Our Nicaraguan mission began in 1997 after Lutheran Church–Canada received an invitation to share the gospel in this Central American nation. Our first missionary was Pastor Sandor Arguello, a Nicaraguan refugee. His first months were tough. But , following Hurricane Mitch in 1998 people needed emergency help. The church responded. Arguello spread the Gospel, and God opened hearts and built a community of believers.
In January 2008, Iglesia Luterana Sínodo de Nicaragua (ILSN) was born. It is now a partner of our synod. As the ILSN assumes more responsibilities, we can still help, offering encouragement, counsel and assistance. We can also help the ILSN spread the Gospel into Honduras and Costa Rica, neighbours of Nicaragua.
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