We rejoice in the mighty things God has shown us these past two months. Since our last letter, 132 new people have come to visit our churches, and 92 people have been baptized! We also had a record attendance in our two-year-old church. May Christ be magnified!
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor . . . .” (Luke 4:18) During the Christmas season, we held outdoor rallies in our poorest areas. These were great outdoor meetings held in empty lots and fields. We offered food and salvation to needy people. We had hundreds of people attend these rallies. Our largest rally had over 400 people present. We preached the Gospel to those present and invited them to our church services. Our new church had over 100 visitors because of the rallies. Many soul winners from our other church came to help with the evangelism.
Our Bible college students helped out greatly during our rallies. Much of the organization of these events was overseen by these young people preparing for the ministry. It was great to have them back for the holidays and to see their zeal to help. Their example has inspired more young people to enroll in Bible college in the coming fall semester.
COVID-19 has hit our area pretty hard. Many of our members have gotten it, and several have lost loved ones to the virus. We pray these sobering thoughts of eternity will compel them to help us reach their families and loved ones for Christ. We have kept our churches open; however, we are meeting the government’s precautions.
We also took some members to minister in some rehabilitation centers here in our area. We reach these fallen men for Christ. Many have been saved through this ministry, and we have given hope to those who have lost all hope. Our men and young people also have the opportunity to minister and serve by leading the singing and playing instruments.
Please pray for these new converts to remain faithful to the services. Pray for our safety as we minister in some very rough areas. Also pray that we will be able to purchase more vehicles for our ever-growing Van Ministry. We are praying for you.
In His service,