ABC in focus - October 2023
Last night, as we often do, a member of Nueva Esperanza and I visited one of many locations where temporary workers are housed. I visited this home a few weeks ago to distribute health kits and New Testaments. Now we were returning to visit and share the Gospel more extensively. When we arrived, several men were fixing their evening meal. As we stood on the front porch, one or two approached us and we began to converse. As it grew darker and a cool breeze began to blow, our conversation turned to spiritual things. One of the workers asked several questions that displayed a deep spiritual interest. After I had given him the best answers I could, I asked him about his own spiritual walk. The answers he gave me brought to mind Jesus’ words in Mark 12:34: “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” We encouraged him to surrender his life to Christ, and I feel confident he will do so. Like this young man, there are many around us who are interested in spiritual things. God is at work in their lives, and he invites us to participate in his work by sharing the Good News of Christ. We may not see the moment when someone surrenders their life to Christ, but we can help them move one step closer to that decision. Would you join me in praying for this young man, and for so many more like him? Pray that the Scriptures would come alive for them. Pray that Christ’s truth would become clear to them. As always, thank you for your prayers and support of ABC.
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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.