Lighting a Different Fire

Lighting a Different Fire

IRM brings gospel, counseling to emergency responders December 29, 2001: The Mesa Redonda shopping district in the center of Lima, Peru, was packed with people. Vendors lined the pathways with every kind of merchandise imaginable. Crowds of shoppers, mostly poor, made navigating the streets a challenge. Then, chaos. It took one firework and just minutes [...]

Moving Latin America Pictures: Service Opportunity

Moving Latin America Pictures: Service Opportunity

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a video? Help ReachGlobal Latin America strategically tell the story of God's work through the creation of short promotional videos. Capture the true spirit of the culture, the people and the ministry in places like Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; San José, Costa Rica; or Mexico City, Mexico. ReachGlobal [...]

Easter Reflections From Tarma

Easter Reflections From Tarma

It’s not Jesus plus anything. Not Jesus plus good works. Not Jesus plus confirmation in the Catholic Church. It’s Jesus alone who saves. As a missionary in Latin America, though, I’m frequently reminded that the gospel is often muddled in a stew of biblical and unbiblical practices – and sometimes it’s really hard to tell [...]

The First of Many

The First of Many

The river carried them upstream. Past the fishermen reeling in the daily catch, past the women scrubbing yesterday’s laundry, past the girls gathering the day’s water supply. As everyone went about their daily routine, they continued along the Ucayali River to the village of Ahuaypa, Peru, for something new and exciting. In Ahuaypa, the Shipibo [...]

Just Like Me

Just Like Me

On the inside, Tamie felt trapped under a nagging sense of inadequacy. On the short-term mission trip to Peru, she saw qualities and gifts in her teammates that eluded her. “I’ll never be like them,” she thought. “I’m not book smart.” On the outside, though, Tamie was cheerful, not inhibited by expectations for the trip [...]