Please continue to pray for Diana Whipple and her family. She is praying that members of her family, those who ministered to them while David was in the hospital, and those who were at the memorial service will be impacted for Christ through David’s testimony. David was a real inspiration with a big heart for service. He understood the heartbeat of the Mission and will be greatly missed. Click here for the link to David’s memorial service: First Baptist Memorial David Whipple Rob and Beth Worthington – Emmanuel Baptist Church in Hamlin, NY – Prayer letter What a busy summer. I began working with a rec league baseball team. My [...]
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David Joseph Whipple Oct. 22, 1950 ~ Sept. 1, 2021 Baptist Church Planters has a wonderful heritage of godly men and women who have served and given sacrificially for the mission of this agency – assisting churches and their missionaries to do their Great Commission work. The legacy left by these men and women is revered by those of us serving now, and we are striving to honor their individual legacies. Our tremendous heritage increased with the Homegoing of BCP’s Executive Vice President, David Whipple, whose legacy is one of faithful stewardship and service to the Lord. One of our missionaries that David served said [...]
Inside this issue: "True Servants are Wise Investors", From the Director, Tim Weeks, update from ChurchCare Construction; Report from Council meetings in March; introducing the new Giving page. Summer 2021
Ulysses and Augustine Bestey have ministered in Kansas City, MO, for over 30 Years. After serving as Assistant Pastor at Paseo Baptist Church for several years, God called Pastor Bestey to join BCP to become the Senior Pastor at a church plant, Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in urban Kansas City. Ulysses and Augustine have been blessed with 4 children, 4 grandchildren & 3 foster grandchildren. Ulysses tries to live by the motto, “serving the whole of man not just the soul of man.” Ulysses does this through teaching, as he pursues being 100% support. He currently teaches at an early education learning center, where they specialize in early reading [...]
Inside this 8-page issue: Understanding the value of "biblical process"; updates from church planter Miguel and Annie Quintana in Florida; the grafting of a church into another; "God's Great Design of Discipleship"; Introducing the ladies' discipleship study; welcome to two new staff members; ChurchCare Construction update. Connect Spring 2021
Bob and Penny have ministered in Utah for 34 years and have been privileged to assist 3 mission churches, 1 established church and helped build a Christian ranch/camp ministry in central Utah. They have 4 grown children and have been blessed with 8 grand children. They also helped start the horsemanship program at another independent Baptist camp in Utah which they are still involved with on a yearly basis. Bob has never felt the call to be the lead pastor of a church. We have always come alongside another pastor and ministered together as a team. The Lord has truly blessed us with the privilege of serving with Ron [...]
Central Wisconsin Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) Church Planter Is Needed Calvary Baptist Church, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin is looking for someone to help in a church-planting effort in what we envision as a bi-lingual Baptist church located in Plainfield, Wisconsin. The Lord has already provided several key components to this end, but we are asking Him to provide the right personnel to enable further progress to be made. The Lord has provided: Calvary Baptist Church as the mother church to work at establishing this daughter church. This church has provided financial support, church plant steering committee members, and pastoral leadership to this effort. A nucleus of Hispanic believers who have been meeting [...]
In this issue: The Presidential Baton Pass; Graduation of Desert Hills Baptist Church; Making Disciples is the Task of Every Church Member; ChurchCare Construction update; and a wonderful tribute to Dr. Paul Reimer. FallConnect2020
Miguel and Ana, both from Colombia, South America, faithfully served in ministry for over 20 years in several Latin American countries before coming to the United States. While planting a church in Waterloo, Iowa, Miguel and Ana realized they needed to partner with a mission agency, so in 2000 they attended Baptist Church Planters’ candidate school and became official missionaries. They faithfully built up the body of believers in Waterloo and are now presently serving at another church plant, Iglesia Bautista Hispana Starkey in Seminole, FL (meeting at Starkey Road Baptist Church.) Miguel and Ana are continually busy discipling families and individuals in their congregation of about 80 people. [...]
Ron and Sandy Cornell have been missionary builders since 2007 after thirty years in the work world. Ron was able to retire early while still “young enough” to keep up with Brent Howard. The Cornells share, “It has been rewarding, and we would do it again! The Lord has blessed us with good health, good retirement, a truck and 5th wheel. It has been our privilege to serve the churches we have worked on. We have been part of approximately 17 projects, some longer than others but all rewarding. The places we have seen and the people we have worked with are priceless. Ron will be 70 this [...]