Jon & Jennifer

Dahlager

Jonathan, Joshua, Julia


Serving in Costa Rica, Latin America Caribbean


We have served in Costa Rica since the year 2000, and the theme of our ministry is "Raising up the next generation of men and women of God in Costa Rica to touch the world."

In daily life it looks like the following: 
1. PK ministry. We coordinate the national Assembly of God ministry to national Pastors' Kids, as well as the PK network for Latin America. 
2. Training new ministers in the Bible School. I teach in and help administer the national Assemblies of God Bible Institute in Costa Rica, which now has 37 locations and 1,200 students enrolled. 
3. National Youth Network. We serve as advisors to the Costa Rican National Youth Network with the Assemblies of God, and helped develop the Youth Ministry Specialization program that is training hundreds of youth ministers across Latin America. 
4. Latin American Theological Association. Jon teaches in the AG postgraduate educations programs across Latin America and heads up the theological association that helps institutes with evaluation, accreditation, and teacher certification. 
5. Church planting on Cabecar reservation. We are currently supporting the planting of a church on the Cabecar indigenous Bajo Pacuare reservation. Project information below. 

Blessings and thanks for the visit!

Jon, Jennifer, Jonathan, Joshua and Julia Dahlager

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Note: On Monday afternoon, June 26, 2017, our dearly loved “Uncle Steve” Harris, fellow missionary in Costa Rica from 1999-2008, passed into the presence of the Lord. This is a tribute to Uncle Steve to be read at his funeral … Continue reading
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Missions is a team effort. The apostle Paul said to his long-time friends and support team, “I thank my God every time I remember you…because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now…” (Phil 1:3,5).  In the … Continue reading
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One exciting project for our ministry over the next 4 years (2017-2021) is the construction and development of the Guanacaste campus of the Costa Rican Bible institute for training the next generation of pastors, missionaries, and Christian leaders like our … Continue reading
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Missionary thank-you video from Jon and Jennifer Dahlager in Costa Rica with Assemblies of God World Missions. For more information see www.Dahlager.org. #agmd #lacworldmissions
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Missionary video update from Jon and Jennifer Dahlager and Costa Rica's Next Generation. Gives a snapshot of our ministry by telling the story of Pablo, one of the young men who has been involved in our ministry for the last eleven years. For more information or to contact us, please visit our website at www.Dahlager.org. Special thanks to Jeff Kerr for helping us edit the video!
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Projects


Guanacaste Bible School Construction

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Between Fall 2017 and Summer 2019 we will be building a new facility for the Bible Institute in LIberia, Guanacaste. There are already 80 students meeting in a local church's Sunday School classrooms. We are recruiting teams to help with construction and donations to get the project done.

Cash budget goal 2017

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We need to raise our total ministry budget before returning to Costa Rica in July 2017. The cash offerings portion includes transportation, setup costs, and many elements of our ministry for the next four years.

2017 Monthly Support Raising

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To return back to Costa Rica in July 2017 we need our monthly commitments to total $12,000. To make a monthly commitment, go to link by "Give Now" button above that says "Make a recurring commitment."