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Lauren Grant is currently back in the US to help with the World’s Cheapest Missions Trip. Hosted by Vision Baptist Missions, the World’s Cheapest Missions Trip involves visiting different religious sites in Atlanta to give young people a glimpse of the gospel need around the world. Lauren will be returning to Peru at the end of...
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For over a decade, David and Katie Gardner have faithfully served in Peru, started churches, and trained men and women for ministry. Due to COVID restrictions, they’ve held outdoor church services at the Peru Bible College. God has blessed them with up to 120 people in attendance, new visitors, and several professions of faith! The Gardners...
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Kason & Bethany Bloom are finishing up language school in Peru. They have been a tremendous blessing during their time in Arequipa. They were recently able to help organize and translate for the medical clinic held by Medical Missions Outreach, which saw close to 1000 patients and over 100 professions of faith. The Blooms have also...
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Despair, fear, pain, curiosity—these were the faces, the faces of each man, woman, and child. The faces of the 933 patients we treated. It’s been a little over two weeks since the medical clinic, and this is the first time that I have really been able to sit down, process all that God did, and...
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Ringing echoed throughout the city. In the space of a night, the face of Arequipa altered almost unrecognizable, as businesses, armed with plywood and sheet metal, prepared for the worst. If Keiko Fujimori won, they said there would be riots. If Pedro Castillo won, they said there would be riots. We had truly become a...
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Barely six months into 2021, and already it’s been a busy political year in Latin America. What’s becoming more evident with each election is how Latin America keeps leaning to the left. On Sunday, Peru voted for its next president. At the writing of this, socialist Pedro Castillo, who leads a Marxist party that wants to nationalize...
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Peru is set to have a divisive presidential run-off this coming June after the April general elections failed to yield a clear winner. The winner of this run-off will be Peru’s 5th president in 5 years.On one side stands Pedro Castillo, a socialist elementary school teacher from the Andes who has been compared to Hugo Chavez...
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Earlier this week, the Peruvian Congress impeached President Martin Vizcarra due to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and alleged corruption. Congress claims that Vizacarra’s poor management of the virus has helped lead to the death of 35,000 Peruvians. Despite Congress’s decision, 80% of the people support Vizcarra as president. Therefore, moments after the decision,...
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By Stephen Carrier, Missionary to Chile Latin America has been an interesting case study in how different nations are handling COVID-19. Some countries, like Peru, have almost locked down entirely, while Brazil’s president views the collapse of the economy as a bigger danger in the long run and has opted to keep his country open...
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He taught philosophy in the 1960s and ’70s in Ayacucho, Peru, championing Marxist ideas and causes in the classroom that spilled out into real life. Abimael Guzmán would later form Sendero Luminoso, or the Shining Path, and in 1980, he and his group declared war on Peru, its government, and anyone, rich or poor, who...
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