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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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Mark Holmes Prayer Letter: 9 Conferences in 12 Months!

By | 2017-02-02T14:43:11+00:00 March 19th, 2016|Categories: Dr. Mark Holmes Family, Prayer Letters|Tags: , , |

The first two months of 2016 brought forth another important milestone for our ministry, as Providence Baptist College and Seminary celebrated its second commencement on the last Saturday of January, with fourteen seminarians receiving thei [...]

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