Elias and Robyn Correa2020-05-21T13:09:24-05:00

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ELIAS CORREA FAMILY

SERVING WITH WINGS BEARING PRECIOUS SEED

ABOUT

Elias Birthday 10/30
Robyn Birthday 05/10
Elias & Robyn Wedding Anniversary 09/04
Joshua Birthday 09/09
Kendalle Birthday 09/05
Suzanne Birthday 11/30

Saved by His Grace

I grew up in Adrian, Michigan. When I was just a small child, my parents divorced, and I lived with my dad. I don’t recall ever going to church, and as a teen I chose to live without direction or proper standards. Through a series of poor choices, I became very rebellious and, at the age of nineteen, found myself making going downhill quickly.  I met some nice folks from Berean Baptist Church and they shared the Gospel with me. Upon hearing the Gospel for the first time in my life, I readily accepted Christ as Saviour on February 28, 1990. I spent the next two years getting to know the Lord. Daily I spent hours upon hours in prayer and Bible reading. I became a student of the Bible and had an unquenchable desire to grow. I witnessed to the others around me the best I knew how.

In the spring of 1991, I received some preaching tapes that God used to call me into the ministry. They were all by the same pastor, except one. That particular tape was by Dr. Jack Hyles. It was through this tape that God called me to preach. I was rebellious and told God that He couldn’t use me, because I had messed up my life too much. But God was at work in my life.

In January of 1992, I began attending Berean Baptist Church pastored by Dr. Mike Cox. I was baptized soon after that. God was still at work. I knew He wanted to use me, but I didn’t think I was a qualified candidate. I sought counsel from Dr. Cox and an assistant pastor. They assured me that God could use anyone He chose, and that “if God wants you to do something, the best thing to do is to just go ahead and do it.” I surrendered to God’s will for my life and made preparation to move to Northwest Indiana to attend Hyles-Anderson College.

I met my wife Robyn in 1989; we were high school sweethearts. Dr. Cox’s wife led her to the Lord on February 28, 1990. We were married September 4, 1992. Soon after, we were expecting our first child, due the following September.

In December of 1993, my wife, my three-month-old son, and I packed up a truck and moved to Indiana. I still didn’t know in what capacity God wanted me to serve. God began to plant the seed of missions in my heart, and I watered it with prayer. That seed began to grow. God was directing us towards missions. During a mission conference held at the college, God confirmed that call to missions in my life. I went forward that Sunday and surrendered to give my life to reach the world with the Gospel.

I started full-time deputation January 8, 2003, and graduated from Hyles-Anderson College on January 29, 2003, with a bachelor of science in pastoral theology. I was ordained into the Gospel ministry on October 18, 2003. On November 29, 2005, we left for Ireland to start the Anchor Baptist Church. After turning this work over to another man, God directed me to start a new Bible study in another part of the country. God also opened several doors to help other churches and ministries get started. We have had the privilege to minister throughout the country, as well as in several places throughout Europe. We are honored to have had these opportunities in the past and are excited for further opportunities to serve Him in the future.

After 13 years or being a full time missionary to Ireland, the door began to close due to changing immigration laws.  However, when God closes one door, He always opens another.  In August of 2016 I sought counsel to serve full time with a ministry called Wings Bearing Precious Seed.  WBPS is a Worldwide Scripture Distribution ministry.  As of January 2017, I have served with Wings and have had the privilege to have a part in sending millions of Scripture portions throughout the world as well as serve on several mission trips to help missionaries on the field.

Berean Baptist Church

751 W. Maumee St. Adrian, MI 49221

(517) 263-4312

bereanofadrian.org

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751 W. Maumee St.
Adrian, MI 49221

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Elias Correa Prayer Letter: 13 Million Scriptures Sent!

Elias Correa Prayer Letter: 13 Million Scriptures Sent!Noteworthy News

Since our last newsletter, we have shipped over 13 million Scriptures to Malawi, Honduras, Cuba, Venezuela, and Togo! By the end of the year, we hope to ship two more containers to Kenya and Gabon. Please pray that the container in Nigeria gets cleared and distributed. It has been in port for several months due to COVID-19 complications! Our Spanish discipleship channel, youtube.com/CrecimientoCristianoValera1602org, now has over 20 videos with thousands of views. We had a blessed Wings Bearing Precious Seed Bible Conference with great preaching and fellowship. Thank you, Pastor Mark Eaton and Central Baptist Church, for hosting a great conference.

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Please pray that the Lord would open doors and enable us to get the seed out of the barn despite COVID-19. Please pray specifically for the:

• Clearance of the Nigeria container.
• Shipment of the container to Kenya.
• Shipment of the container to Gabon.

Pray that God would enable us to have spiritual 20/20 Vision by providing His Word to needy souls. Thank you for partnering with us to get the Word of God to a lost and dying world through your prayers and giving!

Correas’ Chronicles

When we began 2020 with our vision, nobody anticipated what we have all had to endure. We continue to push forward for the Lord and are making our plans for 2021. We are excited to see the Lord work greatly now and in the year to come.

My wife and I contracted COVID-19 in early October. We were in quarantine for 14 days and have since fully recovered. We were not able to attend our WBPS Regional Conference, as well as another Missions Conference in Michigan, during this time. Thankfully, I was still able to participate over the phone. We know He is always in control and thank Him for His goodness.

At the writing of this letter, we are about to embark on a five-month string of meetings. We still have several dates available; if you would like us to visit your church, please feel free to call or email. Thank you all for everything you have done for us through this challenging year. It is our honor to represent you as your missionaries.

Elias & Robyn Correa

November 16th, 2020|Tags: , |
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