Busy cannot begin to describe the last few months for Team Peru. The families here have been doing Bible studies, fixing up our church properties, discipling, soul winning (In fact, we have just recently seen the 1,000th soul saved since our arrival), and praying.
Our prayers have mostly centered on finding a place for two of our Bible studies to become churches. Bro. Ezequiel Martinez has quite a large Bible study in the Continue reading →
Life here is full of adventure, and I mean “full.” There is never a dull moment in the ministry and that is especially true around here. This past month has been especially eventful. Not all that has taken place can fit into our update, but let me just mention a few events.
In recent days four of our team families have had new additions to their homes. We’re praising the Lord that these births have taken place and our ladies are getting Continue reading →
For those of you who truly believe in laying up for yourselves treasures in Heaven, I would like to present an opportunity to do something that will make a difference for all eternity. I want to introduce to you a church and a young man that have impressed me beyond words and about which you would probably never hear through any other avenue.
Brother Charlie Clayton has been serving on the field with us since October 2012. He is an intern working on his master’s degree at Hyles-Anderson College in Crown Point, Indiana. This is his overview of his time here:
My first week in Ghana, I went soul winning and preaching at local schools with Bro. Lawrence Williams and several Ghanaians he is training. One afternoon Continue reading →
Since our last update, God has blessed one of our team families with a new baby boy. Luke Isaac Lawrenson was born to Bro. and Mrs. Stan Lawrenson. Please pray for baby Luke and Mrs. Lawrenson as she continues to recover.
Great things are taking place in our ministry among our people. We’ve excited to see the continual growth in the lives of our people, especially in our young people Continue reading →
In the month of February, we began a new program of teaching English on Sunday mornings. We offer one hour of free teaching before the church services for both children and adults. We begin with a general assembly where we play games and sing songs. Then we separate into smaller groups and teach basic vocabulary and pronunciation. Nearly everyone in Thailand wants to Continue reading →
Teaching on Teaching: Our 7th Annual African Pastors’ School will be held August 13-16, a bit later this year. We have a dual theme for the conference. Our theme for the conference is “Teaching on Teaching.” We are very pleased that Dr. Tom Vogel will be teaching us in the day sessions and that Dr. Bob Hooker will be preaching in the evening services. We are expecting and praying for God to do great things through this conference. Continue reading →
The second Saturday in January is a national holiday in Thailand. It is simply called Children’s Day; and many government agencies, businesses, and communities provide gifts and free entertainment for the children. This year we declared the following day to be Children’s Sunday, and we planned a number of special things for the children in our community. Continue reading →