Missions (Page 2)

Missions (Page 2)

In Everything Give Thanks

… in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. As our friends and family in the United States prepared to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we too paused to reflect on the goodness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and all that we have to be so thankful for every single day throughout the year–our Savior and the privilege to…

Gracias!

We recently experienced the joy of having ten fellow servants from Countryside join us for an excellent week of ministry here in Mochicahui. During the week we had the opportunity to serve over one hundred people who came for the free dental clinic that was held in our local church. Those who came served alongside people from our congregation here who made themselves…

Back Home in Mochicahui

We arrived home in Mochicahui Friday evening, concluding five weeks of ministry in the U.S., spending time serving the Lord among our Countryside church family and visiting others. Again we would like to express our thanks for the ministry of the entire Countryside family to us during our recent visit and as we continue to minister among the Mayo Indian people of Sinaloa,…

Mexico Missions Update

It is August already which means we are in the midst of our sizzling hot and humid Sinaloa summer. Summertime is also when we get the opportunity to enjoy being part time parents to Chuy, Alejandro and Brayan for much of July and August. They, along with their “cousin” Max, spend much of their time swimming, digging, and jumping on the trampoline that we were given this…

Mochicahui Ministry Update: May 2013

This month marks the completion of our first year living in the town of Mochicahui in Sinaloa, Mexico where the Lord has called us to serve through the ministry of church planting. It has been a blessing to finally live in the community where we are serving after many years of traveling back and forth from Jahuara 2 where we had lived for the previous thirteen years.…

April Mission Update

It is incredibly exciting to see churches that have been planted by our missionaries maturing and planting other churches. It is even more exciting to see these churches desire to evangelize not only their own community, but even other countries. Pastor Roger took a group of Brazilian believers to Portugal and Italy for a short-term missions trip. Here is Roger’s…

February Missions Update

God is at work all around the world. He is building his church; saving sinners and sanctifying saints. Countryside is privileged to support two missionaries from our own body who have followed God’s call to spread the gospel “to Judea, Samaria, and the uttermost parts of the earth,” (Acts 1:8). Both the Johansens in Brazil and the Warnes in Mexico are…

December Missions Update

Roger and Crystal Johansen Feliz Natal….Merry Christmas! We had our special Christmas outreach and ninety-nine people showed up! That was great for our Ponta Verde work. We are so thankful for the different ones that worked hard to do this special outreach. It was a joy to see the church function. Please be praying for those who heard the gospel, that God would save…

Brazil Update, Requests, Praise

What a honor to host all the BGFM missionaries in our ministry region. Crystal and I have been working hard to prepare a week conference for all of the american missionaries with our mission. Pastor Kurt Seboe is here with his wife and he will be preaching to us for edification and the conference will be filled with important meetings and passing on the great need of our…

May Missions Update

Roger & Crystal JohansenThanks so much for your prayers:We have had a month where Roger has taught Intro to Missions. Praise the Lord for the 20 students who sought to learn more of our great responsability to reach the world for Christ.Praise for Crystal’s surgery going well. The day we were waiting in the hospital room; just before the surgery, Crystal and I…