Jennifer and I have been married for 11 years, Joel turned 7, Amelia 5, and Logan 4! Where has the time gone? I thank God for a wife that helps care for me and the ministry despite so many hardships through the years. Praise God that this month marks 5 years of Joel being cancer free!
We are looking forward to Spring as you look forward to Summer. We have started the second semester at the Bible College. Some have dropped out but most have remained faithful. Up to this point, we have an average attendance of 27 students of Argentine, Peruvian, and Paraguayan nationalities. Please continue to pray for us, the other teachers, and the students as we train leaders to reach this great city and beyond with Gospel.
We have had some issues with receiving mail at our personal P.O. Boxes. The stateside box should be fine now, but the issue with the field address has yet to be resolved. We will let you know when it is ok to send mail to our field address again.
A year after the Lighthouse Baptist Church building (also where Macedonia Baptist Seminary of Argentina meets) burned to the ground, they now have a building with a roof over it! You have a had a part in that. Pastor Jorge has asked me to help them with an evangelistic campaign to reach people and fill the larger building. Please pray as we help to organize the effort that God would do a mighty work.
Please continue to pray for our safety here. Though nothing was taken, our vehicle was broken into while parked at our home.
Joshua and Jennifer Smith are in Buenos Aires, Argentina to plant churches, train national leaders, continue teaching in the Bible College and expand the Radio Ministry.