This Sunday we will be learning how to engage those around us with the Gospel. Our goal is to make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20). The first step is engaging, or witnessing to others about Jesus. There are some who come to our church who I don’t think have ever shared their faith in Jesus with others. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn how to do so! God is so good to us to give us these opportunities. I look forward to seeing God work in each person as He has worked in me!
Last week we were able to go to Paraguay for a short survey trip. Missionary Jason King and I along with two interns, Stephen Carrier (completing his internship in Chile) and Robert Becker (a new intern with us) were in two cities, Asunción and Ciudad Del Este. This post is all about Asunción. Asunción is the capital city of Paraguay. We spent the majority of our time there. The city is unlike any city I have been to, combining a third world feel with a few modern malls and even American restaurants (they have Pizza Hut and Coffee Bean!?!?!). Even though the city boasts a population of over 2 million people (including the metropolitan area) it really has a “small town feel” (which is something I love). It is the largest city in Paraguay and is situated on the northern border of Argentina.
This Sunday is a big Sunday at Faith Baptist Church (okay, so I guess every Sunday is a big Sunday). We have "the Vision" this Sunday. This is an opportunity to explain the vision for the year, the theme for the year, and discuss how we look to … [Continue reading]
Obtaining residency has taken a lot longer than I had hoped (that is somewhat of a theme on the mission field), but we have finally received it. What does this mean? I have been asked about this several times. I can remember reading mission prayer … [Continue reading]