About Mark Holmes

Missionary in Nigeria serving with FBMI since 2002. Sent out of Faith Baptist Church of Gulfport, Mississippi.

Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Furlough Plans and Field Victories

By |2018-08-07T19:42:29+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

On July 3, our family departed Nigeria, bound for Louisiana. We arrived safely, and all of Sabrina’s initial doctors’ appointments have gone well, as we are anticipating the birth of our sixth child around the second week of September. Duri [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Big Announcements for Family and Ministry

By |2018-05-08T15:11:39+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

Sabrina and I wish to announce the good news that we are now expecting our 6th child! As we have with the birth of each of our children, my family is planning a furlough to begin in July and last through the end of this year. If you would l [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: New Venues for Churches and Conferences

By |2018-03-13T22:36:08+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , , |

At the beginning of January, we started a new semester of Providence Baptist College & Seminary with 17 students, 2 of them new. Our Saturday-only Temple Baptist Institute classes also resumed with 16 students after a holiday break. On [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Graduation, Ordination, and Conferences

By |2018-01-19T13:31:30+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

In early December, we rounded up our 15th semester of Providence Baptist College & Seminary and were pleased to have 5 teachers working together for the first time since we started in 2009. Two missionaries (Bro. Sonny McGuffee and Ms. [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Partner With Us!

By |2017-11-21T22:55:37+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

Good news has been relayed to us that the Bible Education And Missionary Service (BEAMS) wants to partner with us to send a container full of Bibles and “religious materials” to Nigeria. We share the same sending church with BEAMS and are h [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Record-Breaking Youth Camps

By |2017-09-12T17:55:21+00:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

June of next year will mark forty years since S.M.I.T.E. in Louisiana/Mississippi began its unique ministry of training independent Baptist young people in the reaching of children through Bible Clubs. Seven years ago, we carried that legac [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Highlights From Seven Ministries

By |2017-07-05T16:29:52+00:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

Happy Independence Day! This update is being written as our family is preparing to celebrate the Fourth of July with another missionary couple and a family from our newer church plant; we’re thankful to have good fellowship with close frien [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Expansion and Maturity

By |2017-06-02T11:20:34+00:00June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , , |

An enjoyable benefit to partnering with pastors in our ministry-training schools or hosting multiple pastors annually in our conferences and camps is being invited to participate in ordinations and other special days for those on whom I’ve [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Homecoming

By |2017-03-20T15:31:57+00:00March 20th, 2017|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

On January 19, our family returned to Nigeria after a productive time on furlough. The last two weekends in America were spent at our sending church in Gulfport and then at Sabrina’s home church in Baton Rouge, where I had the privilege of [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: New Nigeria Partners

By |2017-02-08T21:45:48+00:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , , |

November was momentous for Sabrina and me in that it was our first Thanksgiving in the U.S. in over a decade. Our family thoroughly enjoyed spending the holiday with both sets of relatives. Christmas was extra special, as all three of Sabri [...]

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