Category: News and stories

Welcomed into Weymouth

Originally from Brazil, Lelmer and Renata Campos now serve with Latin Link in Weymouth, England.   “Anyone who welcomes you welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.” – Matthew 10:40   Renata and I arrived in Weymouth, Dorset in August 2012 to serve a local church as children’s workers … Continued

At Shalom we found a welcome.

We found a family who share with us.   Ruth McKee is a Stay Member based in Peru, she serves at Shalom, a school which helps children with additional needs.   Many of our children with additional needs have experienced rejection from others and not been made to feel welcomed in society or even in … Continued

Colombia Step Report #2

10/08/23 After our safe return to Barranquilla, we continued our El Pacto visit at two different primary schools. El Pacto is a group of churches that have established small Christian schools in very poor neighbourhoods with the purpose of loving these children and providing a safe environment to grow up in. Tal, Eden and Rhianna … Continued

The heart of mission is relationship

Amelia Beaumont is a former Stepper, who now serves as a Mobiliser, in South West England.   Growing up, I used to read stories about missionaries – people like Gladys Aylward and Amy Carmichael – who went on to change nations because they followed God’s call on their lives, and as a 10-year-old I saw … Continued

Where did Jesus chill out?

Pipe and Abi Figueroa served in Colombia until 2021, before moving to London where Pipe now serves as a youth worker in a local church.   Where did Jesus chill out? Where did he have his downtime? He loved hanging out with Mary, Martha and Lazarus’ family. Why? What did he find there that meant … Continued

No Longer Strangers But Beloved Guests

This year, Hans and Priscilla Breekveldt mark 30 years of service in Argentina. Here, they share some of their stories from the last three decades. As we stepped off the plane with our one-year-old daughter, Rebecca, in arms, we were in unfamiliar territory. Buenos Aires, Ezeiza International Airport, April 1993. We were excited to serve … Continued

Argentina and Bolivia Step Report #2

Second week in Argentina Second week! This week we started our building project, however unfortunately due to a lack of materials and some rain, we didn’t start until Thursday. However, this meant that we had a few more days to settle in. Indeed, on Monday me, (Jakob) Tim and James played some football with 2 … Continued

Soul Food

Books to nourish the Latin American Church Over the two thousand years of Christian history, books that help us to understand and apply the Bible have been central to the growth of healthy churches. The first people to take the gospel to Latin America understood this. In those early days, Christian bookshops were opened in … Continued

A Bumpy Ride to Mexico

Bhoke Magotti had been trying to get to Mexico for a 6-month Stride placement since 2017. First, there was a long challenge to fundraise all the support she needed. Then there was a pandemic. After that, lengthy issues to do with her Tanzanian passport. It was not plain sailing. And when she finally flew out … Continued