The last couple of months have been filled with activity for us and our church family. From June 28 - July 5 we had the See the Harvest missions team with us for a week of non-stop ministry. Each night Wednesday thru Friday we had special services with bi-lingual preachers. It was such a blessing for our increasingly Hispanic church to hear preaching in Spanish. Duey Whitfield, a Spanish-speaking pastor in Texas, and Raul Pinto, a bilingual evangelist were both such a help and encouragement to … [Read more...] about Fireworks, Camp, Roofs, Spanish, Baptism
Praying Friends, Thank you for your faithful prayers and support for our ministry. Since our last prayer letter the Lord has done so much in our lives and ministry. Easter Sunday was an exciting day for our church and our family. At dinner on Saturday night I explained to the kids the significance of Easter Sunday. As I was explaining Christ’s work on the cross and resurrection from the dead, Ellie began to ask questions about her need for salvation. Ellie had been asking questions for … [Read more...] about June Prayer Update
Dear Praying Friends, We are excited to share with you what the Lord has been doing in our ministry over the last couple of months. We have continued to see visitors coming to our church on a regular basis. Many of the visitors have become regular attenders and I expect to be discussing church membership with several families in the coming weeks. Our average attendance on Sunday mornings has been in the mid 30’s for the last 3 months. It is awesome to watch the Lord build His … [Read more...] about Exciting News!
Dear Praying Friends, Thank you for your faithful support of our ministry. It has been exciting to see all that the Lord has done to build His church in Lawrence since our last prayer letter. Over the last month and a half we have had more visitors than we have ever had since we started Community Baptist Church. We are excited to see the Lord bring these guests to our church. Please pray for wisdom for me as I follow up with these visitors. Some of these guests are believers. … [Read more...] about Exciting Opportunities for Community Baptist Church
The last couple of months since our last prayer update have been a flurry of activity. Let me start by saying that Lindsey and Violet are doing well. Lindsey is recovering and Violet is growing faster than any of our other kids did. It seems like she is outgrowing clothes faster than we can put them on her. Gabe, Ellie, and Lucy have been great big siblings. About a month ago Diane visited our church. I received a phone call that Diane was in the hospital dealing with some … [Read more...] about New Births, New People, New Problems, New Home!
Violet Claire was born on September 30 at 4:49AM. She was 8lb. 13oz. and 21". Lindsey and Violet are doing well. As you can see from the pictures, the kids are very excited to have a baby sister. Please pray for her safety. We appreciate your faithful support of our ministry and prayers for our family as we adjust to life with 4 kids, and remember what is like to be in baby mode, again. We will have an update on the ministry in the next few weeks, but we wanted to share this exciting … [Read more...] about The Baby Has Arrived!