Immersion is the greatest way to learn about a culture and gain insight from the locals first hand. In Costa Rica you will be able to live with a host family which will be a meaningful part of your time there. Living in a middle class neighborhood, with families who have hosted English students many times will allow you to try authentic food, be immersed in the language, and build authentic meaningful relationships. You will also have the opportunity to receive Spanish training through a tutor during your three weeks in Costa Rica.
Our team’s goal is to empower the Latin American Church by developing leaders in church planting ministries, children's and compassion ministries, and Bible institutes. We desire to help locals understand God’s word, use it well, apply it to life, and to help spread the gospel to others. We value the ongoing ministries and partnerships that our team is involved in here, and we want to bless and further the work that God is already doing in Costa Rica. Potential ministry assignments include: children and/or youth ministry teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) anti-trafficking ministry music ministry working with and loving on children in impoverished communities observe and serve at a Bible Institute that trains local pastors equipping church leaders and other options dependent on gifting and interest
As you explore the many ministry opportunities in San Jose, you will also be immersed into the culture and learn to share the gospel in various settings. If you are interested in exploring a future in missions and challenging your view and understanding of God’s mission, Costa Rica will offer you an experience that is diverse in ministry opportunities, training topics, and cultural exposure.