Nicaragua: Pastors Find Hope Amid Struggles

Nicaragua: Pastors Find Hope Amid Struggles

[nggallery id=6] Before Iglesia Resurreción y Vida had an actual church building, its original 25 members would carry wooden benches back and forth between various meeting places for worship. All were young and without jobs. Romero struggled to shepherd his flock as well as maintain a job to earn income to support the church. Twenty-nine [...]

In Nicaragua, Bible Training Strengthens Churches

In Nicaragua, Bible Training Strengthens Churches

[nggallery id=5] Inside a sweltering, one-room church, fans blow, children wander, and English and Spanish blend together. At the front of the room, Chris Moore, a pastor from Fort Smith, Ark.,  passionately teaches on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. By his side, Nicaraguan Chico Avendaño translates the words into Spanish. This gathering in Chinandega, [...]

Hungering for Sound Bible Teaching

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 [...]

The Time Is Right Now: Biblical Training in Rivas

The Time Is Right Now: Biblical Training in Rivas

When Jim mentioned he was preparing for his next trip to Nicaragua, Chris asked him a simple question: “Do you need anything?” “I was thinking he might need a backpack or a Nalgene bottle or something,” Chris says, laughing. He was not expecting Jim (then teaching pastor at Fellowship Bible Church in Conway, Arkansas) to [...]