Life Expectancy: 73.0 years
GDP: US$4448 per capita
17.8% earn less than US$2 per day
Peru, South America
PER01 - Support of Godofredo Rubio
Godofredo Rubio is involved in pastoral care, teaching, counselling and evangelism. He has written the Life Course which is a five part evangelistic Bible study used extensively throughout Peru. Recently he has been involved in a church plant in the south of Peru. Godofredo has been leading church planting in the Cajamarca area.
History Of Partnership
Bright Hope World has partnered with Godofredo and Teresa since 2001. They were recommended by Guy Pembroke, an English missionary working in Cajamarca city, Guy and his wife, Jocelyn are known to Carl Daniel through previous missionary work. Godofredo is a gifted Bible teacher and evangelist and both these gifts have been used by God to plant churches in the Cajamarca region. He is an elder in the local church. Godofredo and Teresa live in the northern mountain area of Peru.
People in the city of Cajamarca, the regional towns of Cajamarca, towns in the south of Peru. Through Godofredo’s talent of writing discipleship material and other Bible study materials Christians in Colombia have benefited.
What We Like About The Partnership
We like the fact that this partnership has wide influence as well as deep individual influence, wide because Godofredo reaches the unreached throughout various regions of Peru, has planted in the area five new churches and spiritually teaches and builds up Christians both within Peru and outside of it. He has a deep influence with regards to the individual spiritual input he has into the lives of local church members by way of pulpit teaching, marriage counselling (his wife also does counselling) and discipleship. This man is a key leader in the church in Peru and has a passion to see new churches established in Peru.
Relationship To Other Partnerships
Godofredo is the contact man for the other Bright Hope World partners in the Cajamarca region. He distributes the financial support to Jose Isabel, Jorge Asto, Pedro Pablo Campos and Leonardo Pisco. Godofredo also requests the reports from these partners.
Godofredo and Teresa have two adult daughters and have been married for over 20 years. Before committing their lives to Christ they ran a tourism business. Godofredo is an elder in the local church, “Centro Biblico”. Godofredo and Teresa are middle aged. Teresa has a ministry among the women of the church where she gives marriage counselling as well as being involved in evangelism of cities and towns both in the Cajamarca region and in coastal and southern regions within Peru.
Vision And Annual Strategy
Godofredo has the vision to plant new churches within Peru, to disciple believers and to train and build up the church to be a reproducing church.
The strategy is to identify towns and villages that have no current church and to evangelise those areas. There is also a strategy to identify areas in the south of Peru, Godofredo lives in the northern mountain area of Peru, where there are opportunities to evangelise and see new churches established.