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A Ministry Whose Calling Is.....
" prepare God's people
for works of service."
Ephesians 4:12 

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We exist for one purpose:
To see the bride of Christ restored in her relationship with her groom, Christ,
and to assist her in rekindling her desire to see others brought into His Love.


The Ministries of LGOM

Life Giving Outreach Ministries (LGOM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded almost 40 years ago to teach and spread the Gospel in the remote mountainous villages of the Huasteca region of Mexico.  Today LGOM staff train and support pastors and coordinate educational conferences on a variety of topics in Mexico and the United States, manage a community development project in Reynosa, Mexico, and plant churches Ireland.   


Pastor Education and Training

Tom and Sheila Shidler are based in Weslaco, Texas, and serve as President and Secretary of Life Giving Outreach Ministries. They are called to provide pastor training and support in the U.S. and throughout central and northern Mexico.

Go to Tom and Sheila's Body Builders site

Ireland Evangelism and Church Planting

James and Rachel Krechnyak are based in Ireland and serve as evangelists and church planters.

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Build Mexico Community Development

Chris and Deanna Clark are based in Reynosa, Mexico, and serve as coordinators of the Life Giving Outreach Ministries Build Mexico construction missions.

Go to Chris and Deanna's Build Mexico Site

The Ministries of LGOM


Church Planting

Community Development


LGOM Roots

International School of Ministry

Portlaoise (Ireland) Family
Worship Centre

Mexico Missions:
It's Not About the House

Prayer Walks

The History of Life Giving Outreach Ministries

The LGOM Board of Directors

  Tom Shidler - President   Charles Provost - Vice President   Sheila Shidler - Secretary   Nathan Hopson - Treasurer  

Important Travel and Safety Information Concerning Mexico

US State Dept Official Information and Alerts for Mexico

Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. New passport requirements for all travelers to and from Mexico

Recent Photos

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Links to Our Partners


Central Christian Fellowship, Weslaco, Texas


Five Fold Ministry, Hegins, Pennsylvania


First UMC Altus, Oklahoma


Grace Community UMC, Shreveport, Louisiana


  Family Worship Center, Shepardville, Kentucky


Rock of Helps Church, Weatherford, Texas


Other Ministry Links:

The Children's Bread Ministry, Plainview, Texas Iglesia Metodista de Mexico

International School of Ministry

Other Special Interest Sites:

Weather in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico Advantage Rental Car
Weather in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico Spanish for Short Term Missionaries
Weather in Tampacan, San Luis Potosi, Mexico World Christian Missionary Resources
Weather in Portlaoise, Ireland Forsaken Roots

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