Empowering the Locals

Since we came to Costa Rica four years ago, our hearts have fallen in love with Latin America and its people.

God planted a dream in us to see young Latins discovering their gifts, passions, and purposes for God’s Kingdom.

This year, the pastors of our local church, El Olivo, here in San José asked us to pioneer a missions ministry at the church. After going to this church for two years, it was such an answer to prayer to see that God was moving in the hearts of not only us, but in the leaders at our church community – He was giving all of us the same desire to mobilize the church into active service for His Kingdom.

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So, this August, we began the first ever Missions Seminar at El Olivo to train people in the church with the Biblical principles and foundational values of living for God’s Kingdom, and to begin to equip them to be relevant leaders in society.

We had 20 students in the first 6-week seminar, and now we have created a missions group with them that meets regularly and puts what they learned into practice through local outreach to children at risk, the homeless, and those living a life addicted to alcohol and drugs.

Our missions group putting Jesus' truth into practice
Our missions group putting Jesus’ truth into practice

Our plan is to continue running the 6-week seminars at our church, to get the people involved in local ministry, and to train and send out those who have a call to other Nations.

If you want to help support this ministry, go to our Join Us page, select your donation option and leave a note that the contribution is for “El Olivo Missions.” Thanks!

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