Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil
Juazeiro do Norte is in the process of becoming a major hub in northeastern Brazil. Because this region of Brazil is one of the most heavily Catholic in the entire country, the area surrounding Juazeiro do Norte is one of the least reached and least discipled in all of Brazil. Few of the pastors in this region have any type of theological training. Those who participate on these trips in 2016 will help launch the site in this very needy location.
This training site is a ministry of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.
June 23, 2017 - July 2, 2017
October 20, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
This training site is just north of Santo Domingo, capital city of the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo is a fairly developed city of over 4 million people, the largest in the Caribbean. Students will be coming in from two adjacent provinces.
June 19, 2017 - June 23, 2017
Reaching & Teaching established its training center in Cuenca, a city in the heart of southern Ecuador, in May 2015. Pastors and church leaders come to this training from Cuenca itself and its surrounding communities. Beyond that, Cuenca is a strategic location for providing training to many in the southern provinces in Ecuador. This site is a ministry of Christ Community Church in Texarkana, TX.
June 3, 2017 - June 10, 2017
September 16, 2017 - September 23, 2017
This strategic training opportunity is situated at the edge of the Ecuadorian jungle, where leaders come from within the jungle to be trained in the truths of God's Word. Most of our students are Shuar indigenous people, with a few lowland Quichuas as well. The majority of the mission stations established through the years out in the jungle areas have been abandoned as missionaries retired or relocated. It's estimated that over 90% are completely closed down now and the indigenous people are returning to traditional ways. Those participating on trips to Macas will have the opportunity to strengthen the represented churches for the gospel's advance throughout the jungle.
This site is a ministry of Covenant Baptist Church in Valdosta, GA. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.
June 7, 2017 - June 14, 2017
This training site is serving the indigenous pastors from Otavalo and the surrounding communities. In addition, we are raising up and equipping new leaders to plant and pastor churches in the region. Otavalo is a small city in northern Ecuador comprised mainly of the indigenous Quichua people.
This project site is a ministry of Oakwood Baptist Church in Camp Hill, PA. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.
September 16, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Reaching & Teaching's first pastoral training center was established in Tambo, Ecuador. Tambo is a rural community a few hours from the port city of Guayaquil. Pastors come from all over the country to participate in Reaching & Teaching's training program.
June 24, 2017 - July 1, 2017
September 30, 2017 - October 7, 2017
The poorest country in the Western hemisphere, Haiti faces many barriers to social, economic, and political development. Though many nationals consider themselves Christians, there is a significant lack of gospel-centered preaching and discipleship. The country’s voodoo roots run deep, and many professing Christians engage in some form of voodoo worship yet today.
Since the massive earthquake in 2010, there has been a groundswell of interest in local churches working together in order to reach their country with the gospel of Jesus Christ. One of the church’s greatest needs in Haiti is theological training for the hundreds pastors in the outer-lying regions of the country who have little to no access to theological resources.
In an exciting partnership with a nation-wide network of churches, Reaching and Teaching is able to launch our first training site in Port-au-Prince. This opportunity will be the first of its kind in the country: one which specifically targets rural pastors with the formal and comprehensive training they so desperately need.
This project site is a ministry of Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Plainview, Minnesota. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.
July 16, 2017 - July 22, 2017
October 29, 2017 - November 4, 2017
Oaxaca Costa, Mexico
Oaxaca is perhaps the most diverse state in Mexico with more than 160 ethnolinguistic groups. The Costa Region of Oaxaca is an area where many of the ancient Zapotec people dwell. Pastors come from the mountains near the coast to two strategic centers to receive training.
We are currently seeking a likeminded church partner for ministry at Oaxaca Costa.
July 10, 2017 - July 16, 2017
November 13, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Costa Abajo, Panama
Costa Abajo is the western side of Colón province on the Caribbean side of Panama. There are several small churches in this area with a vision for planting more churches in their area and other parts of Panama. Their pastors and leaders are eager to be trained. This project is for those who do not mind rugged conditions and are eager to train leaders.
This project site is a ministry of Reach Latin America. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.
November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
Alianza Cristiana, Peru
Alianza, Peru lies on the Pastaza River in the Amazon Basin near the Ecuadorian border. The region is jungle and is only accessible by missionary aquaplane, yet it is home to a significant number of indigenous peoples and pastors to be trained.
Among the peoples inhabiting this part of the Amazon basin region of Peru are the Achuar, Candoshi/Shapra, and Quechua. Church planting efforts have had considerable success in this region, yet the training needs are great. Training teams will travel to this strategic location where it is expected that a group of 80-100 will be gathered for training.
Reaching & Teaching is seeking a like-minded partner(s) for the duration of the training program.
August 5, 2017 - August 15, 2017
Reaching & Teaching established our training center in Chazuta, Peru in the summer of 2013. Chazuta is a small community at what is referred to as "the eyebrow of the jungle," where pastors from as far away as a week's journey via trail and boat are able to come for training through Reaching & Teaching.
This project site is a ministry of The Church at Cherrydale in Greenville, SC. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.
May 20, 2017 - May 27, 2017
August 12, 2017 - August 19, 2017
October 21, 2017 - October 28, 2017
The Moyo district is in northwest Uganda near the border of South Sudan. The training at Moyo has the potential to impact thirty selected pastors and leaders who have had little opportunity to receive theological training. The leaders attending will be trained to train others, increasing the impact of this project site. There are trusted, established missionaries in Moyo who have worked with this group of leaders and will follow up with them between training trips.
This site is a ministry of High Pointe Baptist Church in Austin, TX. We are looking for one additional church partner. For information about this site and to inquire about serving on a short-term trip here, please email [email protected] prior to completing online application.