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An Opportunity to Be A Part

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Since 1978, the ministry of Bearing Precious Seed El Paso has been taking church groups from all over the country and helping them go on mission trips into Mexico. In 1980, the Lord led the ministry founder, Dr. Carlos Demarest, to purchase some land and begin building the facilities that have been visited by thousands of guests. These guests have come on week-long mission trips and have seen God do amazing things while they were obedient in taking the Gospel to the lost. We are thankful that the Lord allowed our ministry to have the facilities that we have had for these many years. 

Although the staff has changed over the years, we still facilitate mission trips throughout the year and still see several church groups come from all over the country. When the groups come, we are privileged to provide lodging in our main building as we have done for these last 34 years. However, as with many buildings, the roof has come into a state where it needs to be replaced. The purpose of this update is to provide information about how each person can be a part of the work of Bearing Precious Seed El Paso.

As we have prayed as a ministry family for this need, the Lord has placed on our heart the vision to invite others to help meet the need. We know that the Lord can easily provide any need that is in His work, as He always does. We also know that He has often used His people to meet that need. Perhaps the Lord will use you to help meet the need. 

In planning for the costs of this project, we have anticipated needing $25,000 - $28,000 to complete the project. The cost includes the metal roof materials, hiring a professional crew to install the roof, and replacing the water evaporation coolers with refrigerated air units. The current water evaporation coolers leak and cause rust spots on the roof which lead to interior damage. By removing the old units and replacing them with newer coolers, we will be able to keep the units off of the roof and finally repair all interior damage.

While the overall cost may be overwhelming to consider, we have been able to break it down to where anyone can participate and give to this project. For only $3 a square foot, anyone can participate in helping us meet our goal. This is a great project for a Sunday School class, a youth group, a whole church, or simply anyone who feels led to give. Perhaps you desire to give to a missions project in the New Year. As we pray and give towards this project, we are looking forward to seeing others join us. 

Through this project, we are inviting everyone who hears of this need to participate in one of three ways. First, we desire everyone to pray with us that God would meet this need in His time and in His way. We are trusting in Him alone and prayer support is of far more value than any financial gift we could ever receive. Second, we invite you to pray about giving financially to this project. Your gift, no matter the size, will be a tremendous blessing to our missions ministry and those who come on a mission trip. Third, we would invite you to visit us on a mission trip and see the work that God has called us to. 

Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to share our heart with you and extend an invitation to be a part of this project. If you would like to be a part of helping meet this need, please email us at missionstrips@bpselpaso.org. You may also contact our Director, Kenn Winn, at 513-617-8583. If the Lord leads you to give financially, please send the gift to the following address:

Bearing Precious Seed El Paso
Building Project
14772 Simpson Road
El Paso, Texas  79938

Any donation may be made out to Bearing Precious Seed El Paso and put "Building Project" in the memo line. Thank you in advance for your support. May God bless as we continue to serve Him. 

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Director, Bearing Precious Seed El Paso. Grateful Husband to Joy and Dad to Seth, D'Anna, and Caleb. Previously served as the Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church in Milford, Ohio under the leadership of Pastor Bill Duttry. Attended Pensacola Christian College and Pensacola Theological Seminary. Excited to see what God is going to do with the ministry of Bearing Precious Seed El Paso.

2017 Trip Schedule

Juarez Project   April 2-7
Week 1   June 3-9
Week 2   June 10-16
Week 3   June 17-23 - Navajo
Week 4   June 24-30
Week 5   July 8-14
Week 6   July 15-21
Week 7   July 22-28 - Navajo
Week 8   August 5-11
Week 9   August 12-18
Week 10   August 19-25 

The cost per week is $350.00 per person. All lodging, transportation, and food is included upon arrival in El Paso. June 17-23 and July 22-28 trips will be the Navajo Indian Reservation trips. Arrival for these weeks will be into Albuquerque, NM.

Experience BPS El Paso

  • Assembling God's Word and then distributing in Mexico and to the Navajo Nation.
  • Ministering to one of the fastest growing cities in the world (with an annual growth rate of 5.3%, more than 7,000 people move to Juarez each month).
  • Ministering to the largest Indian Reservation in the world (roughly the size of South Carolina) with a Navajo population of over 500,000.
  • Working with local Independent Baptist churches throughout Juarez and the Navajo Nation.
  • Witnessing people accept the Word of God.
First Baptist Church

First Baptist

Bearing Precious Seed is a ministry of First Baptist Church, of Milford, OH. Dr. Bill Duttry, Senior Pastor.

BPS

BPS

Bearing Precious Seed is a local church Scripture printing ministry established in 1973.

Seedline

Seedline

BPS/Seedline is a means for the local church to have hands on involvement with Bible publishing for the world.

firstBible

firstBible

firstBible International is a Bible translating and publishing ministry of Bearing Precious Seed.

Contact Info

Bearing Precious Seed - El Paso
14772 Simpson Road
El Paso, TX 79938
missionstrips@bpselpaso.org
915.857.1122