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
This is the first video in what I hope will be a series of conversations with people who have been part of the ministry of Faith Ministry Training Institute or other arms of pastorvirgil.com. Our constant goal is to move people out of the pew and into the harvest. Rather than tell you about these … Continue reading From the Pew to the Harvest: Use What’s in Your Hand
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 Sunday night and I am preparing to return to Tucson tomorrow morning. What a trip this has been: 10 days of constant activity. I thought maybe we would rest a little after the classes and service last weekend, but that didn't happen. I'm so tired I am a little loopy, so bear with me. … Continue reading Hermosillo 9/19: Wow!
“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 Write the Vision! July has come and gone, and it was a good month. Judy and I are generally healthy, and we are continuing to find ways to be of service to others. If you know me, then you know my passion for the Word … Continue reading July Update from Pastor Virgil
“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 Pastor Mario Cuba!!! Eric Sonera and I enjoyed our time with Pastor Mario de Armas and his church family. The church is thriving in a place that is not particularly friendly to Christianity. I was impressed by the work God is doing there. (A tip … Continue reading April Update: God is Moving
Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd. Then He … Continue reading Preparing for Harvest
Thanks to everyone who prayed us through the trip to Cuba. I am home safe and resting up a bit. The time there was very exciting. We ministered in a church of about 250 with a multi-national congregation. Many are students at a nearby medical school. The services were powerful, especially the worship. The team … Continue reading Cuba: Home and Happy
“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 The Hermosillo Project, Bible School and more, continues to blossom. IEMFe continued March 14 & 15 as approximately 70 students attended 2 nights of classes on the Gifts of the Spirit. It was a powerful time of instruction and demonstration. Pastor John Smith taught the … Continue reading March update from Pastorvirgil.com