Monthly Archives: September 2012

Medical mission team improves physical, spiritual health in Nicaragua

This was Temple’s fifth consecutive year to send a medical mission team to Nicaragua. Medical professionals and lay people combined to provide treatment and medicine to Nicaraguans suffering from physical ailments. Additionally, the Louisianians provided help for the Nicaraguans’ spiritual … Continue reading

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‘That one child mattered’ in south Louisiana mission outreach

Amanda Barham was disappointed at first by the small turnout for a Vacation Bible School in the southern part of Louisiana.  One quiet, reserved little girl, however, latched onto Amanda, who soon realized why God wanted her in that place … Continue reading

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Are you interested in mission trips for 2013?

As you see the series of video clips about 2012’s short-term mission trips, perhaps you are considering participating in one or more similar trips next year. If you didn’t sign one of the interest sheets at Temple Sept. 23, it’s … Continue reading

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Montreal mission group helps to break down barriers

Temple people headed north July 4-12, 2012, for a mission outreach in Montreal, Canada. The group’s primary activity was helping a local home church, headed by missionaries, put on a carnival for the neighborhood as a way of enabling residents … Continue reading

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Houses, camps, Bible studies highlight trip to Nicaragua

The first of two of Temple’s 2012 mission trips to Nicaragua, June 2-9, combined construction efforts with activities for young people. The construction crew built two houses, and the rest of the group conducted sports camps and Bible studies and … Continue reading

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College students’ trip to India aids discipleship training

Continuing Temple’s mission to the Heart of India, a group primarily made up of college students ministered there May 21-June 2, 2012. The team’s main goal was to work with a Discipleship Training School. As Temple’s people trained Indian Christians in … Continue reading

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Overview of Temple’s summer 2012 mission outreach

Members of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, La., were active in missions during the summer of 2012. Sixty-five people participated in five mission teams, traveling a total of more than 28,000 miles to south Louisiana, Canada, Nicaragua (twice) and India. … Continue reading

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Day 7: Week of Prayer for Louisiana Missions 2012

Giving back in many ways is a goal of His Church in Pineville. In July 2006, Pastor Steve Speer and his family started His Church, a church plant that has grown to a membership of over 400. Thirty percent of the … Continue reading

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Day 6: Week of Prayer for Louisiana Missions 2012

Disaster Relief opens doors that might not otherwise be open for the Gospel to be presented. State Disaster Relief Director Gibbie McMillan describes it this way, “When a tree falls on the home of a senior adult couple in North … Continue reading

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‘Released’ set for Sept. 30

Temple Baptist Church will resume its “Released” projects Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. Regular Sunday evening activities will be canceled that day so that Temple’s members can go out into the community to help people. Look for an opportunity to … Continue reading

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