I have moved in temporarily with a Mexican family until I can afford to rent a place of my own. Since people are always interested in what food we eat, I decided to make baked potatoes with traditional South Africa tomato and union stew and cheese. Making sure it was not too foreign I put in some habanero. To the dismay of David, who is a Mexican (officially I’m questioning now if he is Mexican 🤣) but can’t eat spicy food. Now all the people want to have my recipe…
People are always interested in what I eat. I was sitting with Ps. David’s teenage son Johannes and other people. (he is also Johannes) Johannes asked me in Spanish if I eat cockroaches I told him that he is crazy and said no, I asked him if he eats it. he said yes. So long story short it came out that he was thinking of crabs.
Intense trainings with Pastor David
Now that the dust has settled in we have to get the ministry growing again. I am spending time with Ps. David teaching him about church growth, Evangelism and running home groups. We have started four Discover Jesus group. We also working on planning for things and we adopted the motto of the US Navy Seals
Better to bleed in practice then to bleed in the battle.US Navy Seals
Makings sure we plan and prepare correctly when we start things.
Discover Jesus Group
Discover Jesus group is where we read certain chapters in the Bible that tells us about who Jesus is, why he came to earth, what’s he has done for us. It helps to cast the fishing nets for the lost. Since Mexico is a religious country and people know about Jesus, we just give them the opportunity to meet Jesus in a non-confrontational environment
One of those people who discovered Jesus in our first meeting was Trino. The devil has destroyed several times to destroy his life. Firstly he accidentally walks in front of a bus. Then he slipped on the floor and accidentally breaking the glass door and cutting his a
We visited him at his house. Prayed for him and ask if he is interested in starting reading the Bible he said yes. His mom joined in with the first bible study and during the Bible study, he just started to
Tabasco has a lot of big rivers. One of these rivers is near Juncal. Ps. Benigno stays on an island on the River. And usually hosting baptism at his home. We baptized 6 people (we had planned for 14). After baptism, we had a big meal together
EMAI is One year old
We are celebrating our first year as Expand Ministries & Aid international. We have currently over 3000 people were are caring for in over 30 Churches in 6 different countries.
Short term goals
Mexico where our biggest focus is we have five churches in Tabasco, Campeche and Quintana Roo. With four of them Tabasco and Campeche. We want to start key churches soon in the cities soon. Es
Thank you for all your Prayer and financial support. Without you, this ministry will not exist. And one day we will all celebrate together all the people we have ministered to together.
Please Pray for us
We have started the register in Mexico as a Religious Organization. This will take up to a year and a half. Please pray that this will go smoothly.
I have had some diarrhea over a period of 5 weeks. Last week it kicked into overdrive. I am feeling better. Please pray that I stay healthy.
We are preparing to travel to the states in October again to raise funds. Currently, we depend on a few very generous individuals that have truly blessed me and my churches. Please pray that we found favor with churches and individuals that will come alongdside us, partnering financially but also help us minister the Gospel and help us with some of our special projects.