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Missionary Spotlight | Jose Luis Siancas

Posted June 8, 2017  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Jose Luis is the co-pastor of “Jesus es la Puerta” (Jesus is the Door) Baptist Church in Mallaritos, just outside of Sullana. He also helps teach and lead different sections of the theological education by extension in several different locations. Testimony of Conversion and Call to Ministry I was born into a Christian home, and from a very young age I was involved in all of the activities in our church. I knew about God, sin, and some other things from the Bible, but I did not hav... Keep Reading

At the beginning of 2016, HeartCry began supporting Eduardo Aricari in his church-planting efforts in the city of Huaycan, located about an hour outside of Lima. In addition to pastoring, Eduardo also trains pastors and church leaders with a local seminary in various regions of Peru. A young man that I have been discipling, named Yoel has had to travel to the mountains for his studies. The Lord put it on his heart to share what he had been learning with the people in the high regions of Huancav... Keep Reading

Dario Sara is pastoring a congregation in the district of Villa el Salvador, Lima. The following report is an example of the increasing crime rate in Peru. Please continue to pray for the safety of the missionaries and their churches. This month, we survived an attempted robbery just as we had finished one of our services. Some brothers and sisters had already left, while others were enjoying a time of fellowship. The children were running around the door of the church building when we saw two ... Keep Reading

Jose Luis is the co-pastor of “Jesús es la Puerta” (Jesus is the Door) Baptist Church in Mallaritos, just outside of Sullana. He also helps teach and lead the Bible Academy for pastors in the mountains of northern Peru. God is leading us in the preaching of HIs gospel and in the work of making disciples in Mallaritos and in Las Palmeras. We are organizing house visits in order to continue with the work of discipleship here in Mallaritos, and we are also going out every Saturd... Keep Reading

Lisa is the wife of Eddy Solano Koplin, an administrator in Lima, Peru. “He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord!” (I Corinthians 1:31)As I sit down to put into words what I had initially purposed in my heart to share, I have sensed that the Lord would have me to add something more. It is my desire to encourage you in the midst of your trials to seek to glorify God in all of your circumstances. You may have heard the question before, “What is the chief end of man?” ... Keep Reading

Gladys is the wife of Arturo Marin, who pastors a Baptist church in San Martin, Peru. I was born in the city of Lima, Peru, and I was converted to Christ when I was a young girl. I met Arturo in the Baptist Church of Chorrillos. Being two very incompatible people, it is quite impressive how the Lord joined us together in marriage and then called us to missionary work. It was also impressive how the Lord providentially prepared us for the work of missions during the time that Arturo was put in t... Keep Reading

Ivan Tassara graduated from a Bible academy in the Dominican Republic and is now serving as the pastor of the church “Jesus is the Only Hope” in Sullana, Peru. We are very grateful for your support. We thank God for putting in your heart the desire to give, and we also thank each of you because you have given according to your ability, and in some cases even beyond your ability. For us it has been a great help, since through your support you have provided for our needs, and above al... Keep Reading

Walter Isse is a native of Argentina, and is currently pastoring “La Iglesia del Salvador” church in Barranco, Lima, Peru. One of my primary responsibilities is to preach the Word of God every Sunday. Some years ago I was carrying out this responsibility, but at the same time I had a full-time job alongside the ministry. The job was located far from my home, and between the two and a half hour commute and a nine hour workday it required much of my time. I devoted the additional... Keep Reading

Wehrner Pancorbo is the pastor of the church “Iglesia Cristiana de Gracia” (Grace Christian Church) in Cuzco, Peru. I thank God for the opportunity to serve Him in the work of the ministry and to be part of the group of believers that serve Him in all the world. At the same time, I give many thanks to all of the brothers and sisters who support HeartCry, and who, month after month, are faithful stewards in the use of the money that God has given them. Your support provides for ... Keep Reading

Jose Luis is the co-pastor of “Jesus es la Puerta” (Jesus is the Door) Baptist Church, Sullana, Peru. He also teaches and leads the theological education by extension in several rural locations. Beloved brothers and sisters: I thank God for the way He has used each of you in the extension of the kingdom of God in all the world. Your prayers, donations, and love for God’s work have caused the gospel to run forward in our country. Churches have been edified, missionaries have be... Keep Reading

A New Meeting Tent, Bibles, and a Conference

Posted November 11, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Eddy Solano, who serves with HeartCry as the administrator in Peru, recently made a trip to the northern mountains to help with the purchase and assembly of a large meeting tent and the distribution of two hundred Bibles. HeartCry purchased the meeting tent in order to provide a more suitable teaching environment in the hot, sunny Andes Mountains. The tent will be used for conferences in Pacaipampa as well as for the regular modules of the Bible Institute for pastors, in which over fifty student... Keep Reading

In 2013, HeartCry donated the boat El Chasqui del Rey (The King’s Messenger) to missionaries Micah Tuttle and Jairo Sangama, who labor in Peru’s jungle. In a short clip (which can be seen at the website link provided below) from a recent trip up the Huallaga River, Micah expresses his thankfulness once again for those who made the gift possible and shares how the boat continues to be used for ministry throughout the villages that lie along the river. By God’s grace, the boat ha... Keep Reading

Ministry Overview | Pacaipampa, Peru

Posted November 11, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Nicomedes is the pastor of a church in Pacaipampa, in the northern region of Peru. While he is devoted to this church, the Lord has also used him and the congregation there to start several other church plants in villages throughout the region. In the church that I pastor, I am preparing two more men for the pastoral ministry. Two days a week, we meet to study together. Also, as a church we are carrying out a study every Thursday evening on the duties of husbands and wives, as well as mothers a... Keep Reading

Seeing The Lord's faithfulness in Cuzco

Posted November 11, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Wehrner is the pastor of the church Iglesia Cristiana de Gracia (Grace Christian Church) in Cuzco, Peru. He moved from Chiclayo, Peru, with his family and began this new work in February of 2013. The Lord has shown His faithfulness this month toward all of us in the church, as He continues to sustain us by His grace and mercy. We are growing in the knowledge of the Lord, and in each of our meetings together we are setting our minds and hearts on Christ and His work on our behalf. As I mentione... Keep Reading

Training Conference in Pacaipampa, Peru

Posted November 11, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Recently, HeartCry sponsored a five-day training conference in the region of Pacaipampa, Peru. About fifty-five pastors and teachers traveled many hours through the mountains and the rain to a small town in Pacaipampa called San Luis. Throughout the week, the fifty-five men met in a small church building and received instruction on the topics of Expository Preaching and the Doctrine of the Scriptures, taught by HeartCry missionaries Jose Luis Siancas and Javier Carhuapoma. Along with the teachin... Keep Reading

Last week, pastors from across Peru’s jungles came together for a week of training carried out by Reaching and Teaching Ministries, headed by Dr. David Sills. Every few months Reaching and Teaching Ministries travels down for these week-long trainings of jungle pastors, gathering in the small village of Chazuta along the Huallaga River. Since 2014, HeartCry has worked toward providing the pastors that faithfully attend the courses with a basic pastoral library. During the most recent gathe... Keep Reading

Radio Preaching Ministry

Posted November 11, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Urbano is serving as a missionary within the association of churches in the region of Pacaipampa, Peru. He travels and teaches in the churches of the association and also helps in the development of new church plants. By the grace of Christ, I am continuing to preach every weekday from 6 to 7 PM on the radio. I am preaching on the topics of expository preaching (based on John MacArthur’s book) and also on the priority of prayer in preaching. Brothers and sisters, thanks be to God that by ... Keep Reading

From Shipwreck to Salvation

Posted June 3, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Javier is the pastor of the Baptist Church of Maranatha in Paita, Peru. He is also one of HeartCry's most beloved and trusted leaders in South America. In the following report, he shares with us about the grace of God in the salvation of a fisherman. He explains to us how the Lord rescued this man from a tragic shipwreck in order to ultimately save him eternally in Christ Jesus. Please pray for the conversion of this man’s family and for his continued growth in the grace and knowledge of o... Keep Reading

Unexpected Opportunities to Proclaim Christ

Posted June 3, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Walter moved to Peru from Argentina and is currently serving as a leader in the Church of the Savior in Barranco, Lima. He has also helped translate material from Paul Washer’s study manuals and various Puritan authors. It has been a year of enormous challenges and great difficulty. Sadly, I must confess that in many ways I have made mistakes, in many ways I have failed, and in many ways I have sinned. But I also recognize with joy that the grace and mercy of God have been abundant, and H... Keep Reading

From the Edge of Suicide to the Foot of The Cross

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

profile_javier_cJavier Carhuapoma is the pastor of the Baptist Church of Maranatha in Paita, Peru. His ministry and influence is felt throughout many churches in the northern region of Peru. He is one of our most trusted laborers in Latin America, and we count it a privilege to work with Him. We give thanks to God for His grace and mercy as we look back... Keep Reading

Report From The Jungle | Peru

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

SAmerica_Arturo-MarinArturo Marin and his family live in the northern jungles of Peru in the department of San Martin. He pastors the Baptist Church of San Rafael and also helps train other pastors in the region. Greetings and many blessings in your homes and ministries. This month was difficult for my family due to my travels and my wife’s i... Keep Reading

Peru | The Loss of a Servant: Gilberto Nole's Passing

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

profile_gilberto_nGilberto Nole was a faithful servant of God and a diligent preacher of the Gospel. For the last ten years of his life, he worked with HeartCry to care for the churches in northern Peru. He was a man of whom the world was not worthy. He will be greatly missed. After more than forty years of tireless service in northern Peru as a pasto... Keep Reading

profile_urbano_gUrbano Gomez is serving as a HeartCry missionary within the association of churches in the region of Pacaipampa, Peru. He travels and teaches in the churches of the association and also helps in the development of new church plants. There are one hundred and ten towns and villages in Pacaipampa, of which only about forty have a church... Keep Reading

Reaching Huancabamba and the High Regions

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

profile_nicomedes_sNicomedes Saavedra is the pastor of a church in Pacaipampa, in the northern region of Peru. While he is devoted to the church in Pacaipampa, the Lord has also used him and the congregation to start several other church plants in villages throughout the region. I have been encouraging the believers from our church in San Lorenzo to go ... Keep Reading

Pastoral Libraries For Pacaipampa

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

pastorial-librariesOnce a year, hundreds of believers from the mountains of Pacaipampa in northern Peru meet together for several days of teaching, worship, and prayer. In this particular region of the country, there are approximately forty-five churches, and very few of the pastors have any type of formal training or any literature outside of the Bib... Keep Reading

A New Library for the Church in Nueva Esperanza

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

As the Lord continues to add to the number of believers in Nueva Esperanza, where HeartCry missionary Ivan Tassara is pastoring, the need for sound biblical resources has also increased. In an effort to help Ivan with his own studies, with the discipleship of men for the ministry, and with the general growth of the brothers and sisters of the congregation, HeartCry has provided a basic church library. The themes of the literature range from pastoral ministry and systematic theology to instructio... Keep Reading

Pastoral Libraries in Peru's Jungles

Posted March 18, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

pastorial-libraries-jungleThe effort to provide a basic pastoral library for pastors and teachers in the jungles of Peru continues. Several weeks ago, a group of about forty men from many different parts of the northeastern jungles met in the village of Chazuta for a week of pastoral training. The men that were present represent twelve differen... Keep Reading

Struggles and Victories in the Work of the Gospel

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Ivan graduated from a Bible academy in the Dominican Republic and is now serving as the pastor of the church “Jesus is the Only Hope” in Sullana, Peru. He is also a co-laborer with Javier Carhuapoma. Thanks be to our God, who leads us from victory to victory, and who manifests the fragrance of the knowledge of Himself through His people. How great our God is and how small we are! Yet, it is His good pleasure to use us to announce the glories and riches of His Kingdom. Struggles and... Keep Reading

Fruitful Evangelistic Preaching

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Javier is the pastor of the Baptist Church of Maranatha in Paita, Peru. He has a long-standing relationship with us as a HeartCry missionary, and we consider him to be one of our most trusted co-workers in Latin America. May thanks always be given to our Lord Jesus Christ for the blessings He has poured out on my family and ministry. This month we have seen more people awakened to their need for Christ through the preaching of the gospel. We recently held a preaching event to which we invited a... Keep Reading

The Family and the Local Church

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Jose Luis is the co-pastor of “Jesus es la Puerta” (Jesus is the Door) Baptist Church in the town of Mallaritos, just outside of Sullana. He also helps to lead different sections of the theological education by extension in several different locations. A major portion of our ministry in the local church consists of counseling, teaching, and praying with the married couples and families. On several occasions this past month, we took advantage of Saturdays to expound God’s Word ... Keep Reading

A Funeral and a Chance to Preach

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Miguel is a pastor and HeartCry missionary serving in the small town of Sapillica in the mountains of northern Peru. He is the brother of Javier Carhuapoma and a faithful colaborer in the harvest of the Great Commission. Thanks be to God! We are seeing growth in our church, both numerically and spiritually. The second Saturday of this last month, several brothers and sisters from the church participated in a day of evangelism in our town, and afterwards we spent the night in prayer. The follow... Keep Reading

Evangelism and a Growing Church in Cuzco

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Wehrner is the pastor of the church “Iglesia Cristiana de Gracia” (Grace Christian Church) in Cuzco, Peru. He moved from Chiclayo, Peru with his family and began this new work in February of 2013. Cuzco is located in the central mountains of Peru, near the famed tourist attraction, Machu Picchu. I am very happy in the Lord to see that the ministry that He has given us in Cuzco is continually strengthened. Having grown over the past several months, there are now many more people that... Keep Reading

Proclaiming Christ in a Rehabilitation Center

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Rogelio served for years as the pastor of a Baptist church in one of the most dangerous areas of Lima, called La Victoria. He is a HeartCry missionary and a long-standing friend. Brothers and sisters, I rejoice greatly in the opportunity the Lord has given me through the invitation extended to me to help with a Christian rehabilitation center nearby. I am ministering to men who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. Since I was rescued by the Lord from that same kind of lifestyle, the Lord is using... Keep Reading

Logos Software for Missionaries

Posted December 9, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

In an effort to encourage and aid in further equipping some of the young missionaries we support, HeartCry has provided four pastors in Peru, Argentina, and Brazil with the Spanish edition of Logos Bible Software. This resource provides these men with commentaries, word study tools, sound literature, and other useful materials. Thanks to the giving of the brothers and sisters that the Lord has raised up to support and pray for this ministry, these men now have a much needed study tool to help t... Keep Reading

Literature Project in the Jungles of Peru

Posted July 10, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Last month, pastors from many different towns and villages throughout the jungles of northern Peru met for a week of training in the town of Chazuta, near the city of Tarapoto. In addition to the training, HeartCry gave all forty pastors a Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance. Although it may not seem like much to a Christian in the United States, such a resource is pure gold to a pastor who has no other study tool. Last year, HeartCry provided the same men with study Bibles. In the upcoming ye... Keep Reading

Eager for Growth in Lima, Peru

Posted April 25, 2014  by: Walter Isse |0 Comments

Eager for Growth in Lima, Peru Walter Isse is a native of Argentina, but is currently serving as a HeartCry Missionary in Peru. His primary responsibility is working alongside David Silva to raise up a work in Lima, Peru. I sincerely hope that this report finds you all growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ and that your lives are abundantly filled in Him. This new year finds us desiring as a church to know and obey the will of God in humility. We are all devoting ourselv... Keep Reading

Missionary Spotlight: David Silva

Posted April 25, 2014  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

In 2013, HeartCry began supporting missionary David Silva. Along with his family, David left the Amazonian city of Iquitos, Peru, in order to serve as a teacher in the HeartCry Bible Academy, which was recently established in Lima. Currently, he teaches several theology courses at the academy. He also helps with the teaching and preaching at various new works in Lima. I was born in 1983 in the city of Iquitos in the jungle of Peru. I was raised in a family that professed to be Christian, but wh... Keep Reading

Urbano Gomez's testimony

Posted October 7, 2013  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

profile_urbano_gPacaipampa, Peru, Evangelist / Teacher Urbano is serving as a missionary within the association of churches in the region of Pacaipampa, Peru. He travels, teaches, and helps in the development of new church plants. When I was 12 years old, I lost my father in an accident, and when I was 13 years old, I lost my mother to cancer. My ch... Keep Reading

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Dario Sara's testimony

Posted October 7, 2013  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

SAmerica_dario_sLima, Peru - Pastor Dario is pastoring New Life Baptist Church in the district of Oasis de Villa in the southern area of Lima. I had the opportunity to attend a Baptist church as a child with my aunt and uncle, but when my parents and I moved, I no longer attended church and was not concerned about my salvation. Throughout my youth, I... Keep Reading

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Missionary Spotlight: Nicomedes Saavedra

Posted August 16, 2013  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Nicomedes is the pastor of “Christ is the Head” Baptist Church in San Lázaro, in the district of Pacaipampa, in northern Peru. He is also a passionate missionary/church planter. Brother Nicomedes is married to Esterfilia and has eight children, ranging in age from eight to twenty-nine. Testimony of conversion My life was a mess, and I was a wicked man sold into sin. I was constantly lost in drunkenness, and I mistreated my wife. On November 10, 1985, I was drinking with my f... Keep Reading

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South America Coordinator's Report: 2012 Review

Posted August 13, 2013  by: Paul Washer |0 Comments

Thus far, we have only included a fraction of the news of what the Lord is doing around the world through our indigenous partners. And yet we come to the end of the magazine with only one page left to share about the work in South America. It is probably just as well, because if we had a hundred pages upon which to write, we could not adequately explain the work or describe the kindness of God which has prospered it! Peru In our beloved country of Peru, the work continues to expand in number a... Keep Reading

nole-croppedGilberto lives in northern Peru where he serves as a church planter, pastor, and associational missionary. God has used Gilberto to plant many churches throughout the mountains of northern Peru. There are more than forty churches in the association that Gilberto serves. I remember that when I was about ten years old, my mother told me that she h... Keep Reading

arturo-croppedArturo and his family live in the northern jungles of Peru in the department of San Martin. He pastors the Baptist Church of San Rafael and also leads the training of a dozen pastors throughout the San Rafael region.My name is Arturo. I was born in the jungles of San Martin, but I came to live in Lima when I was very young.I came to know Chri... Keep Reading

The Lord continues to providentially uphold the work in South America as the Gospel continues to advance. In February, all of the HeartCry missionaries in South America were able to attend our conference in Lima on the theme of “The Biblical Pattern of Shepherding Souls.” The conference dealt principally with the centrality of Christ in ministry and the pattern that we see in His life and in the life of the apostle Paul, revealing how to care for souls. After talking with many of the... Keep Reading

Missionary Report: Nicolas Serrano

Posted August 9, 2013  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

Nicolás is one of the two founding pastors of Iglesia Biblica de la Gracia (Grace Bible Church) in Rosario, Argentina. This church was started in 2010. Nicolás spent the better part of 2011 studying at a ministerial academy in Lima, Peru and is currently the only HeartCry missionary in Latin America outside of Peru. I would like to share with you a testimony of the conversion of a man named Luciano, who I was able to meet over a year ago. From the moment we met Luciano, he kept hi... Keep Reading

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