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News about what is going on in Latin America from a mission’s perspective.

By: Courtney Mathos As South America’s largest country, Brazil has 305 different tribes, with nearly 100 having no contact with the outside world. President Jair Bolsonaro appointed former New Tribes missionary, Ricardo Lopes Dias, to protect these isolated tribes, amid concerns about the future of these indigenous communities. Many people believe that these tribes are...
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-Missionary Robert Becker When I surrendered to missions, Latin America was not on my radar at all. I had my own plans, actually, but in 2017, my wife and I took a missions trip to Peru with our pastor. While there, he showed us around the ministry in Arequipa, Peru. The Lord started speaking to...
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-Missionary Andrew Garcia I was seven years old when I asked God to save me from my sins. I placed my faith in Him and in His finished work on the cross. I was saved by faith alone and not by any work or merit. Christ did all the work for me. Soon after that,...
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By: Savannah Morgan According to an article from Breitbart.com, this weekend a shootout between police and a cartel member occurred in a Mexican border town. Mexican authorities and a gunman were in a high speed chase when the gunman crashed. The gunman ran into a private high school to avoid capture. Afraid of being arrested,...
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-Missionary Lauren Grant “Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame,” (1 Corinthians 15:34).Although I grew up in a Christian family and was saved at a young age, it was many years later that I first became exposed to missions. As the Lord...
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To be honest, in regards to how God led me to Latin America, I didn’t have this lightning bolt hit me, nor did I have this strange feeling that I should go to Bolivia as a missionary. Rather, I saw it as an opportunity to serve the Lord in a needy place. If we take...
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–Missionary Kyle Shreve Why did I choose Latin America? Or why did Latin America choose me? I think why I choose Latin America, or why anyone should consider it, comes down to a tension between two seemingly opposing truths, God’s calling versus human logic. The first truth is that I believe God called me. There...
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By: Chestley Howell Why would a government offer to fly its citizens home for free? According to the United Nations, in a little over three years, more than 4.7 million men, women, and children have left Venezuela desperate for a better life. So many flee daily that President Maduro is scrambling to get his people...
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I grew up in a wonderful pastor’s home outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Every year my family and I would visit our relatives who lived in the hills of Knoxville, Tennessee, for Christmas and for a summer family reunion. I had also traveled to other neighboring states like Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, and the Carolinas. However, I...
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I grew up in a Christian home. Memories of my youth are filled with believers investing in me and sharing the gospel with me. Gospel witness surrounded me, yet I rejected this good news until I was 18 years old. At that time, the Holy Spirit convicted me of my sin and hypocrisy, and I...
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