While watching a group of children in a Bible drill, I was amazed at how quickly they located the books of the Bible. Once found, they recited from memory the reference. Silently, I wondered how many adults in the audience could have done the same.
Usually a two-day meeting at one location, this year the REACH Evangelism event features a one-day format in four locations. At each site, although speakers may vary, the key word remains the same: be intentional.
BOWLING GREEN—Throughout March and April across the commonwealth, a SEND Relief trailer can be seen in church parking lots, providing pop-up dental clinics, serving neighborhoods in need.
NASHVILLE—An 11-year-old rape victim in Florida, a 14-year-old ninth-grader in Texas, a sexually abused 16-year-old in Kentucky. They are among thousands of girls forced to marry adult men in the past 50 years under laws permitting such unions in most U.S. states.
MYRA—Nearly 30 years ago, Dave Hammond was ordained into ministry. In 1991, he became the pastor of Faith Baptist Mission, a church plant of First Baptist Church of Jenkins. Under his leadership and by God's grace, the church has grown from the founding 12 members to averaging 200 on Sundays.
NEW YORK, New York—Once an abandoned storefront tagged with spray paint, the building that originally housed Graffiti Church has become a symbol of hope on New York's Lower East Side. Send Relief missionaries Dr. Taylor Field and wife Susan strategically positioned the church plant in 1986 amid crack houses and a large homeless population, eventually making this neglected neighborhood their home.