Please, pray for all those in México who are working to transform Christian education.
First AMO class in Puebla!
First public library in Mexico, Bibioteca Palafoxiana, founded in Puebla, Puebla, in 1646
Francelia introducing Esther Suarez, future AMO Trainer in Mexico
AMO teacher, Guadalupe of Oaxaca, signing the AMO Compact with her students
Francelia teaching on Christian radio in Juchitán, Oaxaca
Children atop “La Bestia” or “The Beast” in Oaxaca for the dangerous and uncertain ride north to the U.S. Pray that God’s Word, through AMO Program, reaches all families in Latin America to head off such desperate measures for a “better life.” God has a wonderful plan for everyone, right where they live.
AMO in Villahermosa, Tabasco
Students and Pastors in Yucatán gaining access to new tools for Christian education
Rocio Carmona, Christian education leader in Oaxaca, speaking at MeXED 2014
AMO program in Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca
Praise band of young girls from Zapotec community at a regional meeting of church leaders in Oaxaca
Presenting AMO® at a regional meeting of church leaders in Oaxaca
The small but wonderful group in Michoacán…sowing seeds for the future of their churches and communities
Art is a very important element in the AMO Program as is Bible, Literature and Christian History. Children learn, reason, discover, and imagine while learning biblical principles, vocabulary and much more.
The class in Michoacán was forced to move outside after a tremor shook the area.
Our trainings include modeling the AMO classes for the new teachers who will be using it.
Mentoring for excellence is an essential part of the ministry.
By buses, planes, trains, and automobiles…our work requires a lot of travel. Francelia Chavez McReynolds (foreground) volunteers at the AMO trainer for Mexico and Cristina Inchaustegui is the director of AMO® in Latin America.
The five-day seminar and workshop on Biblical Principles of Christian Education and AMO® Program inspires new vision for education.
Part of our work is making available materials, including AMO curriculum, to those we train. Dr. Elizabeth Youmans of Chrysalis International writes and publishes AMO®. We work closely with Dr. Youmans and others to disciple new leaders in wholistic biblical Christian education.
AMO teachers trained in 2012 share with the class of 2014 the positive impact the program is having in their communities in Oaxaca.
Women of Oaxaca, especially, impacted by the Biblical Principles of Christian Education training.
The new AMO teachers of Oaxaca Class 2014. A second training is planned there for July of this year.
Parents, teachers and church leaders gaining new vision for Christian education in Oaxaca during our five-day AMO training.
Riot police called out to prepare for violent teacher’s strikes in Oaxaca. Tens of thousands of children lost 12 weeks or more of their classes due to the strikes.
Blockade of trucks placed by teachers on strike in Oaxaca, consequently, delay our arrival to a local church to begin training parents and church leaders with AMO Program. A new vision for education is greatly needed in a state where quality-of-education is the nation’s worst.
Marie and Martha, among some of the first AMO teachers in Mexico CIty
There are 600 children in AMO Programs in various parts of Mexico. The number is increasing rapidly.
Francelia Chavez McReynolds speaking to youth in Veracruz
Francelia is often invited to speak to youth in Mexico. Her message centers around God’s plan for each of their lives.
One of the many joys of the ministry is sharing time with U.S. church leaders who have hearts for Mexico.
U.S. and Mexican church leaders discussing the needs of children in the area and how best to serve as the body of Christ.
Break time at the AMO Program in Michoacán
Raquel modeling an AMO class for mentors.
Francelia teaching in Mexico City
Meeting with church leaders in Campeche who are interested in transforming Christian education for children and their parents
Each September we help facilitate MeXED, a conference that brings together Christian educators from all levels and all parts of Mexico and the United States. We learn from each other and find new ways to work together as the body of Christ. Pictured is José Curiel, director of YWAM Guadalajara, host-site of last year’s MeXED.
The Michoacán church uses AMO Program and serves meals to further nurture the children.
Some children in AMO Programs are abandoned by parents during the day or permanently. Foundation For His Ministry is a ministry that uses AMO Program in their Children’s Homes in Baja California and Oaxaca.
Alejandro, trained with AMO, teaching children who have very scarce resources and many challenges in life.
AMO group trained in Mexico City included participants from Mexico, Peru, Honduras, and Guatemala.
Lessons in art at Mazatepec, Morelos
Meeting with parents and leaders in Oaxaca.
Children in very poor areas of Michoacán are gaining access to enriched and inspiring classes in Bible, classic literature, Christian history and arts.
Praying for the new children’s classes in Mazatepec
Our new teachers, quickly, gain experience in the classroom
Friends preparing a meal for our training participants in Campeche
Children getting a geography lesson at AMO class at Iglesia Getsemani in Morelos
Teachers and friends learning Biblical Principles of Christian Education in Campeche
Newly trained AMO Teachers in downtown Mexico City
Teaching at downtown church, Principe de Paz, in Mexico City