USA (MNN) — Bible Pathway Ministries' Al Joslyn
says a past relationship has blossomed into an opportunity to get involved with
a fledgling ministry in North Carolina.
Called the Wilderness Hispanic Mission, Bible
Pathway is making it easier for Pastor Charles Alonso to focus on a long-range
goal for evangelizing Hispanics. "We're helping to build the orphanage, and also training the
national people that are in Mexico to be evangelists and pastors to their
people. This has been a proven method to
be able to win people to Christ."
Alonso bought eight acres of land in Mitchell
County, North Carolina with the dream of building a church and a missions
training facility. With the help of
teams like Bible Pathway's volunteers, the Wilderness Hispanic Church is now on its
second leg of the building project. They had hoped to be holding services in
the new building this summer and are still praying and hoping that it will
The third and final part
of the building program will be the sheet-rock work for the walls and the
ceiling and then the bathrooms, kitchen, and Sunday school rooms.
The mission also saw the need to share the hope of Christ
with a growing number of orphans in Mexico. The team is working to establish a camp
(children's home) away from the border cities where children can live and grow
in the nurture and admonition of our Lord in an alternative and educational
Says Joslyn, "We are partnering with Alonso to try
to help to develop that piece of property to accomplish the orphans' help and
to start that little school up so that we can help find people who are called
by God to minister to their own people." Funds are needed. Click here if
you can help.