Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hundreds helped spiritually, physically during week in Nicaragua

God used the members of Temple’s medical mission team to help people in Nicaragua last week, treating their physical ailments and teaching them about Jesus Christ. Missions Coordinator John King provided the summary below. Thanks so much to everyone who … Continue reading

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Nicaraguan Medical Mission Team to return today

Please keep the members of the medical mission team in your prayers. They are scheduled to return from Nicaragua today, flying to Houston and driving from there to Ruston.

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Nicaragua team reports success

Temple’s Aug. 24 prayer service included a live report (via Skype) from the medical mission team in Nicaragua. Pastor Dr. Rick Byargeon, Missions Coordinator John King and several other members of the group gave the folks back home updates on … Continue reading

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Medical Mission Team at work in Nicaragua

Temple’s Medical Mission Team arrived safely in Nicaragua and is now at work addressing the physical and spiritual needs of Nicaraguan people. Please pray for Dwight Anderson, Helen Boersma, Mike Brister, Wayne Bunn, Rick Byargeon, Andy Carter, Connie Eagles, Gray Hipp, Katie Hipp, Donna Hood, Norlyn Hyde, Pam Moore, John King, Pam Morris, Larry Neal, Jennifer … Continue reading

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Long-term Mission Service page updated

New information has been posted on our Long-term Mission Service page. If you feel led toward this type of service, use the link above to check on sources of information and a local email contact.

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Nicaraguan team commissioned for trip

Temple Baptist Church has commissioned the people who will travel to Nicaragua for the 2011 medical mission trip. The ceremony came at the conclusion of the Aug. 14 evening worship service. Dr. Rick Byargeon, senior pastor (and a member of … Continue reading

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Mothers needed to mentor new moms

Life Choices in Ruston offers a great opportunity for ministering to new mothers. Temple’s Women’s Ministry Committee encourages women to volunteer for Life Choices’ Mentoring of Mothers program. An announcement from the committee summarized the program as follows: “Through this … Continue reading

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School supplies needed

As the beginning of the school year approaches, you can help with local missions by contributing school supplies for needy students. Collection baskets are near the entrances to the church to make it easy to drop off supplies that you … Continue reading

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Ruston to Nicaragua: Temple members’ gifts make a difference

How much difference do your donations for Temple Baptist Church’s Nicaragua Medical Mission Trip make? How helpful are the toothbrushes, toothpaste and dollars for medicine and supplies? For answers to those questions, click on the image below and listen as … Continue reading

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Dental care drive for Nicaragua successful; funds for medicine still sought

Minister of Childhood Education Sally Hearn wrote in the Aug. 3, 2011, issue of The Tidings that 1,105 packets of toothbrushes and toothpaste have been collected for the upcoming mission trip to Nicaragua. Almost 500 more toothbrushes were donated, too. … Continue reading

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