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...

A Time to Build 2020

We’re making progress on our A Time to Build project! Will you join us in bringing it to a close by donating today? Any amount will help us in reaching our goal. These new buildings will allow us to share the love of Jesus Christ with more families across Latin...

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...

Casas por Cristo is hiring!

WE’RE HIRINGHave you ever thought about serving as a full-time missionary in order to use your gifts and talents to impact the kingdom of God? Casas por Cristo is seeking to fill several full-time positions.   DETAILS FOR ALL JOBS Starts immediately. Health...

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...

Meet Pastor Humberto

The last Pastors’ meeting of the year is always one to remember. It is a time where everyone takes a moment to share stories from the past twelve months and a time to celebrate all that God has done and is doing in their communities. In our December...

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+...

We’re almost to the end of 2019

DONATE Make Your Donation Go Further 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,...

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...

The day has come. It’s #GivingTuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the...

#GivingTuesday is less than one week away!

When you give to our A Time to Build project, you are investing into the future of Casas por Cristo to spread the gospel across Latin America. Will you join us this Giving Tuesday and help us meet our goal of raising $2,500? For more information or to give, click the...

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...

SAVE THE DATE

Our goal this year for Giving Tuesday is to raise $2,500 in support of our A Time to Build project that will allow us to expand our ministry into other countries across Latin America.     2019 has been a big year for our ministry. Through your faithful generosity and...

Leave your legacy and get rewarded!

Have you taken advantage of our Legacy program yet? If you recruit a new team to come and build a home with Casas por Cristo, we will offer you a $1,000 credit toward your next build every time that new team completes a trip with us. Click here for more information....

Meet Adelia

Last October, we discovered that Pastor Santiago Choy had selected Adelia Nij and her daughters to receive a home. Most won’t recognize Adelia by name, but for anyone that has done a build in Guatemala and stayed at the Hacienda, they would most definitely...

Missionary Spotlight | Ian Dugger

Explain how you got involved with Casas and what your role is. I got involved with Casas three years ago when I interned in Juárez. I loved that experience and decided to intern the following year in Acuña. Following this, I applied to join the Casas staff and have...

A Time to Get Involved

We’re making progress on our A Time to Build project! Will you join us in bringing it to a close by the end of the year by donating today? Any amount will help us in reaching our goal. These new buildings will allow us to share the love of Jesus Christ with more...

Meet Tonito

For years, Tonito worked strenuously so that he and his wife could build their own home. He was able to save up enough money, but then his daughter became ill and was in the hospital for over a month. After his daughter’s health improved, he faced medical issues...

One day left!

Thank you so much to everyone who has generously donated to the launch of our new location in Chinandega, Nicaragua! Only one day left, give today! AMAZON...

It’s official!

It’s official, our Nicaragua team arrived in Chinandega earlier this week! After all the work that’s gone into setting up this new location, we are beyond excited for everything to start officially coming together. Thank you all so much for your prayers...

Here’s why you should join Team Casas…

“This week gave us all a good example of how Jesus gives us the keys to the kingdom, and we pass them on when we disciple others. In the same way, we gave the keys to this family. The house serves as a place of gathering and worship that will be passed on to...

Let’s launch Nicaragua together!

We’ve officially started preparations for our launch to Nicaragua! We’re gathering all of the items that you all have generously donated through our Amazon wishlist and packing them up in a storage container to ship to Chinandega. There are still plenty of...

Be a part of our Nicaragua launch!

Looking for ways to get involved in the launch of our Nicaragua location? Here are a few different ways you can support us. Join CpC’s FIRST 25! Last year, we celebrated 25 years of ministry here at Casas por Cristo. As we move towards our vision of expanding...

For all the coffee lovers out there…

Need a new mug to add to your collection? Whether you’re on the patio or sitting by the campfire, enjoy your morning cup of coffee in the new Casas Enamel Mug! P.S. This mug pairs well with our Guatemalan coffee, so you may want to go ahead and add that to your...

A Home for Pastor Victor

Pastor Victor Chajil has been serving in ministry for 28 years as the pastor of Iglesia La Nueva Jerusalem in San Raymundo, Guatemala. Victor, his wife Sara, and their son Julio lived in the parsonage attached to the church. Victor plans to retire in a few years and...

Explore Chinandega, Nicaragua!

As you already know, we will be expanding to Nicaragua in 2020! We are thrilled to serve the city of Chinandega and its people. We are so excited for this next step, and we hope you will join us in this new adventure through prayer, financial support, and by...

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....

Why Nicaragua?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRMiRKvv7vs&t=1s Want to hear the story of how Nicaragua became our next location? Carlos has been an instrumental part of this story. He began his ministry in Nicaragua eight years ago. Since then, he has prayed that God would...

We’re Hiring!

WE’RE HIRINGHave you ever thought about serving as a full-time missionary in order to use your gifts and talents to impact the kingdom of God? Casas por Cristo is seeking to fill several full-time positions.DETAILS FOR ALL JOBSStarts immediately.Health insurance...

Volunteer Perspective | Kerese Arnold

I had the pleasure of going with our church group to Guatemala in November of 2015. We built for a family who loved on us just as much as we loved on them. They had a family member staying with them that was raped and as a result, had a young child. This young lady...

Will YOU be one of the FIRST 25?

Will you be joining us in Nicaragua in 2020? Join CpC’s FIRST 25! 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...

Get creative with Casas

Are you into design, videography, photography, social media, marketing, and learning more about the creative field? Apply for the brand new Casas Creative Internship program! We’re offering internship positions in the fields of Creative Writing, Design, and...

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...

How will you impact the Kingdom today?

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. What is your profession?I am...

Join Casas por Cristo in Nicaragua!

Registration is now open for Nicaragua mission trips in 2020! We are so thrilled to take this step towards God’s vision for our future, and we would like for you to join us. Interested in registering a team to build in Nicaragua in 2020? For more information or...

Help Us Launch Our Next Location!

As most of you know, Casas por Cristo is expanding to Nicaragua in 2020! We are so excited for this next step, and we hope you will join us in this new adventure through prayer, financial support, and by registering for a build in this location. Be sure to stay tuned...

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...

Thank You!

DONATE Make Your Donation Go FurtherIt 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,...

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...

2018 Story of the Year

I remember the first build I ever did for Arnulfo Paredes. He was new to our pastor’s committee and told us that he wanted to build for the community around his church. In the summer of 2017, Arnulfo passed away unexpectedly. At the next pastor’s meeting,...

25 Years!

Thank you all for celebrating our 25th Anniversary with us here at Casas por Cristo! It has been another great year building and serving alongside you in 2018. You joined us in celebrating by leaving your legacy impact on the lives of those we serve through this...

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...