What we do How we work Latin Link films Latin Link has produced a number of films to illustrate and explain the work we do. HOW? How is Latin Link working out God’s mission, and how can you be a part of it? A fast-paced three-minute introduction to our ministry which offers a glimpse of how Latin Link is impacting the world today, as well as how to get more involved. Stride Stories The latest series of videos from Latin Link, featuring six young people as they do a Stride placement. Watch to see some of the many opportunities available in the Stride programme. The Longer Placement: Neil and Jenny's Stride Story Filmed in the first year of their two-year placement in Santiago, Chile, Neil and Jenny talk about working in a church as it seeks to reach out to the local community. The Gap Year Option: Rebekah's Stride Story After finishing school Rebekah took a year out before university to do a placement in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. See and hear about the impact she has had while working at a children's home. University Language Year: Victoria's Stride Story Like all university language students, Victoria had to do a placement as part of her degree. She chose to go to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on a Stride placement, to work with students. Business As Mission: Seren's Stride Story For her university language year abroad, Seren Anderson had to work in an business setting. She worked as an intern at two businesses in Santiago, Chile, while also having opportunities to assist at her local church. The Next Step: Roel and Roos' Stride Story There are tens of thousands of university students in Santiago, Chile. Roel and Roos went with Latin Link to spend two years encouraging the Christians on campus and reaching out to the many who don't believe. Shot over 28 days in 3 countries, the following films were a co-production between Latin Link and Ian Gibbons of Panvista Productions. Latin Link This film tells the stories of some of our Latin Link members who work alongside Latin American communities to see God’s kingdom come. Latin Link (short) A shorter version of our main film about Latin Link and the work we do in Latin America. Step This film explains our short-term programme for teams (Step), giving a glimpse into the lives of two teams and those who received them in Latin America. Stride This film tells the stories of some of those who have been on a Strider placement – families and individuals working alongside Latin Americans for 6–24 months in a variety of different projects. Why pray and give? Hear from some of our members about why they value the support they receive, both financially and through prayer. Films featuring longer-term (Stay) members New life in the Andes Hear about the life and work of Latin Link members Ian and Juliana Horne, working with Quechua communities in the mountains near Cusco, Peru. They train and support isolated church leaders, help with rural community development and work with abandoned elderly Quechua people. At the heart of community transformation Hear about the life and ministries of Latin Link members Roland and Jenny Brown, who work alongside Latin Americans in micro-finance, community development and environmental projects to help see God’s kingdom come in Cusco, Peru. Shalom Before retiring, Latin Link member Ruth Green oversaw the Shalom Centre in Arequipa, Peru, which caters for children with special needs. Her work involved direct contact with the children, their mothers and Arequipa’s International College, of which Shalom is a social aid project. This short film gives a taste of the work of this ministry, which continues after Ruth’s retirement. A different view of short-term mission Short Term Coordinators (STCs) are key to finding and coordinating projects and supporting the placement of Step teams and Striders. In this short film, Paul and Ruth Turner talk about their roles as the STCs in Peru, and the impact that has had from a Peruvian perspective.