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Bringing Jesus to the party

Bringing Jesus to the party

April 9, 2012 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Missionaries weave gospel into every facet of life in Mexico City During their time in Spain, 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, heRead More

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Raising the bar in Belgium

March 29, 2012 at 11:41 am 0 comments

Believers use tavern as forum for gospel Beer. Bible. Bar. If those three words don’t seem to fit together, a visit with Scott Galbraith and his friends at one of their favorite pubs might help connect the dots. Scott works as a church planter with ReachGlobal in a city inRead More

Answer for poverty? It’s in the bag

Answer for poverty? It’s in the bag

February 28, 2012 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

This is the story of how empty sacks made by people with empty pockets came to America and fulfilled hopes of people on two continents. Like a lot of good ideas, ReachGlobal’s Seat Sack Project began not with a grand plan, but with one of those moments when friendship, needRead More

Guatemala: Cutting through the haze

Guatemala: Cutting through the haze

February 2, 2012 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

  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 of death in low-income countriesRead More

Centering hope on the gospel

Centering hope on the gospel

January 3, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Just watching the parade of blaring trucks, stray cows, scampering children and swirling dust in this western Indian slum can leave a visitor overwhelmed. Try living here. About 6 million people live in this city, almost half of them in slums like this one, according to Eric, director of a local ReachGlobalRead More

Making ministry look like child’s play in Guatemala

Making ministry look like child’s play in Guatemala

December 27, 2011 at 11:55 am 0 comments

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. The playground wasRead More

Mission: Emancipation

Mission: Emancipation

August 2, 2011 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

How much is a human life worth? How about five lives? Or 500,000? Those questions drive the Mukti Training Program, a ministry in eastern India that fights the multi-armed problem of sex trafficking with an elegant tool: economic freedom. Sewing and reaping The founders of Mukti, a ministry within ReachGlobal’sRead More

Destruction’s doorstep in Alabama

Destruction’s doorstep in Alabama

May 10, 2011 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

A tornado really does sound like a train, survivors say – the rumbling growl of destruction bearing right down on you. That horrible noise ripped through north Madison County, Alabama, on Wednesday, April 27. Since then, it has given way to much more encouraging sounds: The buzz of chainsaws onRead More

Building hope in Lebanon

Building hope in Lebanon

April 15, 2011 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

On a war-torn Lebanese mountainside, about an hour’s drive southeast of Beirut, young lives are being healed and hope is being restored. The Beit el Safa girls home, nestled in a pine forest just a few miles down the road from Lebanon’s famous Al-Shouf Cedar Reserve, looks like the churchRead More

‘Through the blood of my brother’

‘Through the blood of my brother’

April 10, 2011 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

To understand Isaac’s motivation for reaching people for Christ in northern Sudan, you have to understand the power of grace. And you need to hear about something awful that happened in 1983. Isaac* was 22. His brother, Kabouji, was 33. Their family was Sunni Muslim, as is most of northernRead More