A few weeks ago, I (Phil) came across this shrine to the “lady of the holy death,” and a prayer written to her (in the background). I translated it and here’s what the prayer said: “Oh lady holy death, with your infinite power make yourself present and bring peace and harmony to this home; breakContinue reading Who Are They Praying to?
Wow, our God is amazing at working in the hearts of the people in the rural areas of San Luis Potosí, Mexico! In spite of the persecution these people will suffer from their friends and families, on May 5, we baptized four new believers at La Pólvora ranch! The Barnes missionary family was such aContinue reading Baptisms at La Pólvora Ranch
In early May, the Barnes family ( missionaries in Michoacán, Mexico), came to spend a week with us, to work with us making disciples, and training them to make more disciples. Since they have 5 children, we were quite crowded, especially for sleeping space! Lately, the main highway leading from our house to a ranchContinue reading A Missionary Family Visits & Helps Us
Easter morning, 2019, at this 6:00am service at a little mission church in our city of San Luis Potosí, Phil preached on why resurrection of Jesus is so important. Two men and a lady surrendered their lives to Christ!! We’re humbled at the power of the Word of God.
As of April 26, 2019, all except one in this photo have come to know Christ as their personal Savior through ongoing Bible study group meetings in a rural area of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. They have even been sharing the transforming love of Jesus with their friends and families, despite the persecution that comes.Continue reading Veronica Comes to Christ
Adolfo hears the gospel for the first time!Continue reading Using a Water Filter to Share the Gospel
God is using water filters to open doors and hearts!Continue reading Water Filters Open Doors
December 12 is a day of huge celebrations here in Mexico, 🇲🇽 not for the birth of our Savior Jesus, but for Mexico’s patron saint, THE VIRGIN GUADALUPE. 😞 Idol worship at its greatest… She’s only a legend, but because of culture, tradition, and teachings in the churches here, she’s hailed as equal to God.Continue reading The Day of the Virgin Guadalupe
For days now, we’ve been hearing the Día de Muertos celebration fireworks, (which sound like bombs going off, by the way), even during the nights… a reminder of the culture that we now live in. Some say that Day of the Dead celebrations, filled with sugar candy skulls, Day of the Dead bread, and colorfulContinue reading Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead
Yasir is mentally handicapped, can’t read, and doesn’t go to school. He lives at a rural ranch outside of our city, and he comes alone to our Bible study every Friday there. He feels too old to be in the children’s group, so he stays with Phil who teaches the adults. Yasir loves Phil soContinue reading Yasir