Happy New Year, Dear Friends! FCF Tucson transition service Just a note to say “Thanks” for all your prayers and support in 2019. What a year! In February we released our Tucson congregation into the able hands of Pastors John and Valarie Smith, and they are doing a great job. We are privileged to be … Continue reading Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes
 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.  For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,  and will … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Go, Send, or Move Over
“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 November 30, 2019 Greetings, Friend. I know you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I certainly did. My Thanksgiving Day was spent riding up the mountain to Tarma, Peru with Pastors Omar and Jacob Oscanoa. What a joy to have friends like these and like you. November … Continue reading November Update from Pastor Virgil
Construyendo personas de sustancia para obras de poder La semana pasada tuve una experiencia muy inusual en la Iglesia, estábamos en una Iglesia muy pequeña en Hermosillo, Sonora, nos tomó un poco de tiempo encontrarla, las calles estaban muy maltratadas y llenas de basura y de piedras después de varios días de fuertes lluvias. Mi … Continue reading De la abundancia del corazón: Seamos Iglesia
So, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us. 1 Thessalonians 2:8 NKJV What a busy weekend! I drove to Hermosillo on Saturday with the purpose of visiting a couple of churches where … Continue reading Hermosillo for Pizza Menonita.
It's shaping up to be a very busy week here in Hermosillo, Sonora. Saturday we completed the Planning for Success course with 4 hours of instruction. Apparently I need to take the course again, as we were woefully unprepared for the response. We planned for thirty five students, and we nearly doubled that. Lots of … Continue reading Hermosillo 9/19: Running to Keep Up
Planeando para el Exito started with a bang. There were 75 students in attendance from 10 different churches. New pastors came for this one. The weather fought us a bit - pouring rain on a tin roof and a dirt parking lot that provided some fun mud sliding after the class - but the atmosphere … Continue reading Hermosillo 9/19: A Great Beginning