Sending the Neighbors

This is a picture of the six men from my neighborhood that have been doing a Bible Study with me twice a month. I started with two and they each invited others. We have a meal together and then study a passage. But mostly we are learning to be involved in the life of each …

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The GACX Global Forum

All across Latin America churches, denominations and organizations are finding that working together extends the Kingdom of God farther and faster than any one group can do alone. The Global Alliance for Church Multiplication (GACX), founded back in 2011, enables different organizations to network together, take advantage of each other’s strengths, and experience rapid multiplication …

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Taxi Driver Discipleship

In a closed nation, a church of 250 members exists, a very large group given the persecution around them. Many members came to Christ when they watched the JESUS film. Though this church was legal and registered (one of very few), it was also growing too fast. The authorities closed it down. The pastor, Omar*, …

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Look for what God is doing

I (Amy) work on the JESUS Film’s US Women’s Strategy team. We get to dream and pray about how to best reach women in the US, coming alongside churches and organizations to help give lift to the work they are already doing. In the past we have focused on anti-trafficking organizations and crisis pregnancy centers …

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Mission Collide

In 2017, the Daasanach tribe in Ethiopia language became the 1500th translation of the JESUS Film! A huge milestone was reached for the script teams, recording teams and postproduction teams. But what happened with this tribe after they saw JESUS and heard Him speak in their language? We are so thankful for our many partners, …

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The Hardest Rock

Nobody messed with Marcelo Espinal. The elevator technician was the terror of Turubamba, a barrio on the southern side of Quito, Ecuador. Deep in his heart, however, Marcelo wished for something better, something happier. Then about two years ago his son, Danny, began to follow Jesus. Danny quit drinking and became more peaceful. Enviously, Marcelo …

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Roadtrip Memories

It was the summer of 2003. We just purchased our first “family” vehicle and drove from California to Colorado to attend a Cru training conference. You would never know from the picture that this was day 3 of our trip with a stop in Kansas City to visit family. That was not the last trip …

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Faith Produces Fruit

Last month, the church planting ministry of Cru (GCM) in one of the countries in Southeast Asia conducted a simple gathering in a village among the farmers and their families, with the intention of sharing the Gospel. This was initiated by a high school girl who became a Christian through one of the partner churches …

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The Next Adventure

Our oldest daughter, Rachel, has moved to Chicago. After she graduated from University of FL she served in New Zealand for 2 years with the Navigators, a ministry that reaches college students. She has now gone to Chicago to enter into nursing school. Her time in New Zealand was marked with the realization that God …

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