Monthly Archives: March 2014

North American Missions: Burbank, California

Ara Torosian has suffered for the Gospel. He was blindfolded and beaten after being caught smuggling Bibles from Turkey to his Southern Baptist underground church in Iran, but he refused to divulge the names of other Christian leaders. Now Torosian … Continue reading

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North American Missions: Michigan

Despite a hearing loss and speech impediment, Scott Blanchard works daily to spread the Gospel. He is a church planter and pastor of Lakepointe Church in Detroit, Mich. Planting more churches is one of the best ways of spreading the … Continue reading

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God answering prayers in South Asia

The message below was sent to Minister of Missions John King from one of the men on the South Asia Mission Team this week. For security purposes, individuals are referred to only by initials. This evening we went with T (a … Continue reading

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Photos show activity in Nicaragua

Jon McWhorter, a member of Temple’s current Nicaragua Mission Team, provided the photographs below, showing some of the group’s activities.

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Report from Nicaragua Mission Team

The message below was sent to Minister of Missions John King by John Oakes, one of Temple’s high school students who is with the mission team in Nicaragua this week.  The trip to Nicaragua has gotten off to a great start. … Continue reading

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Report from South Asia Mission Team

The message below was sent to Minister of Missions John King from one of the men on the South Asia Mission Team this week. For security purposes, the abbreviations D and G are used in place of the names of specific cities … Continue reading

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Numbers show some of BeachReach 2014’s impact

The March 12, 2014, issue of The Tidings carried the following summary of Temple’s college students’ activities for BeachReach 2014. Over 2,792 van rides were given. More than 3,220 people were served pancakes. 6 confirmed salvations. Many great gospel conversations … Continue reading

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Mission group meetings set for March 13, 14

Two of Temple’s mission groups will meet during the second week in March 2014. Pertinent information is as follows: Myrtle King Lunch Bunch — Thursday, March 13,  at noon in the Fellowship Hall. John Nugent, Temple’s minister of youth and recreation, … Continue reading

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Blood drive set for March 12

Temple Baptist Church will host a blood drive Wednesday, March 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Rooms 76 and 81. Your blood can help people with health problems — maybe even save someone’s life! Plan now to participate.

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Beach Reach 2014: Vassily — a renewed commitment to follow Christ

Melissa Robinson, one of the Temple Tech students participating in Beach Reach 2014, provided this first-person account of the impact of Beach Reach ministry. Beach Reach is an incredible opportunity for college students to minister to other college students. My … Continue reading

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