Author: BCPM

With the summer season upon us we are now working on five church plants for the fall that will take place in East Providence, RI; Potsdam, NY; Glen Allen, VA; Kalamazoo, MI; and West Kelowna, BC Canada. The John and Romans are being printed, details organized, and churches committed to help with these new works. It is always a blessing...

  It has been a wonderful few weeks as we saw the birthing of two churches. Mid-April was the birthing of Gethsemane Baptist Church reproduced by Open Door Baptist Church in Lima, OH. We have just finished assisting Pastor Rick Perrine and the Ripley Baptist Church in Ripley, WV, as they reproduced the church in Petersburg, WV, in spite of Bro. Rowland...

First Get Acquainted Meeting There were over fifty in attendance with ten first-time guests during the first Get Acquainted Meeting for South Branch Baptist Church in Petersburg, WV. Pastor Rick Perrine of Ripley Baptist Temple, the reproducing church, opened in prayer asking the Lord to bless the service. It is exciting for Pastor Perrine to see his son now starting a church...

  I have waited a few days into May to write my letter because I had an appointment with the oncologist May 5, and I thought I may have some news to pass along regarding my health situation.  We learned little regarding the condition in the lungs, but they are going to send me to a Chest Review Study to see...

  The month has flown by again. There have been many blessings from God to share. Last month we shared the blessing of being with the Midwest Bible Baptist Church in Rochester, MN. They were preparing to distribute 5000 invitations to the services on Easter. Folks from the church labored for many hours to make those distributions. Easter Sunday, the Lord...

First Get Acquainted Meeting What a great first night! There were thirty-eight in attendance with three first-time visiting families from the community during the first Get Acquainted Meeting for Gethsemane Baptist Church. Each of the guests stayed after the service to fellowship with Pastor Jerry Martin, the new pastor, and each seemed interested in the new church. A group from Open Door...

Thousands of John and Roman booklets, invitations, and tracts have gone out into the community of Wapakoneta OH announcing the good news of the gospel and the start of a new church. The Get Acquainted Meetings for Gethsemane Baptist Church will be held this Sunday, April 10 through Thursday, April 14. The reproducing church is Open Door Baptist in Lima,...

We are now working on eight church plants that are scheduled to start between April and November of this year. Two will take place this spring with one in Wapakoneta, OH, April 10-14, and the other in Petersburg, WV, May 8-12. Please pray for the many details that go into these church plants such as printing deadlines, facility construction, coordination...

Please forgive me for not getting a prayer letter out the first of February. I must say, this is the first time I can remember this happening for many years. We have been traveling for over a month now and around the first of February, I was preaching each night and not doing well with a new medication the oncologist...