Rick & Donna Martin

Rick and Donna Martin are missionaries in Ayacucho, Peru. Before joining SAM they planted a couple of churches in NY and were heavily involved in discipling and training others in the faith. Their passion for evangelism and discipleship has not waned but has moved them out into the world to join a church planting team in the Ayacucho region of Peru. They desire to see beautiful churches planted that help bring God’s shalom to broken cities and lives.


Ministry: Educational Ministries—AOPLV Huanta

The decades of the 80s and 90s in Peru were marked by terrorism, the impact of which was devastating as the violence was overwhelming and the country became bogged down in a rut of delayed development.

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Ministry: Peru Church Planting

In 2006, SAM missionaries planted Iglesia Mil Palmeras, in Pucallpa, Peru, also known as Thousand Palms Church. Today, Mil Palmeras is transforming its community by embodying the Kingdom of God. With close to 300 congregants, they are actively engaging the city of Pucallpa and beyond into the Amazon to plant new, transformational churches that impact the world for Christ.

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