From the Pew to the Harvest: Get off the Roller Coaster

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest."(Matthew 9:37-38 NKJV) “From the Pew to the Harvest” is a series of video interviews with individuals whose lives have been impacted Faith Ministry Training Institute or other … Continue reading From the Pew to the Harvest: Get off the Roller Coaster

From the Pew to the Harvest: Or-acción – Pray and Do

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest."(Matthew 9:37-38 NKJV) "From the Pew to the Harvest” is a series of video interviews with individuals whose lives have been impacted Faith Ministry Training Institute or other … Continue reading From the Pew to the Harvest: Or-acción – Pray and Do

January Update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 January 30, 2020 Unbelievably, 2020 is about 8.5% gone. January has been quite the busy month, though I did get to stay home a bit more then usual, and that was a very welcome change. In December I visited Peru, where we saw 11 new … Continue reading January Update from Pastor Virgil

Sunday Supernaturally: Appreciate

We beg you, our friends, to pay proper respect to those who work among you, who guide and instruct you in the Christian life. Treat them with the greatest respect and love because of the work they do. Be at peace among yourselves.(1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 GNB) This last week I had the privilege of being … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Appreciate

Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

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

Sunday Supernaturally: Go, Send, or Move Over

[2] preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction. [3] 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, [4] and will … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Go, Send, or Move Over

November Update from Pastor Virgil

“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

De la abundancia del corazón: Seamos Iglesia

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

Hermosillo for Pizza Menonita.

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.

Hermosillo 9/19: Running to Keep Up

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