Preparation for the 2018 Pastors' Conference in Danli, Honduras began at the close of the 2017 conference. The vision of supplying every pastor with an E-reader tablet was cast and prayer and planning began in earnest.
During the 2017 Faith Promise Missions Conference, just over $25,000 was pledged toward the conference and purchase of the tablets. An attendance of over 200 pastors was estimated, therefore at least 200 tablets were required to meet the need.
Our goal was to find tablets that would allow pastors access to large amounts of reference materials for Bible study as well as the ability to prepare sermons and lessons.
In addition to E-reader tablets, once again, whole Bibles, New Testaments and full-color tracts were to be provided to the pastors for their ministries and outreach programs.
22 participants signed up for the trip to Honduras. We praise the Lord for the Spanish ministry of Faith Baptist Church and the willingness of Spanish speakers to join the team. Their participation allows for greater outreach opportunities in the schools and communities in and around Danli.
The team was also excited for the opportunity to join in the celebrating of the first-year anniversary of the church they helped to start in Paradise, Honduras during the 2017 Pastors' Conference.
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:”
Thursday was the last day our team had to work on the house; others are coming to finish in the days ahead.
Thursday had a lot of highs and lows for our team. Much of the day was taken up getting materials. The delays were a little discouraging, but around 1 pm things started to fall into place, and by the end of the day they had the beams up and the front half of the roof had sheeting in place.
Team members arrived in the evening to pick up the construction crew and to have prayer with them. The children came out, hugging and thanking everyone for helping them. It was not just that they had a better home, it was knowing that someone cared about them.
After the team left, it rained that night. It hadn’t rained all week, but that evening after the roof was covering their house, it rained.
Friday - The team will get up early and load the bus and head for the airport in Tegucigalpa. They will travel all day and be home in Seattle that night.
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