 200 people within his […]

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PhotoTour: Bringing Smiles to a Slum

ReachGlobal is volunteering with Smiles With Hope in the Guarari slum of San Jose, Costa Rica, to provide a safe place to learn and connect for local residents. Click through the progressive image gallery to get the full story. [nggallery id=1]

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Missionary Pulse: The Cabécar

Living the Gospel Within Another Culture After a 24-hour trip in the mountains of Costa Rica, Brian Duggan was exhausted. The arduous journey was worth it, though. He had witnessed something beautiful that day—the singing and dancing of Cabécar Christians. The Cabécar are one of six distinct indigenous groups native to Costa Rica. They live […]

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