Word of God, word of mouth

Oralidad teaches Peruvian leaders to spread a spoken gospel DVDs? Nope. iPads? Hardly. Even in this hyper-digitized world, Abelardo Vasquez Lopez is using a tool as old as communication itself to share the gospel in eastern Peru. Vasquez, 39, is a pastor from the Shipibo tribe, a group of about 40,000 native Peruvians who live […]

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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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Business or Theology — or Both?

By Brian Duggan Running a ministry organization is a tough job. I’ve always admired the pastors of churches with little to no other staff who can take the burden of administration off their shoulders.  These pastors have been called to serve according to their pastoral gifts, which may not necessarily include administrative gifts.  Boards can come around […]

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Making connections, building confidence in women

Women Without Borders multiplies impact of ministry leaders Confidence and connections: They spell success in ministry just as much as in business or education. They are two big reasons behind Women Without Borders, a cross-cultural partnership between ReachGlobal and the La Unión de Damas (The United Women’s Ministry) of the Venezuelan Evangelical Free Church. By […]

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1,000 Words – Life in Sumpango, Guatemala

A woman hard at work in a public laundry, called a pila — a common sight in Guatemala. What strikes you about this photo? What do you think it says about everyday life in Guatemala and elsewhere in Latin America?

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Braving bullets to reach the forgotten

Church team survives firefight between police, gang in Rio slum About midnight, the team heads out, almost 100 of them. They walk single-file down a narrow road leading into a steamy Rio de Janeiro slum called Arará. They head toward the baile funk music pounding through giant speakers in the town square. They’re crashing 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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Hungering for Sound Bible Teaching

After years of anticipation and earnest prayers, the Christian community of Potosí, Nicaragua, launched its very first Bible Institute with the help of ReachGlobal missionary Jim Wilson and his friend, John Boles. Potosí, a rural village of about 1,600 people, has no banks and no grocery stores. Simply exchanging American dollars for local currency is […]

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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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