More Families in Need

How many people live in your house, and does your house have enough space to comfortably support them? For most of us, the answer is likely yes. But that is not always the case in impoverished communities like Juárez. Adelina, Milagros, Celie, Mia, and Angel (shown...

A Better Quality Life

This is Martin (57) and Elizabeth (50). Martin works in a recycling plant lifting heavy objects all day. He recently hurt his shoulder while working, which affects his overall comfort and ability to work. Martin and Elizabeth currently live in a wood-pallet house with...

BACK IN BUSINESS

A few weeks ago, we asked you to pray as several of our staff took a trip down to Nicaragua to figure out the logistics of reopening this location. The trip was a success as we were able to meet with and encourage our pastors there, built two homes for families in...

In case you didn’t know…

As you may already know, we launched our Nicaragua location in January 2020 right before the pandemic hit. Due to Covid, United, American, & Delta Airlines suspended all scheduled flights in and out of Nicaragua. The loss of teams being able to get to Nicaragua...

Do something BIG in 2022

Want to make a lasting difference in a family’s life from wherever you are? When you donate to our Hope Restored campaign, you become a part of not only providing a family’s physical need for a home but more importantly, their spiritual need for our...

ONE WEEK AWAY from…

YOU can make a huge difference in the lives of others, and you don’t even need to leave your house! Help us in our goal to raise $5,000 this #GivingTuesday for our Hope Restored program that will allow us to continue providing homes to families in need across...

Join us on November 30 for…

Last year on #GivingTuesday, YOU all helped us more than double our fundraising goal. Let’s do it again! Mark your calendars for November 30 for this year’s #GivingTuesday! Our goal is to raise $5,000 for our Hope Restored program that will allow us to...

HUGE life change

Last year in September, our El Paso and Mexico field staff joined together to build House 6,000 for Jaime, Teresa, and their two daughters, America and Jazmin. During the build, Pastor Hector shared with us that he chose this family so that America and Jazmin would...

Build & serve from wherever you are

Want to make a lasting difference in a family’s life from wherever you are? When you donate to our Hope Restored campaign, you become a part of not only providing a family’s physical need for a home but more importantly, their spiritual need for our...

Build & serve right from home

Did you know that you can help fundraise for our Hope Restored program?! It’s as easy as…   Visit our Hope Restored webpage HERE. Click “I Want to Fundraise For This.” Personalize your fundraiser and share it on social media, over email, and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

TODAY’S THE DAY!

TODAY’S THE DAY! It’s #GivingTuesday! This year, we’re raising $2,500 for our Hope Restored campaign in order to continue providing homes to families amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Will you join us in restoring hope today?!   To donate,...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

30 Days of Prayer – Week Three

Join us for another week of prayer! Follow along with us daily as one of our staff members introduces and prays over the topic for each day. Listed above are the prayer topics for week three.   We know that the virus is affecting all of us in different ways. So,...

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...

30 Days of Prayer – Week Two

Here are the topics for week two! Thank you all for following along for our 30 Days of Prayer. We are anxious to see what God has in store for this week.   We know that the virus is affecting all of us in different ways. So, how can we pray for you specifically?...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...