About Mark Holmes

Missionary in Nigeria serving with FBMI since 2002. Sent out of Faith Baptist Church of Gulfport, Mississippi. Married for 12 years with 4 children.

Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Partner With Us!

By | 2017-11-21T22:55:37+00:00 November 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Active Furlough

By | 2017-02-02T14:42:55+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

This letter is being written as I am wrapping up our 10th missions conference in as many weeks. My family has traveled north to Michigan twice, flown west to California, and driven east to Durham, North Carolina. I am now in Brownsville, Te [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Bible Clubs Were a Wonderful Success!

By | 2016-11-02T09:59:17+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Bible Clubs Were a Wonderful Success! On August 16, the Holmes family departed Nigeria for a five-month furlough. We have averaged being in America for about five months after every two years on the field. This [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Three Church Anniversaries

By | 2016-11-09T09:09:36+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , |

At the end of May, we were thankful that a group from Centered On Remote Evangelism (C.O.R.E.) included our ministry in their three-country trip. The group consisted of the director, two members from C.O.R.E.’s home church, and a long-time [...]

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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: Eventful Ministry Period

By | 2017-02-02T14:43:09+00:00 May 21st, 2016|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: |

An eventful period in our ministry included the 8th Annual Soul-Winning and Leadership Conference during the last few days of March. We rejoiced in the return of both Dr. Mike Cox of Victory Baptist Missions and Evangelist Don Wattenbarger [...]

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