Why Do We Build Houses?

If you’ve built with us before, you’ve probably met at least one of our partnering pastors. They are the heartbeat of our ministry. These dedicated servants of God are tirelessly pursuing individuals and families in their communities to share the love of...

Only Two Days Left!

The deadline to apply for our internship program is only two days away! Looking for a one-of-a-kind, cross-cultural experience? As a Casas intern, you will work directly with families in need, other interns, and available teams of volunteers as you build partnerships...

We’re Hiring!

We are currently hiring for the following positions! Health insurance and benefits are provided, but salaries are fundraised in full by the missionary. Here are the details and responsibilities for each position. GRAPHIC DESIGNER Role: To ensure the quality and...

Javier & Dora

Last year, we built a home for Dora and her children, Allen and Mina. When we received their application, Dora was applying alongside her husband, Javier, in desperate need of a safe home for their family. Javier was diagnosed with cancer and had been sick for some...

Looking for opportunities to serve?

While there are limited opportunities to serve right now, come build alongside our local missionaries and pastors! We are offering you the chance to join one of our Hope Restored builds at a discounted rate.   To receive more information regarding our Hope Restored...

Want Free Casas Merch?

Are you passionate about missions and serving alongside others? If your answer is yes, then apply to be an intern with us this summer! Submit your application before April 1, and you’ll receive this exclusive merchandise pack from the Casas store after being...

Powerful Ways to Serve from Home

Looking for tangible ways to support our ministry right now? One specific need we have right now is for Spanish Bibles to gift the families with at our dedications. This is an easy and powerful way to be directly involved in our ministry right from home! If...

A Love Like Daphne’s

“As I sit here and I look at this photo, so many different thoughts flood my mind. I think we all need to experience what Daphne felt in this photo.   Daphne came on this Casas trip for the first time with her parents, Michael and Tertia, who have served with me...

Join us for a summer internship in 2021!

Are you passionate about missions? Join us for a summer internship building homes for families in need. An internship with Casas por Cristo will provide you with a one of a kind cross-cultural experience and a practical, hands-on way to serve God. Work alongside our...

2020 Highlights

God has done great things in and through Casas por Cristo this year. We completed 185 homes as a ministry – 31 in the Dominican Republic, 33 in Guatemala, 11 in Nicaragua, 38 in Cd. Acuña, and 72 in Cd. Juárez. God is good! That means 185 families now have a...

Let’s keep ministry moving forward!

In October, we built for the Contreras family in our Juarez location. This family consisted of Lorena, her husband, five children, and two grandkids. Knowing this had us simply praying that we would be such a blessing to a family of nine who desperately needed more...

We’re almost to the end of 2020

It has never been easier to double your year-end gift! When you donate online, simply check the employer match box and choose your employer from the drop-down menu of over 1,000 available companies. When you complete your donation, your employer will match your gift....

Are you passionate about missions?!

“What helped me grow the most this summer was the team I had surrounding me. I never felt like I was being judged and always felt accepted by others. After one of our most difficult builds of the summer, we all went to church, and I realized I had been building...

#GivingTuesday is ONE WEEK AWAY!

Our goal this year for #GivingTuesday is to raise $2,500 in support of our Hope Restored campaign that will allow us to continue providing homes to families in need amidst this pandemic.     Since many of our teams are unable to travel due to Covid-19, we are raising...

Sergio’s Home

Meet Sergio! He and his wife received their new home in September thanks to Boyd Christian Church (Dix, IL) and Southside Christian Church (Litchfield, IL) coming to serve with us in Juarez. Sergio works nights and would build all day and then go to work as a security...

Do Your Holiday Shopping with CpC!

Shopping on Amazon for the holidays? Shop through Amazon Smile with Casas por Cristo, and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to help us continue serving families in need! Check out the video above to see how to set it up through the Amazon app, or follow...

Exclusive Look at House 6,000!

Check out a few highlights from our staff build for House 6,000 from last month!   This build was made possible through the generosity of supporters like you through our Hope Restored campaign! To join us in continuing to restore hope to families during the midst of...

Interested in our Summer Internship?

Are you passionate about missions? Join us for a summer internship building homes for families in need. An internship with Casas por Cristo will provide you with a one of a kind cross-cultural experience and a practical, hands-on way to serve God. Work alongside our...

6,000 Families’ Lives Changed

A few weeks ago, our staff from El Paso and Del Rio joined together in Juárez to build House 6,000! Casas began building homes in 1993, and God has been so faithful in those 27 years. To build House 6,000 with some of the staff from Hope Restored funds and in the...

How Janet’s life was transformed by the Gospel

Janet was the recipient of one of our Hope Restored homes in Juárez this summer. She is a widow and a mother of two sons, ages 17 and 21. She moved to Juárez from Oaxaca, México to make a better life for herself and her family. She knew that there would be more...

Meet the Casas por Cristo Pastor Boards!

If you’ve ever been on a build with us, you’ve met at least one of our partnering pastors! The Casas por Cristo Pastor Boards are comprised of over 150 pastors who live and work in each of the locations we serve. These dedicated pastors meet monthly to...

Have you thought about becoming a CpC Intern?

“The theme of our summer was to Live a Life Worthy of our Calling. In my own walk with Christ, He showed me things I had to surrender. After making the decision to love him more and surrender those things, it was clearly confirmed that He was glorified, and my...

Seeking HVAC Connections

CAN YOU HELP US?     We are seeking connections with licensed HVAC suppliers or workers regarding the construction of our new International Operations and Administration buildings. If you, or anyone you know, may be of assistance in this area, please contact Justin...

Luz’s Hope

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble.”-Psalm 46:1 Those were the words that the team of volunteers, interns, and staff members wrote over the doorway of Luz De la Cruz’s new home. Although the team didn’t...

Shop to Support CPC!

While Amazon Prime Day might be postponed this year, many of us are doing more online shopping during this unusual summer. Luckily, each one of those purchases has the power to support families in need! Remember to shop with Amazon Smile, which generates a donation to...

Johan’s Story

Yolanda had waited for several long months in her rickety and unsafe house that could not even shelter her from the rain. As a blind widow, she needed a safe home to live in – one that was secure and structurally sound. Little did Yolanda know that God would use...

Pursuing Unity in a Time of Division

We are deeply saddened by the events that have occurred over the last few weeks that began with the unnecessary death of George Floyd and many others that have followed. We have been processing, praying, and seeking God in the midst of these tragedies.   One main...

Restoring Hope in the Dominican Republic!

Last week, staff in the Dominican Republic began construction on a Hope Restored home for the Gonzalez family. One of our missionaries, Nan, noted that the team was a bit short-handed on Day One, and decided to send word out that they could use a few people to help....

Summer Interns Impact Families in Need

Casas por Cristo interns work directly with families in need, other interns, and available teams of volunteers to give families homes. Their work in the field or in the home office affords others the opportunity to know the love of Jesus in a very real way. We are so...

Restoring Hope to the Benavides Family!

Before meeting the Casas por Cristo team, the Benavides family lived in a one-room concrete block house that provided them only minimal protection from the elements. Delvis’s full-time job barely sustained them previously, and reduced hours during the pandemic...

30 Days of Prayer – Week Four

This is the last week of our 30 Days of Prayer! Thank you so much for joining us in this prayer journey over these last few weeks. We believe in the power of prayer, and God has shown up in both big and small ways. Join us on the 31st to celebrate and reflect on how...

Good news from Casas por Cristo!

Almost a month ago, I sent out a message laying bare before you what the future was looking like for Casas por Cristo. At the time, due to the current rate of cash burn and income loss, we were going to have to initiate serious cuts to our staff’s pay and...

Join us for #GivingTuesdayNow!

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day for giving and unity – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1 #GivingTuesday – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. This is an opportunity for people around the world to stand...

30 Days of Prayer – Week One

We are starting our 30 Days of Prayer tomorrow! Follow along with us daily on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter as one of our staff members introduces and prays over the topic for each day. Listed above are the prayer topics for the first 10 days. We know that the virus...

Join us in Restoring Hope!

GOD IS AMAZING! We have raised $198,276 in support of our Hope Restored campaign. 27 Hope Restored homes are scheduled to be built so far because of your generosity. Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us through prayer and giving during this time! You can...

How can we pray for you?

During this unprecedented time with COVID-19, we want to be intentional about seeking God. Our staff is going to spend 30 days in May praying for specific items, and we want to include you and your ministries, as well. We understand that the virus is affecting all of...

Casas needs YOU!

**This post was published on April 18, 2020, so some information may be outdated.   Dear Casas Friends, I pray that this message finds you doing well. I missed getting to see so many of you this spring on your mission trips with us. Parts of our country are...

Join us in Nicaragua!

God has been doing amazing things through our ministry in our newest location in Nicaragua. We have already built the first seven homes and have seen God’s love shown to these families, teams, and the community as a whole in a big way. We are so grateful to all...

Volunteer Perspective | Alison Halvorson

My first Casas build was in November of 1995 when I was five years old. My parents were friends with Mary and Wesley Bell, who started Casas por Cristo, and we built with a group from our church at the time. I have done a weekend build in Juárez annually ever since,...

Only one week left!

There’s only one week left to apply for our Summer Internship program! As a Casas intern, you will have a one of a kind cross-cultural experience. serve God and others in a practical, hands-on way. work alongside our full-time missionaries while taking a...

Missionary Spotlight | Chris Summerlot

  Explain how you got involved with Casas and what your role is. Feel free to add more here about yourself or your responsibilities. I first got involved with Casas by coming on a trip in 2008 with my home church. I fell in love with it and came home and applied...

Summer Internship 2020

As a Casas intern, you will work directly with families in need, other interns, and available teams of volunteers as you build partnerships that give families homes and an opportunity to know the love of Jesus in a very real and tangible way. Learn more about our...

God’s perfect timing for the Chitay Family

In August, Wayland and I moved from Guatemala to Nicaragua. But we were excited to learn that we would return to Guatemala in November to build a home for Alfred, his wife Paula, and their five children. We watched the First Look video, began praying for the family,...

Intern Perspective | David Nixon

During my internship, I experienced Christ most in my times of sincere reflection – times looking out at the scenery in Guatemala, during devotionals with earnest conversations, and in real heart-to-hearts with team members as they opened up. As a result, I have...

Join CpC’s FIRST 25

Will you be joining us in our newest location in Nicaragua this year? Whether you’re a new team or you’d like to add another project next year, you can be one of the FIRST 25 teams to make history with Casas por Cristo in Chinandega, Nicaragua. We desire...

Top 10 of 2019

We Praise God For All He’s Done We saw countless families come to know the love of Christ. The work on the new warehouse in Juárez has been completed. Incredible progress was made on our new Admin and Int’l Operations Buildings at our headquarters in El...

2019 Highlights

What a Great Year!   God has done great things in and through Casas por Cristo this year. We completed 289 homes as a ministry – 47 in the Dominican Republic, 73 in Guatemala, 58 in Cd. Acuña, and 111 in Cd. Juárez. God is good! That means 289 families now have...

Here’s one of our favorite stories from 2019…

You may have heard us use the phrase Kingdom Cause. Just to give you an idea of what that means to us here at Casas, Todd from Bachelor Creek Church of Christ in Indiana shares about his work in Guatemala putting on midwife clinics. Todd is retired after working 20+...

Have you thought about becoming a Casas intern?

“The biggest challenge for me was feeling like I wasn’t smart enough or spiritual enough to lead, but this internship has taught me to truly rely on Jesus and that nothing I do will ever be enough. I’ve learned to put Him at the center more. I...