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Wow…$10,000 (+) Fundraiser in Ecuador and Indy!! What a blessing…

If you were out and about on Saturday morning (November 28th) and were logged on to Cambiarte Facebook Live you would have seen four crazy people doing a combination of jumping rope, sit-ups, pushups, Hoola hoop “dancing”, and jumping on the trampoline.  It was a tremendous effort of Lindsey Baumer, Liam Baumer, and Cohen Baumer ...

Emergency Surgery made possible through your giving!!

For those of you who give on a regular basis to Cambiarte or have made a one-time donation and wonder sometimes where your money goes..note this story.  Below is a picture of a baby that Casa De Dios/Cambiarte was able to help a Mom pay for an emergency C-section.  Without the funds to pay the ...

Baptism…in the Ocean!!

Six young adults from the Casa de Dios church in Pacoche were baptized in the ocean by Pastor Fabian and Paul Fernane a couple of weeks ago.  It was a great event and even more so because it is so hard in Pacoche and surrounding communities for these people to step out and be baptized ...

Follow Up: Pacoche “So you think you have it rough?”

Pastor Fabian continues to preach and tell the story of Jesus to his neighbors at night but has added words of the songs they are singing to a screen so that people can sing along.  Great lesson in improvising! ...

Update Pacoche… God is working!

God is working in Pacoche.  Pastor Fabian has put up speakers in front of the house during the evening hours and is sharing God’s word to the people in the neighborhood.  The people are coming out and listening in the street and clapping along with the music.  What a great opportunity because of a bad ...

Food Bag Delivery-Quito Style..

Below are pictures of Pastor Jose and Teresa distributing food bags to over 60 families in their church.  They were able to do this with monies donated by some very good church friends in Pennsylvania.  Due to the COVID-19 virus many of the bread winners in these families are out of work and these food ...

COVID -19 Update – Pacoche

As the COVID-19 has impacted many parts of the world, it is impacting the people in Ecuador as well.  It has limited the ability of a lot of people to work and acquire food for their families.  Enter the Casa de Dios team of Pastor Fabian, Graciela, Paul, Susan and their band of helpers. They ...

Sisters in Christ without borders!!!

In February, God has orchestrated a church in Omaha to purchase handmade crosses from the ladies in Ecuador.   One of the leaders from Christ Community Church in Omaha had received a handmade cross as a gift a few years ago.   She was in charge of creating gift bags for the 1,500 women attending the Women’s ...

Andy and Justin’s Story

Imagine yourself as a first grader, the eldest of three boys in your family. Your single mother leaves every morning before the sun comes up to work a job that makes too little, leaving you hungry at the end of each day. After mom leaves each morning, you are supposed to get your little brother ...

Yarely’s Story

Casa de Dios is a church in Pacoche, Ecuador.  When some people think of church, they imagine a building where people gather once or twice a week. While that is certainly true in Pacoche, the church is so much more than that. There are outreach ministries happening in the community, as well as neighboring communities, ...

Calvary Baptist Church – Pottstown, PA

Have you ever wondered if you should join a short-term mission team? Has your pastor encouraged the congregation but you always dismissed it for one reason or another? If you are reading this, consider yourself invited and encouraged once again. After serving with dozens of short-term mission teams, hearing testimonies of how God called each ...

Lida’s Story

In Mark 11:24 Jesus instructs, “When you pray and you ask for something, believe that you have received it and you will be given what you asked for.” Again in Mark 9:29 He says “Because of your faith, it will happen.” Notice the sequence of events. Faith first, fulfillment second. Rick Warren commented on this ...

Internet Comes to Pacoche

Most of us would agree that a screen time Sabbath, a weekend away to unplug, or a social media sabbatical are all good for the soul.  However, when we aren’t going offline on our own terms and we experience an unexpected loss of connection, our smart phones are glitching, or our download speed isn’t meeting ...

Team Omaha

Light of the WORLD – Quito Ecuador “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.In the same way, let ...

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