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  • A light in mountains of darkness

    July 27 2016 by Chris Turner, Tennessee Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    A light in mountains of darkness

    In the isolated Andean Mountains of Peru there is a high level of alcoholism among men. Much of the bacchanalia centers around the veneration of Catholic saints, such as Saint Ursula, who is the patron saint of the town of Viraco, are located in the shadows of the dormant volcano, Coropuna.

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  • Baseball builds bridges with Japanese Peruvians

    March 27 2015 by Aurora Flores, IMB Communications | with 0 comments
    Baseball builds bridges with Japanese Peruvians

    Tim and Joy Mitchell serve in Lima, Peru where they work among the Nikkei Japanese immigrants. About 100,000 Nikkei live in Peru, but only about 100 of them are evangelical Christians. Overall, “the Nikkei are closed to the gospel,” Tim noted. “But they’re wide open to baseball …”

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  • Kentucky church adopts Andean farming community

    February 10 2015 by Elaine Gaston, IMB Connecting | with 0 comments
    Kentucky church adopts Andean farming community

    A Kentucky church chose a place in Peru so small that full-time missionaries would not strategically be able to live there. It is a village that would, for all practical purposes, be under the radar of the “big picture” of reaching Peru for Christ.

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  • Off beaten path missionaries take gospel

    January 14 2014 by Elaine Gaston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Off beaten path missionaries take gospel

    Josh Murphree, an Alabama native and missionary, has hiked over mountains, taken hours-long bus rides and crossed some fairly sketchy bridges to reach villages in Peru that need the gospel.

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  • Day 6 — Lottie Moon prayer guide

    December 4 2008 by International Mission Board | with 0 comments

    The Jacksons, from North Carolina, hold out hope that a Southern Baptist church will feel led to adopt each people group they research. Through REAP (Rapid Entry Advance Plan) North, the couple, in the International Mission Baord’s Masters Program, helps churches connect with people groups in Peru and Bolivia.

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  • Day 2 — Lottie Moon prayer guide

    December 1 2008 by International Mission Board | with 0 comments

    Ask God to raise up young Aymaran believers who have a passion for sharing the gospel with their own people. Pray that the Holy Spirit will move the Aymara beyond spiritual apathy and that churches will be planted in the cities of Huancane and Moho.

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