The Challenge to Feed Five Thousand I. The common response to tough
challenges. II. Itâ€™s a challenge to every Christian. III. Seeing the challenge through the eyes
â€Ś Jesus said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.â€œ Matthew 9:35-38
Equipping Tomorrowâ€™s Leaders
The value of establishing the To expand the kingdom of God within the growing
Hispanic community. Ability to train preachers who know the culture. Ability to prepare teachers who speak the language. To train Christians to adequately handle the truth. To provide a coordinated effort to address the needs of our changing world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Cline Paden’s Dream •Established in 1962 - Originally called the Latin American Bible School: humble beginning training 6 Hispanic men. •Today: •Thousands of alumni scattered around the world. •100 young adults who are currently serving on 20 mission fields. •350 video satellite schools in 45 states •40 branch schools and associate schools training 1200 national missionaries and preachers.
The ongoing dream of a faithful man
Today, a stronger church with stronger leaders
5/2010: Appointing of Elders (3 on the left) and Deacons (5 on the right) for the first time in Mexicali history.
The Next Part of The Dream The Latin American Bible Institute will prepare men to reach out the Hispanic world in the West coast of Canada, USA, and México.
Mexicali: •Modern city of 1 million people. •The young capital of “Baja California” state. •Situated in the U.S.-México border (with Calexico, CA) •75% catholic – In desperate need for the true Gospel!
Classes through Interactive Videoconferencing Anyone Anywhere Any time
Residential Training in Mexicali
â€œAnd the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.â€? Paul to Timothy (2 Tim. 2:2 NIV)
8/2010: Body of students in their second year. Facilitiesâ€™ capacity is 12! More funds are needed to train as many as we can!
Will you send Daniel, Pablo, and others to the harvest field? Through LABI you can do that.
“I desire to study in LABI to learn more about God’s wisdom and to fill my heart and mind with His word so that I become a useful tool better prepared to serve in the kingdom of God.” Daniel Martinez “I’d like to become a youth minister and preacher who can motivate the whole church to grow spiritually closer to God.” Pablo Salazar