Monthly Letters

We find ourselves now the beginning of the greatest year that God has granted us - a great opportunity to serve our Lord! God has been so wonderful to answer the many, many prayers that you have offered up on behalf of Dr. Jessup and his health, as well as ours. God's Word has not changed the commission to plant churches....

We hope you had a wonderful end to 2011 and a great beginning to 2012.  The beginning of a New Year always brings reflections from the past year and projections for the New Year. For us, we are thankful that we were able to spend another Christmas with our children and grandchildren.  As we began 2011, we had no idea what...

“O Give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth forever. “ I Chron. 16:34 We are truly thankful to the LORD for all He has done for us this year. What a tremendous privilege to have a part in what God is accomplishing in church planting. We recently returned from Ladysmith, Virginia where BCPM was assisting...

This fall was one of the best church planting seasons we have ever had. We had five church plants over a six week period and every one was well attended and supported by local churches.  All the new churches are doing well and had great Grand Opening Sundays.  I am very thankful for the wonderful staff the Lord has given...

October saw our fifth church plant this fall take place in Ladysmith, VA. Pastor Owens of Calvary Baptist Church in Spotsylvania, VA, was the reproducing pastor, and Pastor Jeff Hill was the new pastor of Vision Baptist Church. The area was thoroughly saturated with John and Romans, tracts, fliers, signs, and advertisements. The response from the community was great with...

“Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father…” wrote the hymn writer. How thankful Bev and I are for His unchangeable nature. We are so thankful for your faithful prayers and giving that allow us to sow the Gospel seed for you.  Every soul that is saved through the church plants we have worked with is adding to your account...

Spring and fall are always our busiest months in assisting with new church plants. These are optimum times to be able to acquire the attention of a community amidst their own busy schedules. This fall has certainly proved that again to us. We have been bouncing from one project to the next. These are exciting days as we see the culmination...

Psalm 133:1 says, “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”  During September our ministry was involved in four new church plants in Canada and the United States. Churches were planted in Belleville, ON; Warrenton, MO; Waconia, MN; and Athens, OH.  Thankfully a church planter did not have to begin his ministry alone...