Issue #7

Demographics: Valuable Groundwork

Are demographics deemed necessary? A study of a community’s demographics can be a valuable tool in the process of beginning a Spanish ministry in a local church.  With just a few dedicated days of effort one can determine vast information about the surrounding Hispanic community which can prove to be vital for several reasons:  First, […]

When I Came to America

Never in our lives have we had to make such a drastic adjustment. Everything is different here. When God called my husband to come to the United States to attend seminary, we never imagined the drastic cultural shock that was awaiting us from the moment we stepped on foreign soil.     The beginning process […]

Review: Discipleship Resources

Good discipleship material in Spanish is hard to come by. Perhaps you have been disappointed with available resources because of either poor content or the lack of quality from a publishing standpoint.  If so you will be glad to hear that there are two great discipleship books translated and available in Spanish. Changed Into His Image by […]

Cultural Corner: It’s a Global World

  “It’s a global world!”  I’ve heard this statement all of my life. I heard it in high school, so I took Spanish classes for four years to be “well rounded.” I heard it in college, so I studied the “10-40 Window” and tried new exotic foods with some of the foreign students on campus […]

Case Study: Reaching Out to a Spanish Congregation

Pastor Herb Taylor sits down with David Whitcher, from Baptist Church Planters and talks about the growing relationship his church has had with a Spanish Baptist Church across town in Front Royal, Virginia.      David: How was it that you first heard about or came in contact with this Spanish speaking church?   Pastor […]