TAG: MEXICO


Families Belong Together; DTLA Rally For Immigration Policy Reform

A demonstration and prayer vigil about US immigration policy under intensified scrutiny organized by religious leaders of different faiths and denominations met outside the Downtown Los Angeles headquarters of ICE and the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday (6/21). BY COLTON CURRY I was fortunate enough to participate in this rally in support of immigration policy reform and to stand in solidarity with my brothers and sisters who are being detained...

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Hispanic Evangelical Leaders React To President’s Action, Crisis At The Border

A nationwide outrage over an immigration policy that allowed the separation of children from parents detained at the southern border did not appear to diffuse much despite President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Wednesday to stop the practice. While leaders in the Hispanic evangelical community in the U.S., such as Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, and Wilfredo De Jesús, influential speaker and pastor, praised...

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Mexico Wins! In LA, A Little Piece of Heaven

Mexico won its opening FIFA World Cup match against Germany (the defending World Cup Champions) and the earth felt it—literally. BY JON GARCIA Shortly after Hirving Lozano scored the game’s single goal, a small artificial earthquake was detected in Mexico City. The Institute for Geological and Atmospherical Investigations (a non-government agency located in Mexico) tweeted about seismographic readings they detected that were probably due to “massive jumps” of celebration. But it wasn’t...

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Operation Christmas 1-Day Outreach to La Mision, Baja, Mexico

Operation Christmas is back! Strong Tower Ministries is a local non-profit focused on serving the under-served in Baja. This Christmas, we are partnering with Calvary Chapel, La Mision in Baja Mexico on Saturday, December 2, 2017. We invite you to join us at the actual event or in the preparation for the event. There are a variety of ways to get involved. This is an awesome opportunity to serve locally...

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Building Relationships: The Cause Behind Strong Tower Ministries and the WetNWild5K

At first glance, it may appear to some that Strong Tower Ministries, based in Orange County, Central California, and Baja, Mexico is simply about providing construction labor and services for other, already established ministries in Mexico. However, after more than a decade of serving orphans, youth, and families needing care up and down our neighboring country to the south, it is clear that God is using Strong Tower for so...

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