Portoviejo, Ecuador Trip

$2,500, November 2-10

Trip Requirements

  • July 6 – $1,250 first half of trip cost in the bank
  • August 6 – $2,500 total trip cost in the bank
  • September 1 – Passports in hand

Ministry Partners

  • Pastor José Cevallos and the Evangelical Mission of Upper Room Churches.
  • Noris Mendoza and the Ecuadorian Assemblies of God Churches.

Trip Overview

  • Evangelism – All teammates will share the Gospel through their own personal experience of knowing Jesus (your testimony), and the biblical message of salvation through faith in Jesus. We will do this with skilled Ecuadorian interpreters who love Jesus.
  • Teaching – Modeling what it means to be a wholehearted follower of Jesus who can live a fruitful, victorious life that reproduces more disciples who are empowered by the Holy Spirit.
  • Events – There may be small training events with opportunities for prayer, training, and teaching.
  • Encouragement – Encouraging and befriending Ecuadorian partners; praying together with the goal of lifelong relationships.

What To Expect

  • Accomodations – hostels and possibly host churches.
  • Location Variety – Possible venues for daily ministry include streetsides, marketplaces, stores, factories, sports clubs like martial arts and soccer teams, schools, police stations, and church outreach events.
  • Preparation Meetings – We’ll meet three times before the trip via 90-minute Zoom video calls.

Fundraising/Donation Instructions

Option #1: Credit/Debit cards

  • Step One: Click the link below
  • Step Two: Click the “Purpose” menu and select the “Love Nations” Fund.
  • Step Three: Write your name in the “Note” box so that your trip fund receives credit.

Option #2: Mail Checks – Checks MUST be written to “Blazing Trees”

  • Step One – Write your gift to “Blazing Trees”
  • Step Two – Designate your gift to “Love Nations”
  • Step Three – You MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME in the memo. Ex: “Ecuador – Don Buege”

Blazing Trees is a 501c3 nonprofit ministry. All donations are eligible for tax deductions. For more information, email James >