Putting the Y in Missions

In 2017, as dialogue began with an active LHI advocate and YMCA employee, about the prospect of leading a team from a Wisconsin YMCA to visit Esperanza Viva (EV) for a week in Mexico, both parties were intrigued. What a great opportunity to connect folks in the United States with the life-changing work happening at EV.


A Week of Hope

We strive to ensure our visiting missions teams have a profound and lasting encounter with God. We want to get out of the way and allow what God has planned for each individual to take place; the results are humbling and inspiring.


Peer Potential

Click to Share Living Hope International (LHI) has added a powerful new peer-2-peer (P2P) online function to a number of… more



The word “reach” can sum up one’s current sphere of influence, but also speaks of the capacity to become greater, challenging one to extend even further. How have you been reached? Has God touched your life and His Gospel penetrated your heart, life and worldview? Our logo depicts a two-way reach, thus, our vision is a call for us all to understand our need for help and rescue, yet be ever watching for the chance to help others. We can reach down ourselves to answer a desperate plea from those God has put in our path.