Mike Silva Featured on National Radio Broadcasts

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Mike Silva was a guest on nation-wide Christian radio stations, Genesis Radio 99.5 and Sterio Vision 106.3, on Thursday.  Airwaves that reach all of Guatemala’s 15.4 million residents were resounding with the Good News of Jesus Christ. 

Mike encouraged non-believing listeners, “God is more concerned with where you are going, than where you have been.”  He also challenged Christian listeners, to “wake up” and to be ready for what God has in store for their lives.  The producers and DJ’s at both Genesis Radio and Sterio Vision made one thing clear: the people of Xela are excited for the Festival por la Vida coming this Saturday!
 

To listen to today’s broadcast featuring Mike, visit: www.genesis995.com or www.lavisionxela.com (note: this audio content is in Spanish).

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The team was also recognized by the city today at an event at city hall, which included the vice-mayor and other government officials.  City leaders expressed appreciation to the ministry for providing funds to repair a fresh-water well that services over 11,000 people, and expressed excitement and support for the festival. 

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Serve Teams Converge on Xela, Guatemala

City street in Xela

City street in Xela

Some traveled nearly 30 hours from their homes in the United States to the mountainous region in Guatemala known as Xela, over 7,000 feet above sea level.  The purpose: to share the love of Jesus in word and deed. 

Serve team members sprang into action today by visiting villages and a church with a community center for underprivileged kids.   Team members shared the Gospel by performing a drama, which powerfully highlights the barriers that exist between people and God, and most importantly, how Jesus overcomes those barriers. 

Also, in addition to giving gifts – like clothing to adults, toys and candy to kids – teams also gave wordless bracelets to hundreds of children.  The wordless bracelet illustrates salvation through Jesus Christ by using five different colored beads, each of which signify an element to God’s plan of salvation.

One serve team member remarked, “I couldn’t believe their [the children’s] response to the Gospel!  But, when I saw dozens of them voluntarily get in line to receive a Bible – I knew it was genuine.  We ran out of Bibles!”

The Serve Team will spend all day Friday ministering across the city.  Please stay tuned to the blog and keep praying for the Festival on Saturday.

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Guatemala Promo Video

 


San Pedro de Macorís Report Video

 

It’s hard to put into words all that the Lord accomplished in the Dominican Republic! We are rejoicing because the ministry of the Gospel touched thousands of lives.

  • Partnering Churches: 258
  • Friends of the festival: 1670
  • Attended the Pastor’s Conference: 2,350
  • Attended the Festival Friday (est): 70,000
  • Attended the Festival Saturday (est): 100,000
  • New Believers Friday: 10,527
  • New Believers Saturday: 13,138
  • Attended the “Festikids” Children’s Festival (est): 35,000
  • International TV Audience (est): +600,000,000
  • National Radio Audience (est): +30,000


Final Results from Dominican Republic

It’s hard to put into words all that the Lord accomplished in the Dominican Republic!  We are rejoicing because the ministry of the Gospel touched thousands of lives.

Partnering Churches: 258

Friends of the festival: 1670

Attended the Pastor’s Conference: 2,350

Attended the Festival Friday (est): 70,000

Attended the Festival Saturday (est): 100,000

New Believers Friday: 10,527

New Believers Saturday: 13,138

Attended the “Festikids” Children’s Festival (est): 35,000

International TV Audience (est): +600,000,000

National Radio Audience (est): +30,000



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