Steve preached at Immanuel Bible Baptist Church 3 weeks in September, concluding at their retreat.
“After seeing the Lord’s leading and seeking counsel, in November we changed churches and began working with Pastor Pablo Uribe of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Maipu (in the southern part of Santiago). We are thankful for the opportunity and privilege to work with Pablo until our furlough next July. He is a graduate of the Facultad, a gifted expositor, and also led our planning group for the biblical counseling conference that we had in early October. Many new people have been attending the church and Pablo asked Steve to help in various ways…”
Our senior adult group studying about biblical counseling that changes the heart.
“In March, Steve began preaching through Ephesians two or three Sundays per month. During Thursday night prayer meetings, he is teaching through the Sermon on the Mount. He also has taught in our senior adult and youth groups. Last year, Steve instructed the leaders on a biblical philosophy of ministry and a Christ-centered
“…Steve’s schedule, from August until December, has become more involved, primarily in preaching and training the leaders in our church. At the seminary, he taught courses in Expository Preaching and Church History. The students continue to grow in their ability to study the text and preach it expositionally. Steve is further encouraged when they share with him how they are applying what they have learned in their ministries….”
“Greetings from Chile! We are fast approaching our one-year anniversary of our arrival in Chile on July 19th…
The first semester of our seminary academic year, and Steve’s first semester teaching, finished on July 1. As we shared in earlier updates, the seminary had 17 new students enter the first year in our four-year program, thanks to the efforts of our Chilean coworkers and fellow missionaries and their promotion among the local churches. We also began a master’s program with 8 students, with one class being taught in English…”