eUpdate for Oct. & Nov. 2016
VISITS AT CHRISTIAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
We are coming to the last few days of our recruiting trip to the Christian Universities . We are talking with students that are studying Inter-cultural studies with the prayer that some will be interested to be missionaries in Mexico to partner with Mexican pastors to plant churches. This month we have been to Great Lakes Christian College, St Louis Christian College, Lincoln Christian University and Seminary, Johnson University and Milligan College and Emmanuel Seminary, and Manhattan Christian College. We finish up at Dallas Christian College on November 9. These trips have given us insight on how the IMPACTOnetwork can better partner with schools to increase awareness of the need in Mexico for church planters. We are also seeking well prepared young people with a heart for sharing Christ in Latin America. Already we have compiled a list of some candidates, and we still have at least five more schools to visit over the next year. We were especially encouraged by Johnson's and Ozark's openness to see how they could provide internships and possibly do some on site missionary training in Mexico in the future.
After Thanks-giving we will be in Maryland to report to three of our supporting congregations.
JUBILEE CHURCH MEETS FUND-RAISING GOAL!
Jubilee Christian church has finished her campaign to raise 70,000 pesos to erect a wall and gate at the entrance to the church property. For the first time they have surpassed their goal. They are beginning construction. construction.pesos to erect the entrance wall and gate to help the church with security. The church has been very faithful as they still have two weeks and 6000 has come in already. This is a big accomplishment for the Mexican church.
Presently they are studying the sermon series "I'm a member". A series on why the church is important and our responsibilities and the benefits of being part of a church body.
OTHER CHURCHES IN PACHUCA AREA:
They were encouraged by a visit from David Garcia, the night we left Pachuca, to hear about his church, The Door to Heaven, that it is moving forward and has doubled in size this year. They even have 6 small groups meeting.
The Ticyuca church, Fortaleza, is ministering to families in their community. They are a church plant of Jubilee of about 25 in a town about 45 minutes away. Jubilee sends a team each week to teach their children and youth in Sunday School. Andrew Duggins has been a big help in this ministry and even had opportunities to preach
CAN YOU HELP?
Over the next three years IMPACTOLatino is looking for global partners to facilitate the establishment of the IMPACTO Network. This network will focus on identifying key individuals to form teams to plant stratigicly located churches in urban centers in central Mexico. Each of these community based churches will emphasis discipleship and leadership training. Do you know a church or individual that could be a strategic partner (interested in praying, sending, and or funding). Please contact us!
Nov. 10-11 / Dallas Christian College
Nov. 17-20 / iCOM, Lexington, KY
Nov. 21 / IMPACTO Latino Board of Advisors Meeting in Lexington, KY
Nov. 26 - Dec. 3 / Mountain Christian Church, Joppa, MD
Dec. 3 - 8 / Community Christian Church, Baltimore, MD
Dec. 8 -12 / Grandview Christian Church, Fallston, MD
Dec. 12 / Return to Lexington, KY
Dec. 27-29 / Drive to Pachuca, Mexico
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Eric & Dee Duggins
The Duggins have been missionaries for more than 40 years, the last 38 in Mexico. They are currently Regional Director of the Americas with New International and Directors of Development with IMPACTO Latino.
God is calling! How will you respond?
for this ministry and the new church planters that are raised up for kingdom work in Latin America.
Our ministry depends on partnership with churches and individuals in the United States and around the world. We regularly ask for prayer and send prayer updates to hundreds of committed prayer partners.
in a new church plant financially.
Every dollar counts in the effort to reach the people of Latin America for Christ.
Please consider partnering with us to be an important part of reaching the people of Mexico for Christ by planting MULTIPLYING churches.
along side us on the field by doing an internship, organizing a work group from your church, providing your professional skills or even by moving to Mexico or any other Latin American country to serve as one of our missionaries.