Jon & Jennifer


Jonathan, Joshua, Julia

Serving in Costa Rica, Latin America Caribbean

Account #2505238

Apartado 509-2010 Zapote
San José, Costa Rica
Central America

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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Missionary thank-you video from Jon and Jennifer Dahlager in Costa Rica with Assemblies of God World Missions. For more information see #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 Special thanks to Jeff Kerr for helping us edit the video!
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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.