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Participant Perspective: Guatemala

Two years ago a team of brothers in Christ joined the work of Potters House in Guatemala City. Our task for the week was to renovate a house for the family of Hortensia Ramirez.  We jumped in, ripped the roof off the house and began scrubbing the walls removing 19 years of dirt and grime. […]

Sponsor Spotlight: Arlington Capital Advisors

Sponsor Spotlight: Arlington Capital Advisors

Arlington Capital Advisors is a premier boutique investment bank focused on delivering successful results to their clients. Their financial professionals provide unbiased, strategic, qualified and technically sound advice to middle-market business owners on mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, raising capital and other corporate finance matters. The Arlington Capital team has first-hand experience in working with family-owned businesses, […]

Orphanage Update

Orphanage Update

Reel Life has been blessed to participate with (un)adopted and Niños de la luz in the Dominican Republic through funding the construction of a second boy’s home. As the structure is in its final stages of completion, the home will open the possibility to bring more boys in that have been living on the streets […]

Reel Life becomes ECFA Approved!

The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced this past July the accreditation of Reel Life International. ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising. Reel Life International joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America that have […]

Annual Banquet A Huge Success!

Annual Banquet A Huge Success!

Thanks to everyone who attended or supported our annual missions banquet back in July! Click the link below to watch a very special video from the event. We were honored to have Mexican Medical Vice-President and Missionary Craig Libby as a guest speaker, along with trip testimonials from local guests George and Jill Shamblin, the […]

Baton Rouge Disaster Relief Update

Most have heard about the epic flooding which occurred in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas in mid-August, but the severity of the disaster is much more significant than many realize.  Over 60,000 homes were seriously damaged in the flood, many losing most or all of their possessions. Including businesses, the number of damaged structures exceeds 100,000. […]

Record Participation with Remarkable Results

Record Participation with Remarkable Results

Reel Life has enjoyed steady growth over the years, but 2016 has already seen record participation. Through the first 3 months, well over 100 people took part in one of our short-term trips. In addition to record growth, we have also seen incredible results. Field partners were supported and encouraged, a variety of humanitarian aid […]

Reel Life is Hiring!

Reel Life is Hiring!

We are excited to currently have a new career opportunity within Reel Life International. We have partnered with FireSeeds, a Birmingham-based recruitment and leader development company, to assist in finding the ideal candidate for this role. Please feel free to share this information with anyone you know who might be interested in learning more. You can find […]

REEL Life Travel Ball

From the youth league all the way through high school, the game of baseball is a passion to many throughout our country. Recognizing the opportunity to use the sport as a platform for ministry, Reel Life facilitated a father-son trip to the Dominican Republic over spring break. A group of 7 dads and 10 sons […]

Sponsor Spotlight: Otterbox

Sponsor Spotlight: Otterbox

OtterBox is a privately owned consumer electronics accessory company based in Fort Collins, Colorado that produces water resistant, shock resistant, and drop resistant cases for mobile devices. Founded by Curt Richardson in 1998, OtterBox has built an industry-leading reputation for building the best protective smartphone and tablet cases. But, OtterBox gives you so much more […]

Ecuador Earthquake

The recent Ecuador earthquake occurred on April 16 with a magnitude of 7.8. Widespread damage was caused across Manabi province, with structures hundreds of kilometers from the epicenter collapsing. At least 659 people were killed and 27,732 people injured. President Rafael Correa declared a state of emergency; 13,500 military personnel and police officers were dispatched for recovery […]

Rescue workers carry the body of a garbage scavenger who was killed in a mudslide caused by heavy rain in the city's main trash dump in Guatemala City, Friday, June 20, 2008.  Six people rummaging through the trash died in the mudslide, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Guatemala City Dump Landslides

For almost 30 years Potter’s House has been part of the garbage dump community in Guatemala City. Disaster struck the dump community last week when a massive slope of trash collapsed, devastating many of the poorest families in the area. We do not yet know the exact number of victims or know how long the […]