Description: The number of Hispanics living in Oregon has burgeoned over the past several decades. The number of Spanish-speaking churches in the state has also grown exponentially. However, most non-Hispanic Oregonians know very little about the Hispanic population. This lack of knowledge about Latinos, and about Hispanic ministries specifically, is found among academics and Anglo Protestants alike. This book is the result of my desire to provide information that will serve as a bridge between Spanish-speaking and English-speaking churches and facilitate understanding between groups in the broader population, and provide a well-documented study for the academy. Endorsements: "Berho sheds light on one of the most vibrant and overlooked streams of Christianity in North America--and she does so with the skill of a top-notch researcher and the sensitivity of a person with a deep, firsthand knowledge of the Hispanic world . . . This book is an indispensible resource to thinking Christians everywhere who wish to broaden their understanding of Spanish-speaking churches and the impact they are having on the broader culture." --Chuck Conniry Vice President and Dean George Fox Evangelical Seminary About the Contributor(s): Deborah L. Berho is Associate Professor of Spanish at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon. She has published articles on various topics of sociolinguistics and language acquisition."