Photo: Grace Place’s medical clinic in Honduras last year.
By Carl Stagner
Grace Place, a Church of God congregation in Hermitage, Tennessee, has long been known for its heart for missions and community outreach. Last year was the first of what is to become an annual medical missions trip to Honduras. This year’s trip is scheduled to begin October 1. All the travel arrangements have been made and, except for packing suitcases and finalizing last-minute details, the team is ready to go. As part of the medical missions trip, the team brings along a prescriber—a professional medical staff person qualified to prescribe medicine to the people the team serves in Honduras. Unfortunately, due to a family pregnancy and recent auto accident, both their prescriber and back-up prescriber had to back out. Grace Place had a real problem on their hands. Continue reading
Posted in All Church of God, Southeast
Tagged answered prayer, clinic, Grace Place, Heart to Honduras, Hermitage, Honduras, medical, Miracle, missions, nurse, physician's assistant, Tennessee, Tommy Dove, trip, work teams
Photo: Among other items, Spread the Word funds provided sixty pairs of cleated shoes, custom-made in Cuba.
By Carl Stagner
Billy Graham crusade-style events just don’t happen in Cuba. Believers instead find creative ways to communicate Jesus. With dollars raised by Church of God students in Ohio, a soccer tournament and baseball clinics were recently held in Cuba, events that created a bridge from sports to Jesus. Several Cuban participants indicated their desire to know Christ as Savior and Lord. Continue reading
Posted in All Church of God, Global Strategy, Youth Ministries
Tagged baseball, Bill Beltz, Cuba, David Miller, Jeremy Halstead, Lance Banks, missions, NICE, Ohio, Rawlin Kegley, soccer, sports, Spread the Word, students, tournament, trip, youth, Yusniel Flores