Church Planting

Women’s Outreach Breakfast

This past Wednesday, around 25 women, about half of which were not church attenders, participated in a breakfast outreach in Violeta’s home. Mayra organized the program, including an ice breaker, and Viri clearly shared the gospel. Six people responded, indicating that their desire was to put their faith in Christ!  The ladies prepared some delicious …

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Youth Group Progress Report

Youth ministry is funky…fun but often unpredictable. Great participation…until there isn’t. Why does it seem like a youth group can go from awesome to nearly non-existent in the space of 6 months?? We have certainly had some challenges with the youth ministry here in Ixtapaluca. I won’t go into the details why, but we’ve been …

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First Class Completed

If you’ve been following this ministry site, you know that since this past October we began a 40-hour course on hermeneutics, which deals with how to correctly interpret the Bible. We have looked at different passages of scripture together, from texts as diverse as Genesis 1, Psalms 51, the book of Haggai and the book …

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Highlights from DVBS, Basketball and English Week

This year was the second year for our DVBS program in the relatively new (2 1/2 year old) Palmas 1 church. After having relatively low numbers last year, we were all excited to see how many kids would attend this year’s club. The first three days, between 53-56 kids were present, and we finished out …

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Hope Community 2018

We very much enjoyed our time with 18 team members from Hope Community, Mt. Joy, PA, here from July 20-28, including the church’s senior pastor, Kirk Belmont. While here, the group of teenagers and adults participated in a soccer tournament, an English class, two hearing aid/reading glasses outreach events, and a visit to a nearby …

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Mount Calvary June 2018

I didn’t have opportunity to post this past week…probably because I was too exhausted to do so! But now that the group from Mount Calvary is probably just about home, I’ll post a quick review of the week. Among the activities…a soccer tournament, two outreach events with about 90 reading glasses and 25 hearing aids …

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Visit from Lighthouse Community, Torrance CA

Several weeks ago we were honored to receive a small delegation of four people from Lighthouse Community, of Torrance, California. Our contact with Lighthouse initially came about through Kaycee Kaba, who ministered with us for a year in Ixtapaluca. We came to know Kaycee through a mutual friend, Dave Miller of Adventures in Life Ministry. …

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Word of Life/Palabra de Vida Mexico for Kids Day 2018 (video)

This past weekend was the third year in a row that a group of young people from Word of Life Bible Institute Mexico came for a weekend of outreach and activity. Check out 2016 and 2017 too. It was a full weekend, with the Fusion Group from WOL doing three presentations of their “The Great …

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