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Cartagena – Full Festival Report

Watch 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! 
* 25,624 recorded decisions for Christ * 17,000 attended the FestiKids childrens festival * 4,125 attended the Pastors Conference * 5,708 attended Workshops and Trainings * 43,000 students heard the Gospel message * 279 partnering churches * 3,491 individuals were trained to pray with decision makers * 657 families now have clean drinking water
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Cartagena Pastors Conference Results

Even more exciting news from Cartagena, Colombia! It is a blessing to have had such great engagement from the pastoral community in Cartagena. More Good News to come with our full Festival Report releasing on Friday.

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.

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.

God is Faithful, Even During Time of Trial

In another look back on the week we’ve had, this story shows God’s faithfulness even in the midst of trials.  Thank you for your prayers this week!

Mike Sharing the Gospel with Water for Life Project

This is what our team is all about.  This morning, Mike invited a community in Cartagena to accept Jesus as their Savior.  God is transforming lives today!

Festival Night 1…

Festival Por La Vida Night 1 was incredible!  But that was just the beginning, Festival Por La Vida Night 2 streams live starting today at 2:00pm PST.  Join us for an amazing night of life transformation!

Water for Life Project Update

GOD IS GOOD!  The first night of Festival Por La Vida has already touched thousands of lives for eternity.  This morning we touch thousands more with the Life Water Project.
To help provide for life-changing projects like these, donate today at and be sure to catch tonight’s livestream starting at 2:00pm PST!

Thoughts After Night 1

THANKS BE TO GOD!  Night 2 of Festival Por La Vida has just finished and it was nothing short of breathtaking.  Thank you all for your faithful prayers and support.
Last night we caught up with Mike and Pastor David Lazo on their reactions to Night 1.  Here’s what they had to say about the impact of the Festival.

Festival (Night 1) is only 1 hour away!

We made it. Tonight is the night! Tonight, the Festival begins! The energy of all this built up anticipation is exhilarating. We have prepared extensively for such a time as this- and we are ready! We have seen the evidence of the Holy Spirit’s work all week long. He has been steadfast in prompting hearts to be open and receptive. Romans 1:16 (ESV), declares that the Gospel “…is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes…” Join with us in prayer that today would be the day of salvation for the people of Cartagena- in Jesus name!


“Like” our Mike Silva International Facebook page and tune in tonight at 3:00 P.M. PST for Festival Night #1 LIVE! You won’t want to miss it!