Mexico City Earthquake

  by Sam Loesch When we finally sat down together as a team, we circled round in the Richardson’s apartment. Shortly after, they found out that they would need to evacuate their building because the neighboring church building was in danger of crashing down and sending rubble tumbling through their bedroom windows. But that day […]

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Mexico: ‘We need water’

Emergency drinking water needed in storm-ravaged town From ReachGlobal Mexico City Team Leader Joshua Smith: As we stepped into the village of Bejuco, it was like a war zone. The military had arrived to respond to the massive flooding, most villagers had been forced to flee and live in temporary refuge centers, and those who […]

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Colleague Close-up: Samantha Loesch

Second in a series Samantha Loesch is the newest member of the Mexico City city team. We asked her to fill us in her background and how in the world she landed in one of the world’s largest cities. Where are you from, and where did you go to school? I was born and raised […]

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10 Surprising Things About Parenting in Mexico

Catch the interview with ReachGlobal’s Naomi Smith on the wildly popular blog, Cup of Jo. Here’s an excerpt: “From one street to the next, we find ourselves thrust into extreme wealth or extreme poverty. This constant juxtaposition of excess and need keeps my heart and mind racing, pushing me to evaluate what I own and […]

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Bringing Jesus to the Party

Missionaries weave gospel into every facet of life in Mexico City During their time in Spain, EFCA ReachGlobal missionaries Joshua and Naomi were forced to rethink two critical issues: How the church multiplies itself, and how the gospel gets spread. Now that Joshua is ReachGlobal’s city team leader in Mexico City, he and his wife […]

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Video: Latin America: “Ministry at Street Level”

What’s your perspective on the Latin world? It may depend on how close you are to it. ReachGlobal Latin America/Caribbean has the privilege to work on the street level — to see the vibrance, beauty and hope as well as the great needs. We have the opportunity to show the love of Jesus to the Latin and […]

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Video: Mexico: ‘A New Day’

As the capital of Mexico (and one of the largest cities in the world), Mexico City is known for its rich culture and delicious food — but it’s also known for its political corruption and crime. The needs may seem overwhelming, but there are signs of God’s light penetrating the darkness. Through healthy churches, partnerships, […]

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Missionary Pulse: Celebrating Life

by Joshua S., EFCA ReachGlobal missionary in Mexico Many American evangelicals have found a way to make peace with Halloween. Harvest festivals, Spiderman costumes, and generic pumpkin carving contests have provided a more biblically sound alternative to the gloom and doom origins of Halloween. However, Mexico’s national Day of the Dead celebration was a challenge […]

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Missionary Pulse: What Would I Do?

by Brian D., EFCA ReachGlobal International Leader, Latin America/Caribbean “What will you do when ‘they’ tell you to leave or face death?” A godly Mexican pastor (we’ll call him José) was asked this question by a trusted mentor in reference to the work he is doing to expand his church’s ministry in a difficult area […]

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