We greatly appreciate you “holding the ropes” for us. Thank you for the great part you have in missions work here in Argentina! David recently had the opportunity in May to preach at a Men’s Retreat in Santiago, Chile. Fellow Missionary, Jason Kenney, invited him to speak at a two day retreat to 95 men from 14 different churches in Chile. He also had the opportunity to speak and minister at 2 different churches in the city of Santiago. We are grateful for what the Lord is doing in Chile and the opportunity to learn a lot from Bro. Kenney concerning missions work.
We praise the Lord for the work He is doing at New Hope Baptist Church in Cordoba, Argentina. We have a group of 15-20 coming on Sundays and people have been coming on Wednesday nights as well. David is finishing up preaching through 1 Peter and about to start 1 John. We have 3 discipleships going and one of the men we are discipling is starting to disciple a new believer! Glory to God!
We would like to ask your prayers for some specific people in the church. Christian came to church on a Wednesday Night broken up because he had separated from his wife and his life was falling apart. He is a believer but had been away from the Lord for several years. He came in wanting to recommit his life to the Lord. He is a charismatic young man and we know the Lord can use him greatly if he stays faithful. His wife, Luciana, has moved back in and they are both attending the services together. Please pray for this young couple, their marriage and relationship with the Lord to grow. Jesus, is an atheist young man from Venezuela that has been coming to services for a few weeks and finds the preaching interesting. He has heard the Gospel many times. We pray that he would be saved and come to know our Saviour. Dalia, ( Jesus’s Girlfriend) has been attending services and has shown a great interest in learning more about the Bible. Hannah will begin Bible Studies with her next week. Yohana, is a young mom of two who received Christ on the first Sunday of the church, she was faithful, growing and doing the discipleship. However, she starting missing services and has gotten away from the Lord. We pray that she would come back to church and that her kids, Renata and Nazareno would be raised in a godly home.
We had a special Ladies Meeting at church the second week of June. It was an encouraging time for them. Please pray for the ladies that have been coming to the church that they might be able to reach their friends and family. Please be in prayer for our preparations for our 1st Family Conference on the 12-14 of July. My Father-In-Law, Gary Ellison, who is a missionary to Hispanics in the US, will be coming down to preach the conference. We are expecting a number of people from other churches as well. The great majority of the families here are broken and split apart. We desperately need teaching on what a Christ-honoring and Biblical family looks like. We are praying for new families to be added and the families that are at the church to be strengthened. Thank you for your prayers and support!