Gabriel & Eileen Cardona

Career Missionaries since 2022, serving the Croats of Southern Croatia

It’s been 11 years since God called us to plant a church in Orlando Florida for the unreached, a place where people could feel Christ’s love and acceptance. He called us to establish a center of influence in a local low-income community where we would have the opportunity to meet the needs of the people and teach the gospel of Christ. With God’s guidance we have been able to provide school supplies to over 400 children for the past 8 years, plant a community garden for 250 families, and begin educational programs. Light House Communities mission is to reflect the love of Jesus Christ to our community and praise God we have been able to do just that.

For the past year God has been calling us out to plant another church/center of influence in a dark place where the light of the cross is needed. My wife Eileen and I along with our two children, Abigail and Levi have been praying for God to lead us to where He would like us to go since we knew God was calling us out, but we just didn’t know to where. When we came to AFM we saw the need was great all over the world, and that there were places in which Adventist churches were not present. One of those places is southern Croatia where less than 1% are Adventist, and in a country with a population of 4.1 million there are only 80 Adventist churches located in the northern region. My family and I will be sent to the southern region of Croatia, where there is no Adventist influence, to share the light of the gospel with a people group that needs the hope of Christ.

The time has arrived, our financial goals are almost met and we are planning to be in Croatia Jan 2022. Thank you for your prayers and support in this journey.

Frontier Stories

Facing Fires with Friends

These moments show your true character and love for those around you.

By: Eileen Cardona
November 01 2023, 8:36 am | Comments 0

The Adriatic Never Looked So Beautiful

I believe this is just the beginning of a discipleship-making movement.

By: Eileen Cardona
September 01 2023, 10:44 am | Comments 0

Within the Circle

That was our goal, for people to know us before we met them, to feel safe around “these missionaries,” and for them to know we love Jesus.

By: Gabriel Cardona
July 01 2023, 10:50 am | Comments 0

Housewarming Party

Our friends not only warmed our hearts, but they also warmed our home, and they didn’t even know it.

By: Eileen Cardona
June 01 2023, 4:17 pm | Comments 0

The Bread of Life

I was reminded that God will use us at any moment, so be ready.

By: Eileen Cardona
May 01 2023, 9:00 am | Comments 0

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