Should all missionaries be tent-makers?

The greatest missionary in the New Testament (NT), the Apostle Paul was a tent-maker by trade and he used this skill for various reasons in his ministry - to fund it financially (Acts 18:3) and to set an example for others in ministry (Acts 20:34-35). Is this the model (supporting oneself, at least partially, through … Continue reading Should all missionaries be tent-makers?

Going with JOY! Prayer requests for our church planting trip to Village EZ

Today was the first meeting of the church plant in Village CD on a Sunday! What a perfect day to start meeting as a church on Sundays!!! We are excited to see what the Lord continues to do there. Tomorrow our whole family along with the rest of our church planting team will go to … Continue reading Going with JOY! Prayer requests for our church planting trip to Village EZ

“That’s my language!” – A Recap of My Recent Trip to Oaxaca

"Hey, that's my language!" said a local villager as he sat outside our medical/dental clinic listening to the New Testament in his native Zapotec language for the first time in his life. In fact, this was the first time any of his people group (about 5,000 people who live in 3 neighboring villages) HEARD the Word of … Continue reading “That’s my language!” – A Recap of My Recent Trip to Oaxaca

Ministry in MX…We are NOT on nuetral ground

The below is an excerpt taken from our N MX church planting handbook used in the CPCP. This information is important for anyone who is ministering in MX to know and helpful for those praying for us. One additional point about MX that is not in the info below is that MX does NOT have a Western … Continue reading Ministry in MX…We are NOT on nuetral ground

The Needle in the Haystack…Amazing Story from our latest MX Trip

"If Mr M cannot go with' I can go to Village CD with you," said Mr J (one of the believers in village EZ) in Spanish of course. "Okay thanks, I believe Mr M knows a lot of people there. How many people do you know there?" I responded. "Um, maybe one but I am … Continue reading The Needle in the Haystack…Amazing Story from our latest MX Trip

Refreshing Break and Time with Friends

Over the last few weeks we were able to enjoy a much-needed and restful break. It's hard to imagine all that we have been able to be a part of since arriving about 5 months ago. I (Trevor) have began at work developing and implementing a mentoring program for our fellow missionaries at the Center for Pioneer Church … Continue reading Refreshing Break and Time with Friends

New Opportunities in N MX & Unexpected Ministry Opportunity in the RGV

The suburban was fully loaded - not with luxury options but with a church planting team ready to take the gospel to village EZ in Northern Mexico and with the little gift bags of cookies that had a Christmas card and a gospel tract in Spanish attached. We had a great trip. One of our goals … Continue reading New Opportunities in N MX & Unexpected Ministry Opportunity in the RGV