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

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 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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– Missionary Blake Young “South America is already reached with the gospel.” If you think that, then come and see Medellin, Colombia. Because what I saw there broke my heart. I grew up in a home where I was told my mom did not love me and that my grandparents stole me away from her. I...
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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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I can remember the first time that I drove from the airport to the place where my wife and I would be staying as missionaries in Mexico City. Most of the time, people would drive around with the windows down. For some reason, most people don’t have air-conditioning in their cars, and they didn’t seem...
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My life changed forever in the summer of ’99. Months before, our youth pastor had announced we would fly into El Paso, TX, then cross the border for a week in Juarez, Mexico. It would be my first missions trip! Granted, it wasn’t as exotic as backpacking deep into the Amazon Rainforest, but we were...
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