November 14, 2013 - We often hear the phrase “Jesus is the reason for the season.” As Christmas approaches, Christian Aid’s indigenous ministry partners are making preparations for celebrations that will introduce children and their families to the Savior. Read more.
November 07, 2013 - Gang violence has claimed thousands of lives and created terror on the streets of Honduras. Armed with God’s Word, an indigenous ministry is fighting to take back the souls of the nation’s youth. Read more.
November 3 is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Join Christian Aid Mission staff and believers across the globe as we intercede for those who risk all to proclaim the good news of the Savior. Read more.
October 10, 2013 - The silver rush made this Bolivian city one of the largest and richest in the world during its heyday. Now Quechua tribes in the mountains are receiving a far greater treasure—the glorious riches found in Jesus Christ. Read more.
September 12, 2013 - Returning to the outside world can be intimidating for a prisoner who has spent years inside a jail cell, especially if that prisoner becomes a follower of Christ. A prison outreach ministry in Ecuador is making the transition smoother and equipping new believers as ambassadors of the gospel. Read more.
August 01, 2013 - Three years after the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake, Haitians are making steady progress toward rebuilding their nation from the ground up. Meanwhile a dedicated ministry leader and educator is quietly working behind the scenes with his own blueprint to shape the future. Read more.
July 10, 2013 - Stricken with polio at a young age, Ismael Gimenez feared he was doomed to a life of beggary and dependency. But God had bigger plans, and today Gimenez’ ministry of compassion reaches out to dozens of disabled individuals with the transforming power of God’s Word. Read more.
May 16, 2013 - While fires blaze in the heated ongoing dispute over land between the Chilean government and the Mapuche Indian tribe, a slow, steady flame is burning in the hearts of Mapuches who are turning to the Lord for their sustenance amidst unbearable poverty and discrimination. Read more.
April 10, 2013 - Forgiveness ran contrary to Felix´s way of thinking. He was prepared to take justice into his own hands—until a visitor to his Colombian village convinced him the love of Christ, not hate, was the answer. Read more.
March 08, 2013 - When a young Argentinian couple started Grace Mission over 20 years ago, their goal was to plant one church for every two unreached towns throughout the country. That may sound like a very ambitious undertaking, but their prayers are being answered-one church at a time.
February 06, 2013 - They are the forgotten ones. Children sifting through piles of garbage looking for anything to eat, anything that will ease the pangs of hunger. With no home to go to at night, they find rest on the cold sidewalk, a back alley, or an abandoned train station. Worst of all, there is no one to hug away their hurts, to wipe away their tears, to tell them they are loved and that their lives matter.
January 31, 2013 -Working among the Wichi tribe in Argentina, Francisco Mendez, an indigenous missionary supported by Christian Aid, counts all lost compared to the surpassing greatest of knowing Christ and making Him known … among people who have never heard.
January 30, 2013 - Deep in the brush of the Amazon, a dynamic Bible institute trains and sends native missionaries to preach the gospel among a half dozen previously unengaged tribes. A church planting ministry booms; a school ministry reaches more than 2,000 tribal children; the Bible is translated into the Kaiwa language; and a mission hospital provides medical care, lab work and dental care while helping children and pregnant moms overcome malnutrition.
January 29, 2013 - About 150 full-time missionaries preach the gospel to these destitute Quechua Indians who live in small villages above the timberline at nearly 14,000 feet, where the sun´s intensity dries out what little plant life covers the ground. Most of the natives have come to Christ through open-air evangelism.
December 18, 2012 - As we near the end of 2012, it is time to pause and reflect on all the Lord has done this year through missionaries in Peru.
Dr. Bob Finley, founder of Christian Aid Mission, visited South America in 1977 and then met leaders of thriving evangelical churches. Though many of them were well able to reach their own communities, they appreciated help in caring for homeless children, educating the poor, and reaching unreached tribes.
It was among these people that Osvaldo Simari began ministry work as a child. At the age of 10 he helped his father in a small church in Argentina. When he was 16, he became a Sunday school teacher.
In the late 1980s, mission conferences were being held in Brazil and almost all of the ... Unfortunately, however, this statement was not referring to Brazilian ... Read more.
Colombia is a country displaying a variety of beautiful landscapes, but the jungle areas are difficult to reach by car. Horses, motorcycles, and boats are the most efficient ways of traveling through these diverse mission fields. Read more.
Faith. Many times it was all that Carlo Perez* took with him on his walks through the jungles of Colombia. Read more.
Between 1966 and 1987, Angel Aguirre was in and out of jail for stealing and trafficking drugs. During his last incarceration, a group of visitors arrived at García Moreno. A man smiled as he handed Angel a little book, the New Testament. Angel almost laughed at the thought of reading a Bible, but boredom practically forced him to focus his eyes on the tiny words. Read more.
According to their motto, the New Life in Jesus (NLIJ) ministry’s objective is to "plant churches and transform people for Jesus in Paraguay." Founder and director Osvaldo Simari has passionately poured his life into fulfilling that mission for more than 50 years. Read more.
July 2007 marked a monumental historical event in Peru. Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas” was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Hundreds cheered and celebrated when the announcement was made worldwide from Lisbon, Portugal. Meanwhile, in remote regions of Peru and without any fanfare, indigenous missionaries are also witnessing wondrous events as they carry the gospel to unreached souls from the Andes Mountains to the jungles of the Amazon. Read more.
In 1921 Ismael Gimenez Cremasco was born, and while still an infant, he was stricken with polio.
The doctors predicted he would die, but he survived, even though his legs were hopelessly twisted and paralyzed. Fourteen years of this handicap left Ismael a hardened and embittered young man. Read more.