Author: BCPM

Dear Praying and Caring Friends, God has been so gracious to each and every team member of BCPM.  As the Scripture tells us in Psalm 127:1, “Except the Lord, build the house, they labour in vain that build it.”  With the extreme weather all across this great nation, each one has had safety for which we are so thankful.  Minnesota usually...

Dear Friends, It is hard to believe that after seven-and-a-half years of writing prayer letters, we are writing our last one. On January 24, Troy Baptist Temple in Troy, Ohio, voted to call me as the assistant pastor. We praise the Lord for His working in our lives and for His perfect timing. We thank the Lord that we will be...

Dear Praying Friends, On January 18th, Beth and I went to the hospital to begin chemo to try and stop the spread of metastatic bladder cancer.  I had a CT scan on the 14th and the doctor already had the results.  They found another tumor the size of a small grape in the middle lobe of the right lung. This...

The following is a report about the Open Door Baptist Church planted in Catalina, Arizona, during their Get-Acquainted Meetings from February 10-12, 2010. The first Sunday services will take place on Sunday, February 14, 2010. Tuesday, February 9, 2010 (A Pre-Church-Plant John/Romans Distribution Report) Please pray for the Catalina church plant's Get-Acquainted Meetings starting tomorrow and going through Friday. The distribution has...

Dear Friends, Psalm 103:10-11 says, "He hath not dealt with us after our sins: nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him." We serve a wonderful God that has given us comfort and rest in Him over these past few weeks. We are...

A ministry has generously donated $5000 toward Dr. Jessup's medical fund to cover his cancer treatments. Their challenge as a ministry is to have these funds matched by other individuals or ministries. If you are interested and would like to contribute, feel free to use PayPal for your contributions or send a check to Baptist Church Planting Ministry at the...