Missions

Missions

Lawrence Ministry Update

In January of this year, after months of praying and planning and Sunday night strategy meetings, we began meeting in Lawrence on Sunday mornings as Redemption Hill Church. To this point our primary meeting place has been in our home, an arrangement that has been practical financially and logistically as we got started. But now we have reached the point where we have run…

Mexico Missions Update

Please continue to pray for the ministry in Mexico: Preaching, teaching, evangelism, and discipleship ministries. Ongoing counseling and directional assistance for sister church in Los Mochis after pastor being removed because of personal sin. November 7th Board Meeting in California for the ministry that oversees the Christian School for Deaf and At-Risk Children here in…

Mexico Ministry Update

On July 29, 1999 our family arrived in Sinaloa, Mexico to live among the Mayo Indian people, to learn a new language and a new culture, and to build relationships in order that we might serve our Lord Jesus Christ and see Him exalted through the proclamation of the gospel.Today we celebrate fifteen years of experiencing God’s faithfulness to us and to His people…

2014 Youth Retreat Sessions

This year was a special year in the history of our youth ministry. We rented a camp facility in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado where we were privileged to spend a week away from all of life’s distractions and routines. The desire for the week was that through much exposure to the Word of God the Holy Spirit would do a sanctifying work in the lives of those who…

Mexico Ministry Update

Mayo Indian Pagan Rituals Resume As is the case each year as we near the time known as Holy Week and Resurrection Sunday, Mochicahui is filled with the unholy sounds of pagan celebration. Traditional Indian dancers wearing demonic looking masks, with their arms and legs wrapped in seed pods take to the streets with their drums to perform the ancient rituals combined with…

Brazil Ministry Update

Praise the Lord for answered prayer. We have been praying for the salvation of Emanuella for quite a time. She is Lourdes’ daughter. Emanuella and her husband Fred had visited the church in the past as well as hosting some Bible studies in their home. Last Sunday, Emanuella came to church and professed to the whole church that she has accepted Jesus as her only…

Mexico Ministry Update

Ministering the Word in Ecuador February 15-26, I had the privilege of ministering the word of God in Ecuador along with my fellow pastor and friend Mike Summers from Countryside. There was plenty of opportunity for preaching, teaching, and providing biblical counsel as well as being Mike’s Spanish speaking voice as he did the same. In addition to preaching in two…

2014 Summer Youth Retreat

THE MISSION In our culture today Christians often deviate from the calling given us by our redeemer Jesus Christ. Distracted by entertainment, personal agendas and goals we often forget the reason of our existence here as the citizens of heaven described in Ephesians 2. The truth is that God’s plan for His redeemed is to carry out the mission of our Lord in our…

Mexico Missions Update

Proclaiming the Gospel to Kids & Reaching Families Thanks for praying with us for the Kids Evangelistic Event that was recently held on our new church property to kick off the beginning of a new Sunday School ministry in Mochicahui. Over one hundred kids (some with their parents) attended. A neighbor allowed us to use their electricity so we were able to use…

Upcoming Brazil Trip

2014 is here! Wow. Thanks so much for participating in the ministry in Brazil by prayer. Continue to rejoice with us with what the Lord is doing. I am leaving tomorrow (January 9th) for a two week visit to Brazil. I will be working with two men graduating from our Bible Institute to become pastors. Also, the church plant that we are currently working on, will ordain Joao…