Thank you for your prayers and support and encouraging believers to consider church-planting work in Rosario, Argentina. Visits along with conferences have been extremely beneficial to the Body here, as well as to our evangelistic and preaching and teaching efforts.
Our team member Teodor from Budapest is a great help to us. He teaches English to support himself, but he knows that he is here for the Gospel. We go out frequently to preach, often with the sketch board, and he translates much better than I draw. His heart’s desire is to reach young people that they might know Jesus and have the same life he has. Another great team member is Jhimmy Carranza, a young man from Peru. If you can help us support him here as a missionary, it would be a worthwhile endeavor. Also, Fred Arruda from Baltimore and Vijay from India will be with us until June. We are quickly becoming quite an international missions team. These are very exciting days.
Bible college has two courses now, but we plan to offer a full slate of classes. We believe for 250 full-time students by the end of the year. We have the curriculum and God has made us able ministers of His grace. He who has called us is able.
Piñero prison ministry began when inmates started listening to La Hora de Gracia, our daily hour-long radio program. We will start Bible college in the prison soon. “God put me here so that I could study His Word,” testify some inmates.
We will host Lamcon 2017, May 2-7. Pastor Christian Moore and a group from his church plant in Texas will attend the conference on their first international mission trip. After the conference we will go on a mission to Montevideo, Uruguay or Asuncion, Paraguay.
In October, our dynamic traveling Latin American missions conference will start in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, then on to Buenos Aires and Rosario, Argentina, on to Santiago and Rancagua, Chile, and end in the Peruvian cities of Lima and Trujillo.
Contact us if you’d like to be part of the mission work in Latin America. Pastor Stan Collins