Language Learning: Bloopers, Blessings & Big Results

Communication plays a central part in everyday life, especially for a missionary learning a foreign language. As Nelson Mandela once said, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” Several ReachGlobal missionaries took time […]

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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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Transforming ‘Small Worlds’

Jobs for Life, ReachGlobal partner on Costa Rica extension Karina Carmona has been a Christian for more than 25 years, but she never knew how deeply her faith connected to her work – until Jobs for Life came along. Thanks to a partnership with Reachglobal’s team in San José, Costa Rica, Jobs for Life is […]

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Compassion for the Destitute in San Jose

ReachGlobal reaches poor through clinic partnership Some people in Costa Rica can easily afford health care. Others, like Maria*, can only hope and pray for it. Temporarily without her usual domestic-help jobs, Maria, a sweet middle-aged Nicaraguan woman, lives with 16 other family members under the same roof in the La Carpio slum of San […]

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Mission Beyond Borders

Costa Rican urban church team prepares to take compassion to New Orleans Obstacle. The word is all too familiar to youth pastor Edgar Brenes and the members of his low-income Costa Rican church. Serving others around the world wouldn’t seem a high priority. Edgar attends the Centro International de Avivamiento Church, which is just outside […]

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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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Training Pastors in Haiti

For the first time that day, Don Smith, a retired EFCA pastor, was met with silence from the young Haitian pastors and leaders he was teaching. “I asked them, ‘Why do you think Jesus taught in parables?’” Don says. “They didn’t offer any answers. It was quiet. I didn’t understand their silence. Then I asked, […]

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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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Video: Haiti: ‘Beauty from Ashes’

Within days of the earthquake in January 2010, God called ReachGlobal Latin America and TouchGlobal (the crisis response arm of the EFCA) to Haiti. The initial crisis may be over, but we remain in Haiti because of the overwhelming spiritual, physical and relational needs. Find out more about our growing ministry in Haiti and accept the call: Pray. Give. Serve. Having trouble […]

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