Ministering in Masachapa, Nicaragua
Children run barefoot through the muddy lanes of Masachapa, along with countless pigs, dogs, and chickens. Locals sell mangoes, bananas and sugarcane up and down the main street in town. Women and children wash laundry in the tiny, dirty river that empties into the ocean. There are not enough schools in town to accommodate the thousands of children, and the ones that are available are Catholic schools supported by the State. The air is sticky and hot, and the people are poor and oppressed. Yet in the midst of poverty, in the ravages of a nation known for corruption, this little town of 5,000-10,000 people is experiencing revival, and YOU are a part of it!
See, the apostolic mindset is concerned with impacting and shaping generations. A true apostolic church will place great emphasis on ministering to children. That is one reason the Lord has put it in our hearts to partner with Apostle Jonas Clark and Global Cause Network in the mighty work that is taking place in Masachapa. Gateway has been instrumental in transforming the lives of children in this sleepy fishing village by building an apostolic church and supporting the Global Cause Network School Project. Soon, the school will be complete and filled with several hundred children. These kids will be taught the academics they need, but they will also be taught the Word o