A church for the multiethnic sons of Joseph
OKLAHOMA CITY — What do you suppose young Ephraim and Manasseh…
ARLINGTON, Texas — There was a lot going on at the Texas Rangers’ game this past Saturday night.
There was a parade of dogs coinciding with a “Bark at the Park” promotion:
ARLINGTON, Texas — In the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, a growing Hispanic congregation celebrated two more baptisms on a recent Sunday.Members sang the Spanish version of “This is the Day” as the Arlington Iglesia de Cristo (Church of Christ) welcomed a newly converted couple.“Definitely, God is working,” said Jesús Rodriguez, a native Puerto Rican who moved from Arizona to Texas with his wife, Carmen, to help plant the church. “This is a great opportunity to explain the Gospel to many, many people.”Two-and-a-half years after the congregation’s launch, weekly attendance tops 100.Leaders of Texas-based Great Cities Missions — best known for recruiting and training missionaries for Latin America — see the Arlington church plant as a model for reaching Spanish speakers in the U.S.
We returned Saturday night with the copies of the Chronicle and had a wonderful time. And did I mention the mouth-watering Texas barbecue? Many thanks to Great Cities Missions executive director Kelley Grant for making sure our bodies — and souls — were fed.
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