Mexico—A Transformative Trip
Through tears, 17-year-old Julia confessed to the group that she had been living “in deep sin” and realized that she desperately needed Christ. Julia’s family was part of a FamilyLife mission trip to the border town of Juarez, Mexico, in March 2023. Although they had gone together with a goal of ministering to an impoverished […]
Mexico—Cruising with purpose
Shore excursions are part of the fun of cruising, but this year’s Love Like You Mean It cruise provided a different kind of opportunity for 37 guests when the boat docked in Progreso, Mexico, on February 16. These cruise participants, instead of going sight-seeing or finding other entertainment, paid for the chance to work in […]
Mexico—Opening doors in Baja California Su...
“This was an answer to our prayers!” This was the response from several leaders of various denominations and church boards from throughout Baja California Sur after Roger and Laura Dye met with them to present FamilyLife. Everyone was hungry for and receptive to marriage ministry. One of the leaders said his church had done research […]
Mexico: Murder mayhem and marriages
A few years ago Juarez, Mexico, was rated the “murder capitol of the world.” A staggering number of over 10,000 people have been murdered since 2007 with the murder rate hitting an all-time high in 2009. Thievery, drug trafficking, and tensions between rival gangs have made Juarez a difficult and dangerous place to live. The […]
Mexico: A ripple effect
When Dave and Jennifer Cook agreed host an Art of Marriage® event at their church in Sherwood, Arkansas, they had no idea the ripple effect that one event could have. Lilliana and Mike, a couple who had just relocated to Arkansas from Mexico, showed up at the event in Sherwood and loved it. They spoke […]
Mexico–From a Mess to a Miracle
The Testimony of Manuel and Nellie Sanguino In 1996 Manuel and Nellie Sanguino had a mess on their hands—a marriage mess. Their relationship was dysfunctional and they had lost hope. Divorce was the only route they could see ahead. One of the main problems was their priorities. Manuel was in sales and traveled extensively. Nellie […]
Mexico–seven weeks of marriage transfo...
Omar and Miriam’s marriage was in trouble after years of poor communication, unfaithfulness, and disagreements on how to parent their two young boys. Omar would often leave home without telling Miriam where he was going or when he would return. Miriam felt lonely and neglected. When Omar and Miriam first began attending John and Shirley […]
Mexico–how God used a healed marriage
Antonio and Dolores faced significant real-life adjustments when they first were married in Cancun, Mexico. They were both in a routine of independent living for several years prior to marrying. Their independence led to significant problems in communication. The problems were so severe that Dolores concluded that divorce was the only solution. They began meeting […]