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...

Ready for cooler weather?!

Fall is coming, and cooler weather will be here soon! Check out our beanies and other fall gear online at...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Let’s get creative.

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

What’s in the box?

We’ve received so many gifts from our Amazon wishlist over the last couple of weeks! Thank you so much to all of our generous supporters for giving to our launch to Nicaragua in 2020. Be sure to keep an eye out on our Facebook and Instagram stories to see what...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...