Monthly Letters

Dear Friend, We have a new grandchild, and it is a girl!!!!! Our first granddaughter, Jillian Hope, was born on September 22nd to Jay and Laura. She was three weeks early and weighed just over six pounds. We are thrilled for her safe arrival and for the joy she is bringing to Jay and Laura. We are all excited and...

Dear Praying Friends, How gracious and blessed the last few weeks have been! God has allowed us once again the opportunity to see each need met and the joy of seeing souls saved. He has also smitten my heart with a greater urgency to see more done for Him. Thank you for praying for us! ...

Dear Praying Friends, Another month has passed and it is time for an update from the Stevens’. God has been very gracious and met every need. Mid-July, one of the men from our home church went with me to Pierre, SD, for a week of Camp Meeting. It was HOT! As we arrived, the temperature was 120...

Dear Praying Friends, I am writing this letter a bit early this month because I am leaving for an eighteen-day trip to the East Coast. We have two weddings we must attend and three church plants that we are working on. We are leaving on July 26 for Nova Scotia where a Christian School teacher that had an apartment in...

Dear Friends, Very soon, BCPM will celebrate its 13th anniversary. This ministry was started on August 1, 1993. To date, we have helped churches reproduce eighty churches in seven countries. These churches will give over $800,000 to missions this year, helping us get missionaries to the fields of the world. We praise the Lord for all He has done for...

Dear Praying Friends, What an honor it is to be spiritually wealthy! It is a cause of great joy that we know we are saved and on our way to Heaven. This is not something we “hope for,” but rather something we know according to the precious promise of God. I John 5:13. Having said that, it...

Dear Friend, May was a milestone month for our family. We finally finished getting our last two children through college. Rachel and Joel graduated from West Coast Baptist College on May 10th. It almost feels like getting a raise in pay. We have been paying for either Christian school or college tuition for over twenty-five years. We praise the Lord...

Dear Prayer Partners and Friends, God has been so good to give us a prayer team made up of people like you. None of the work of Baptist Church Planting Ministries could be accomplished without you. Thank you! God has provided our whole team safety over the many miles we have traveled. God was...

Dear Praying Friends, We want to thank you for all those who have prayed for us, called us and sent us notes or emails this month. It is so encouraging to see the friends we have in the ministry that are concerned about our health. We are both doing just fine. I had my heart procedure on April 7th and...

Dear Praying Friends, I have waited until after the heart surgery April 7th to write this letter. We want to thank all that called, sent a note or sent an email. The surgery went well. They did not put me out, so I watched the entire procedure on the camera the doctor was using. It was amazing to see them...