August 2009

BRAZIL For the 25th Time

“I couldn’t see a thing, and now I can see an eagle in the sky. ”With these words, a 30-something woman in a once-brightly flowered sundress at a makeshift medical/eye clinic thanked Americans on a short-term mission trip for giving her what most Americans take for granted: the ability to see clearly.


Parkview members return after year-long odyssey

ALEXANDRIA – Though members of Parkview Baptist Church Alexandria didn’t wander the desert for 40 years, they certainly can empathize with Moses and the children of Israel.

For almost a year, members were like nomads as they wandered from place to place while awaiting the repair of their campus, which was damaged by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav.


A busy summer ON MISSION for Louisiana churches

BASTROP – First Baptist’s mission team of twelve traveled to Maine and Canada to work with three church planters and four church plant locations doing evangelistic surveys, block parties, worship services and connection events. Jim Ingram is pastor.

NEW IBERIA – A mission team from Highland Baptist participated in a Brazil mission trip. David Denton is pastor.