ABC in focus - June 2023
During this time of year, I have many opportunities to distribute health kits to farm workers who arrive in our area. Invariably, they express their gratitude for this tangible expression of Christian love. I have sometimes wondered how many cavities we have prevented over the years by the tens of thousands of tubes of toothpaste we’ve distributed, or how many farm workers have avoided sickness by being able to wash off the dust and chemicals with the soap and washcloths we provide. Perhaps we will have an idea of these numbers when we arrive in heaven. But I’m more interested in finding out how many people will be present there because of the Scriptures we include with each health kit and the Gospel witness we give with each one. Last night, as I distributed health kits on a farm, I briefly shared the Good News of Christ with those who were gathered there. They were all attentive to the Gospel presentation. I could tell that some were already believers and were encouraged to hear God’s Word. Others simply absorbed what they heard. On behalf of those who receive health kits, thank you to all who work so hard to provide them! Would you join me in praying that we would see lives changed, both for now and for eternity, as we serve them in Christ’s name? As always, thank you for your prayers and support of ABC Regional Hispanic Ministries.
ABC Regional Hispanic Ministries is focused on taking the Good News of Jesus Christ to Hispanics outside the walls of the church. From its beginnings in 1992 as an outreach to transient farm workers, ABC has proclaimed the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Hispanics of Allendale, Hampton, Barnwell, Bamberg and Colleton Counties in South Carolina.
Our Purpose: to reach and win the Spanish language/culture people to Jesus Christ, to provide them with discipleship development, and to provide a Christian ministry to the permanent, seasonal, and transient Spanish language/culture people of Allendale-Hampton, Barnwell-Bamberg, and Colleton Associations in cooperation with local Southern Baptist churches.
Our Mission: to establish on-mission Hispanic churches which will reach out to the Hispanic population (transient and permanent) of the ABC area, and to fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission among the transient population.