Escuelitas – The Backbone of Latin America Preaching

Preachers are the backbone of the global church. They are biblical leaders who are at the centre of their communities and essential in the growth of new Christians. One of the core ministries of Langham Partnership is training church leaders throughout the Majority World. We focus on training those who are shepherding God’s flock in…

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A ‘Relaxing’ Sabbatical for Igor Améstegui!

A sabbatical is an extended period away from work. It provides an opportunity to travel and study outside of a regular role and to rest, recharge, reflect and rejuvenate. Try explaining that to Langham Preaching Latin America Director Igor Améstegui! Igor and his wife Charitos visited the UK and Ireland in October 2023 during their…

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‘Challenging us to live out the gospel in Latin America’

Latin American Bible Commentary

Did you know that Latin America is the most unequal continent on the planet? The gap between rich and poor is enormous. Latin Americans face daily challenges of injustice, poverty and lack of education. The Church hasn’t escaped these challenges – many pastors have little or no access to good biblical resources, resulting in congregations…

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Latin American commentary reaches indigenous Argentinians

Despite the devastation of Covid-19, the one-volume Bible commentary for Latin America has made it into the hands of Wichi indigenous people in Argentina. A courier service delivered two copies of the Latin American Bible Commentary (LABC) to David Stokes in north-western Argentina in July. He is responsible for formally training indigenous pastors. The LABCs…

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9 ways to pray for Latin America

Old Havana

Igor Amestegui, the Langham Preaching Director for Latin America, shared prayer points during a recent Langham Live prayer meeting for UKI supporters (on Zoom). Join him in bringing the following concerns to the Lord: Latin America the continent The effects of the pandemic on the continent have been devastating: deaths; unemployment; increased poverty; anguish and…

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Building Relationships

Our four Preaching Directors, leading teams across the various continents, share what has been happening through this time of pandemic. From Africa, with Femi Adeleye, as Director: “Every Monday, our Leadership Team meets on Zoom in order to support each other and to build our relationships. These have been times of refreshment. In recent weeks…

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Finding hidden treasure in Bolivia

Last month, 68 people gathered in Bolivia for a Langham Preaching event to discover the hidden treasures of the parables. The attendees included key people in the Preaching Clubs from six different cities across Bolivia. Preaching Clubs (or escuelitas) are small groups of preachers who meet regularly. These meetings take place throughout the year, between…

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Langham Preaching celebrates 15 years in Argentina

Around 100 people gathered in Córdoba, Argentina in April, for an “enriching” time celebrating 15 years of Langham Preaching in the country. Former Langham Preaching Director Jonathan Lamb and his wife Margaret were special guests at the event, which was led by Igor Améstegui (Director, Latin America) and Wilfredo Weigandt (Country Coordinator). Theologian René Padilla joined the celebrations…

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