Video: Costa Rica: ‘Because We Love Him’

The evangelical church is growing in Costa Rica, and it needs more leaders to shepherd the flock and serve their brothers and sisters. ReachGlobal is coming alongside Costa Ricans from all walks of life — pastors, lay leaders, business people, youth — to help them reach their country with the life-transforming power of the gospel. […]

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Video: Brazil: ‘Everyone is Called’

In one of the most dangerous slums in Rio de Janeiro, God has taken hold of the hearts of hundreds. Caju may be riddled with violence, drugs and brokenness, but rays of light and hope are breaking through — and ReachGlobal gets to be part of the change. Hear from Daniel, a young believer in […]

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Video: Stoves for Life – El Yalu

In El Yalu, Guatemala, Los Olivos Church is building wood-efficient stoves to cut down on smoke, save trees and, most of all, show the people in a concrete way that God loves them. Read the article “Cutting Through the Haze in Rural Guatemala” to find out more about the stoves Los Olivos is building in […]

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Cutting Through the Haze in Rural Guatemala

Los Olivos builds wood stoves to improve health, share God’s love In the mountain farming town of El Yalu, Guatemala, wood smoke lingers everywhere. Used by everyone here for cooking and heating, it’s a way of life. It’s also a way to die. Lower respiratory infections (pneumonia and bronchitis among them) are the leading cause […]

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1000 Words: Learning Amidst The Rubble

Children enjoy a short recess at a local community school in Gressier, Haiti, playing in and around the partially destroyed building that houses some of their classes. A new three-room school building (not pictured), built by short-term teams from ReachGlobal/TouchGlobal, only provides space for some of the more than 120 students that now attend the […]

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Making Ministry Look like Child’s Play

Los Olivos Church uses playground to reach community Watching kids whirl around a tire swing at the new playground in Sumpango Sacatepequez, Guatemala, you’d think they had done this a thousand times. Truth is, the brightly colored slides and tubes make up the first playground of its kind in this agricultural town of 35,000 people. […]

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Video: Playground in Sumpango

Los Olivos Church in Sumpango, Guatemala, believes that the best way to reach the city for Jesus is through its children. So building a playground was a natural fit. Read the article “Making Ministry Look Like Child’s Play” to find out more about the playground ministry in Sumpango.  

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1000 Words: Smiling in Sumpango

A boy enjoys one of the slides at Los Olivos Church’s new playground in Sumpango, Guatemala, recently. The playground, built by a team from Lake Wisconsin Evangelical Free Church and Kids Around the World, is the only playground in a city of about 35,000 people. Los Olivos, the first Evangelical Free Church in the country, wants […]

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Missionary Pulse: Being The New Kid

As a parent, it’s painful to see your children struggle. “While it’s a tough pill to swallow, it is a valuable life experience for the kids to know how it feels to be on the wrong side of discrimination and bullying,” says Sue, EFCA ReachGlobal missionary in Costa Rica, referring to the challenges her three […]

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Meet Melvin: Translating The Bible To Everyday Life

It wasn’t easy for Melvin Loza to reconcile what he learned in the Bible Institute in Corinto, Nicaragua, with what he had learned in church as a boy. At the Institute, he heard things he had never heard before. What types of things? “Things such as… we cannot manipulate God to give us what we […]

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