How does an internation mission trip = a local mission trip?

How does an international mission trip = a local mission trip?      37 broken (in one way or another) people traveled out of the country together, roomed together, confided brokenness in the quietness of the night, encouraged each other between the hammering of nails,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Serve others while making new friends? Win-win.

Are you interested in giving back this holiday season?! We need more volunteers for our Team Casas build in Juárez, December 27-30! If you’ve never been on a Team Casas build, this is an excellent opportunity to serve alongside others to bless a family with a...

Meet Petra.

The story of Petra. Petra is a recent widow. She had been living in a structure made of cardboard and other scrap materials by herself. When her home had caught fire, Pastor Leti saw a great need for Petra to have a safe, secure home, especially since she lived alone....

A Good Reminder For Us All

Jose Luis, his wife, and three kids had been jumping around from place to place because they had no home of their own. They would stay somewhere as long as they could until they were forced to relocate. Eventually, they were able to purchase a small plot of land on...

Missionary Spotlight | Spencer & Kiersten DeLong

Tell a little bit about yourself, your family, and where you’re from. We are the DeLong family – Spencer, Kiersten, and Brantley. I (Kiersten) am originally from Iowa. Spencer is from Indiana, and we met and lived in Illinois until August of 2018 when we made...

Top 10 of 2018

We Praise God For All He’s DoneWe saw countless families come to know the love of Christ.Our launch to Nicaragua, planned for 2020, was announced.Incredible progress was made on our new Admin and Int’l Operations Buildings at our headquarters in El...

2018 Highlights

What a Great Year! God has done great things in and through Casas por Cristo this year. We completed 269 homes as a ministry – 44 in the Dominican Republic, 75 in Guatemala, 65 in Cd. Acuña, and 85 in Cd. Juárez. God is good! That means 269 families now have a...

CpC Internship

Are you passionate about missions and serving alongside others? If your answer is yes, then apply to be an intern with Casas por Cristo. Submit your application before 2019, and you’ll receive this exclusive merchandise pack from the Casas store. Apply today for...

25th Anniversary Prayer Team – November Prayer Requests

25th Anniversary Prayer TeamThank you for walking alongside of Casas por Cristo this year. We appreciate and covet your prayers for our ministry. Here are some of our current prayer requests:November Prayer RequestsContinued funding and wisdom for our A Time to Build...

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Volunteer Perspective | Cole Taylor

I have been in student ministry for 14+ years. In 2015, our church’s lead pastor resigned and moved on. I knew this move was coming for him, and I also had a feeling that I should consider moving into the lead pastor position. Just thinking about the position change...

25th Anniversary Prayer Team – October Prayer Requests

25th Anniversary Prayer Team Thank you for walking alongside of Casas por Cristo this year. We appreciate and covet your prayers for our ministry. Here are some of our current prayer requests: October Prayer Requests Continued funding and wisdom for our A Time to...

Summer Internship

Serving as a Casas por Cristo intern is an amazing opportunity to stretch yourself as you step out in faith to serve others by building homes in the name of Christ. As an intern, you will spend the first couple of weeks of your summer doing on-site training. After...

Missionary Spotlight | Lindsay Hermayer

Tell a little bit about yourself, your family, and where you’re from. I am originally from Evansville, Indiana. My dad and two older brothers all live in Indiana, which make it convenient to see them all when I visit home. I started attending college in Evansville,...

25h Anniversary Prayer Team – September Prayer Requests

25th Anniversary Prayer Team Thank you for walking alongside of Casas por Cristo this year. We appreciate and covet your prayers for our ministry. Here are some of our current prayer requests: September Prayer Requests The launch of our next location: Nicaragua....

Three more days!

You still have three more days to register for the Team Casas build in Juárez October 5 – 8. Be sure to sign up ASAP to provide this very deserving family a new home. If you or anyone you know is interested in joining, click the registration link below! REGISTER...

The Ramos Family

We still need 6 more individuals to join us on Team Casas in Juárez October 5 – 8. We are extending the deadline to register until Monday, September 10. Will you join us in providing a home for the Ramos family? Sign up ASAP through the Team Casas page! Watch...

25th Anniversary Prayer Team – June Prayer Requests

25th Anniversary Prayer Team Thank you for walking alongside of Casas por Cristo this year. We appreciate and covet your prayers for our ministry. Here are some of our current prayer requests: May Prayer Requests Continued funding and wisdom for our A Time to Build...

Casas YouTube Channel

Have you checked out the latest on the Casas por Cristo YouTube Channel? You can watch our weekly vlog, location videos, and the First Look videos of the families we serve. Click here to check it...

25th Anniversary Prayer Team – May Prayer Requests

25th Anniversary Prayer Team Thank you for walking alongside of Casas por Cristo this year. We appreciate and covet your prayers for our ministry. Here are some of our current prayer requests. May Prayer Requests Continued funding and wisdom for our A Time to Build...

VOLUNTEER PERSPECTIVE | HAMILTON WILLIAMS

Volunteer Perspective | Hamilton Williams I went on my first mission trip with Casas por Cristo in the summer before my eighth grade year. At that time, my church would send a team to build in Juárez, México every summer and January and a team to San Raymundo,...