Cartagena – Full Festival Report

Here is the full report from Cartagena, Colombia! We are in awe of how God moved. Thank you for being a part of changing thousands of lives for eternity! #MikeSilvaInternational #FestivalPorLaVida

Cartagena Schools Results

The Gospel message has changed the lives of young people throughout Cartagena, Colombia! We thank God for the work He did through our Serve Teams and our FestiKids children’s festival. Be watching for our full Festival Report coming next!

Cartagena Partner Churches Results

The church body in Cartagena, Colombia is thriving! Check out today’s result update video. Be looking for our full Festival Report this Friday. We are so thankful for your prayers and support!

Cartagena Water Well Results

Your impact in Cartagena, Colombia is incredible, all glory to God! We will be sharing the results with you all this week including our full Festival Report on Friday. Thank you for all your prayers and support!

Share Your Story


We thank God for all He did in Cartagena!  If you were blessed in any way by our posts or by the live feed of the festival or if you made a decision to follow Christ while watching, we would love to hear from you.  Please share your story by going to

And if you made a decision to follow Christ, we want to say, “welcome to the family!” and we want to send you some follow-up material to help you as you begin your journey…the best journey of all!

Empowering Local Churches

Mobilizing local churches, and empowering local pastors, is a huge part of our mission with each festival. Now that the festival has finished in Cartagena, the work of discipling new believers continues.
We spoke with Pastor Matt Reagan of Southeast Christian Church who shared his perspective on the importance of supporting local church networks in sharing the Gospel. These are his thoughts on the impact our team had in Colombia.

The Light Shines in the Darkness

As our team boarded a flight home yesterday morning, we stood in awe of this amazing sunrise.  We are overwhelmed at the thought of WHO HE IS and WHAT HE ACCOMPLISHED in Cartagena.  “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5

More to Come…

Cartagena has been unforgettable this past week. There’s still much more to come from this amazing experience. Stay tuned with us this week as we continue to share more stories and memories throughout the week!

A Special Thanks from Mike

A special message of thanks from Mike for your prayers, dedication, and support through another transformational Festival por la Vida! THANK YOU!

God Moves in Unexpected Ways

PRAISE GOD! Festival por la Vida has been an unbelievable success. Thank you all for your support. Thanks to you, lives have been changed for eternity.
Earlier in the week we spoke with the serve teams inviting people to the festival. Here’s just one more example of how God has moved throughout the week.
(Pictured Above: The man Efren referred to in this story.)