Missions (Page 3)

Missions (Page 3)

February Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month in the February Missions Prayer Newsletter, in addition to the information above about West Africa, you can read about several people who came to understand the sacrificial love of Jesus Christ; several of our international missionaries who were able to participate in missionary conferences and be encouraged; and several campus ministries that have impacted their campuses for Christ.  As you read through the newsletter, take time to pray for these mission partners. Click here to download the February…

Help Needed For Heritage Baptist Church

Heritage Baptist Church, one of our local Mission Partners, is working to open a counseling center in a few weeks.  God has provided the counselors, but now they need some furniture to make the center more useful. Here is their wish list: 3 Love seats or Small Couches 6 Arm Chairs 3 End Tables 1 Coffee Table If you have some of these items and would be willing to donate them, contact David Williams at Rocky Creek.  

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering Total

Thank you Rocky Creek for the financial gifts you gave for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.  When we counted the offering from the December 31 worship service, our Final Total for Lottie Moon was $38,050.84.  We will be sending that check to the International Mission Board very soon.  This is the second highest amount that Rocky Creek has given to Lottie Moon to support International Missions.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

January Missions Prayer Newsletter

The January 2018 Missions Prayer Newsletter is available at the church or you can download a version here January 2018 Missions Prayer Newsletter. In this issue you will be able to pray for two young ladies in Africa who have finished their training and are ready to follow Christ in their mission work; a family who is learning Spanish to begin a new chapter in their ministry; a tent revival in Ecuador; and a youth retreat the same weekend as our…

Lottie Moon Prayer Focus – Day 8

This is the last prayer focus for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.  For the past eight Wednesdays, we have posted this prayer focus to encourage our Church Family to pray for International Missions, to educate our Family about the great work that the International Mission Board and our International Missionaries are doing, and to motivate our Family to financially support the LMCO to help further the work of those missionaries.  Today, IMB President, David Platt reminds us why prayer is…

Lottie Moon Prayer Focus – Day 7

Today, we are close to the end of the “week of prayer” that we have spread over these last two months and today our focus is on how God has worked throughout the entire world and ways He has eternally impacted people.  Watch the video and pray for these missionaries. Our Rocky Creek family have given well to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, but we still have two more Sundays that we will collect for the offering.  If you have…

LMCO – The Cost of Keeping Missionaries on the Field

LMCO – The Cost of Keeping Missionaries on the Field We all know that everything is getting more expensive; Food, Education, Health Care, Lodging, etc.  And that is not just here in the United States.  Missionaries throughout the world also experience higher costs.  The International Mission Board (IMB) has listed some examples of costs for keeping missionaries on the field.  These are just some examples: $6 – Pays for a one-mile taxi ride in Tokyo $25 – Supplies one tank…

Lottie Moon Prayer Focus – Day 6

Praise God for the offering that our Rocky Creek family has given so far, our total at this point is $19,641.  That is a good start, but far from what our Rocky Creek family has given in previous years.  We will continue to collect until December 31. This week as you pray about what to give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, pray also for the Mikeska family serving in London. At Shane and Lindsay Mikeska’s house in London, Christmas…

International Homestay Program

Many Rocky Creek families are connected with Southside Christian School just down the road from us.  They have an incredible opportunity for your family that we wanted to share. Southside Christian School’s International Homestay Program (IHP) currently hosts 21 students from China, Vietnam, South Korea, and France. At this time, we are looking for additional homestay families willing to begin hosting immediately. Would you be willing to consider this opportunity?  Would you know of anyone who may be interested?  Please…

LMCO – Even International Missionaries Give To Lottie Moon

In 2014, Rocky Creek sent a team to Senegal to host the Western Gateway Conference, a retreat for missionaries serving throughout West Africa.  Every missionary family that came to the conference came prepared with money they had set aside through the year for Lottie Moon.  Our team had brought dozens of gift baskets for children, adults, and families for a very special Lottie Moon Auction. The missionaries had a blast bidding on the different baskets and they all went home…

Lottie Moon Prayer Focus – Day 5

This week we are over halfway through our LMCO Prayer focus.  This coming Sunday we will be collecting our LMCO offering at Rocky Creek.  As you pray for these missionaries each week, pray also about how you can be partnered with them through your financial gifts to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. On Sunday, December 10, you can give with a check made out to Rocky Creek Baptist Church and put “LMCO” in the memo section, put it in one…

LMCO – Thank You For Your Partnership

Your partnership with Rocky Creek Baptist Church, the International Mission Board and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering will truly make a global difference.  When you give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, those funds support over 3,500 international missionaries who are carrying the Gospel around the world. Watch this video to get an idea about how your investment makes a difference. On Sunday, December 10, our Rocky Creek Family will be asked to bring their gifts for the Lottie Moon…

Lottie Moon Prayer Focus – Day 4

As we continue our Wednesday prayer focus on International Missionaries and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, we want you to continue to consider how God may want to use you in these efforts.   When you’re a team of 12, how do you even start to reach a city of more than 28 million people? That’s a question Todd Beel’s team in Mexico City asks itself a lot. Click here for LMCO Prayer Day 4

LMCO – This Is Living

Our lives are not intended to be simple, selfish or separated from the lost and dying world.  God has called each of us to GO and share the Good News.  While every person may not be able to go overseas to share the Gospel, every person can certainly share what God has done in their own lives with the people God has placed around them as well as help to supply resources for those sharing the Gospel in some of…

Lottie Moon Prayer Focus – Day 3

As we continue our Wednesday prayer focus on International Missionaries and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, we want you to continue to consider how God may want to use you in these efforts.   Jones Family JAPAN Jared and Tara Jones knew that God could do a lot with something little. But they never imagined just how many doors He would open through their infant son, whose adoption people had told them was almost impossible in Japan. Click here for…

Your Lottie Moon Gifts at Work

How can your financial gifts to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering help? $50 provides 25 cups of coffee for workers in Mexico City meeting with businesspeople to share the Gospel. $200 provides metro tickets for 6 months’ worth of visiting Muslim friends in Moscow. $500 provides Bibles and videos to share the Gospel in the heart language of refugees. $1,000 provides sound equipment for the Jones family as they plant a church in Japan. $5,000 provides a 3-week trip for…