• South America

    7 videos

    Information and inspiring segments about our work in South America.

  • Maranatha Mission Stories: South America

    13 videos

  • The faith to destroy

    www.maranatha.org -- About 180 miles south of Lima, Peru’s capital, there is a desert city called Ica. Here, in this place of more than 280,000 people, there is a vibrant Seventh-day Adventist population with a school and many churches. But just outside the city, in the town of La Tinguiña, there...

  • A Different Kind of Christmas

    This week, we’ll travel to the South American country of Ecuador for an usual Christmas setting—a mission trip! Instead of focusing on Christmas presents and other familiar holiday traditions, these adventurous families decided to serve. Your kids will see how this project gave volunteers new per...

  • Church Taxi Service

    This week, travel with us to the South American country of Brazil, where you’ll meet Jose Lima Pinto. Jose loves his church family so much, he ended up selling his car and buying a van, so he could bring people to church who live far away or can’t walk well. But the problem is that the location J...

  • Working Without Pay

    This week, come with us to the South American nation of Uruguay. Much of this country is not Christian and the Seventh-day Adventist Church here faces significant challenges in reaching people with the Gospel. However, one way the Church is making in-roads is through Adventist education. In this ...

  • A Peach Farmer's Big Gift

    This week, travel with us to the South American country of Bolivia, where we’ll meet a peach farmer named Alberto Maida. He has been farming since he was a young man, and was blessed each year with a fruitful harvest. When he moved to the town of San Benito, he was disappointed with his local chu...

  • Growing the Gospel in Bolivia

    This week, come with us to the beautiful South American country of Bolivia. Here, you’ll meet Benedicto and Anacleta Ventura, a husband and wife team committed to spreading the Good News in their area. The Venturas lived in the big city of Cochabamba, but as they helped people in the community of...

  • Invitations to a Crowded Church

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, we’re traveling to the South American country of Brazil, where we’ll meet a barber named Mariano da Silva. Every customer that receives a haircut from Mariano also gets a brochure about Jesus. He loves sharing God’s love with everyone he meets. But Mariano’s church...

  • Faith in Fortaleza, Bolivia

    www.maranatha.org - This week, we’ll be headed to the South American country of Bolivia, where Maranatha built churches and helped expand a campus. One of the structures we built was the Fortaleza Seventh-day Adventist Church, located just outside the city of Cochabamba. Years ago, married couple...

  • A Supportive Church Family

    www.maranatha.org - This week, come with us to the South American country of Bolivia, where we’ll meet Daria Chipana. Daria is a church member of the Colina Ecologica Seventh-day Adventist Church. Her church family is very important to her, because as a single mother, they provide a support syste...

  • Spreading the Gospel in Guyana

    Meet the people of Guyana and how they've made this South American country the fastest growing Adventist membership in the Caribbean.

  • The Floating Church

    This week, travel with us to Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America. Here, we’ll meet the Uros people, who live on this lake which is shared by Peru and Bolivia at 12,500 feet above sea level. For generations, the Uros have used the reeds of the totora plant for many things, including c...

  • Good News for Mahaica

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, we’ll travel to the only English-speaking country in South America: Guyana. Here, kids will meet a hairdresser named Paula who is always sharing the love of Jesus with her community. Paula is the head elder of the Mahaica Seventh-day Adventist Church. She loves her...

  • Keeping God in Uruguay

    A group of teachers fight to keep a Christian school afloat in the most secular country in South America

  • Overcome with Joy

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, come with us to the country of Peru, where we’ll meet a congregation that has seen a huge transformation over the years. Prior to 2005, the Primavera Seventh-day Adventist Church met in an unideal sanctuary. The roof was covered with plastic and the walls were simp...

  • Inspiring a New Generation

    This week, we travel to the jungles of Panama, where a tribe of indigenous people called the Naso used to live, removed from the outside world. Eventually, the need for medicine and food forced them to make connections outside their villages, which also introduced them to Jesus.

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  • Maranatha Minute: June 4, 2021

    Families in this Brazilian town simply didn't have enough water, until Maranatha drilled a new well.

  • The Importance of Service

    This week, meet a young man from Peru named Carlos Condori. When he was a boy, Carlos remembers arriving to church one Sabbath morning and being met by a large group of people who didn’t look Peruvian. He heard them speaking English, and he was wondering what they were doing there. The visitors t...

  • Growing Through Sadness

    This week, we travel to the country of Brazil where you’ll meet a lady named Marilene. She wasn’t very interested in learning about God, even though her mother always shared God’s love with her. Then, a tragedy struck, forcing Marilene to reconsider her purpose and faith. See how God used a sad e...