Feb
11
2016

Baja California Ministry Retreat

February 2nd through 4th three of our Field Coordinators conducted a ministry retreat in Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico. Paco Damian (Mexico), David Ibarra (Argentina) and Eduardo Buldain (Argentina) assembled a group of pastors, their wives and other ministry leaders for a time of ministry training, vision casting and fellowship. The retreat was hosted by Pastor…
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Jan
22
2016

New Work in Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, Washington is the newest location for HFC to launch a Hispanic Ministry. This month Calvary Baptist Church called Pastor Jesus Rivas and his wife Carmelina to move from Lexington, Kentucky to Tacoma. Pastor Rivas and his wife are originally from Cuba, but have planted Hispanic churches in Ukraine, Virginia and Kentucky. Tacoma is 15%…
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Nov
18
2015

Training Pastors in Paraguay

Earlier this month Tony Campos (Field Coordinator-CA) and Geoff Hartt (Executive Director) visited Alcides Gonzalez (Field Coordinator-Paraguay) in San Lorenzo, Paraguay. Alcides shared with them the training going on there to prepare pastors. In the city, working out of Iglesia Florida, Pastor Patricio heads up the pastor training institute there. Students come into the city…
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Sep
02
2015

Partnership in Missions

In early July several of our Field Coordinators were involved in a workshop presentation focusing on partnerships in missions. Eduardo Buldain (Arg.), Tony Campos (USA/Mex.) and Geoff Hartt (Executive Director) participated in a panel discussion at the North American Baptist Triennial Conference in Sacramento. The topic was mission efforts based more on peer relationships between…
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Jun
27
2015

Hispanic Ministry Growing in Alberta, Canada

Our ministry in Southern Alberta has been growing! Antonio Lopez (HFC Field Coordinator) has been reporting some exciting developments recently. The mother church is in Calgary at South Calgary Community Church. They have five home groups currently meeting and at their family camp this Spring they had 35 people attend for three days. They also…
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