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Listing all posts for category: "Eglise Evangélique Baptiste de Saint-Denis"

Letter regarding potential building purchase

20 October 2017 | by Bixby

Below is a letter that seeks to explain our current situation as we look toward the possibility of purchasing a building for our church plant. It is from a friend and fellow church member Vincent Dormieux, a French businessman who is part of the leadership in our mother church at Saint Denis. We trust it will help you better understand the opportunity […]

Some spring activity before we hopped into summer: April

19 July 2017 | by Bixby

The last six months have been a whirlwind in many ways, and we have had very little discretionary time to post anything about all that’s been going on here. And now we are presently in the thick of preparing for our 9-week summer furlough. So without further adieu, we’ll give you a few pictures to […]

Group Bible Studies

30 November 2016 | by Bixby

I recently finished another series of evangelistic Bible studies in the home of one of our church families (whose apartment overlooks the Seine river). One of the unsaved participants wrote us later to say thank you “for the time you take to share you faith and particularly for the study last night. I was very […]

Mission Team from Cleveland Park Bible Church

20 August 2016 | by Bixby

CPBC Team, July 8-18: Deuteronomy 4:9 contains one of many admonitions in Scripture to look back and remember what God has done, being sure to recount His works to the generations to come: “Only take care, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things that your eyes have seen, and lest they depart […]

Summer 2016 Overview

15 August 2016 | by Bixby

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve been able to update this blog with some of our goings-on, because we’ve been a little too caught up in living through the goings-on (particularly with summer visitors!). But with summer nearly over now, it’s time we took a few minutes to catch you up. Below is an […]

A New Disciple of Jesus Christ

15 April 2016 | by Bixby

I want to update you all on Souad. We spoke about her and her husband in a recent blog post. Ahcène her husband is a Christian and she is Muslim—both from Algeria. Though saved in his youth, Ahcène didn’t want to stop dating Souad though he knew it was wrong. Souad hadn’t wanted to stop […]

Tract for distribution following Paris attacks

3 March 2016 | by Bixby

In our December prayer letter, we informed you that we were working in conjunction with our mother church to prepare a special tract written specifically for Saint-Denis residents following the fear-inspiring Paris attacks and raid at Saint-Denis last November. An initial distribution in a number of neighborhoods in Saint-Denis was held on December 28. Since […]

Praise and prayer

13 November 2015 | by Bixby

Thankful for a good couples’ meeting at Saint-Denis with 20 couples present. (Albert Xandry spoke on spiritual communion between husband and wife.) Sobered to hear of the attacks happening simultaneously at the national soccer stadium 1.8 miles away (and elsewhere in Paris). Gladdened to see the Christian calm with which parents and friends can receive […]

First Worship Service in Sarcelles

15 October 2015 | by Bixby

The Lord blessed us with a good first morning corporate worship service this past Sunday at the same restaurant in which we have had the Discovery Meetings (one Sunday afternoon per month). There were 37 present by our count. From that number, six were local contacts we have made through the new work, two of […]

Sarcelles Bible Club

9 August 2015 | by Bixby

To culminate a series of two separate clubs that have been going on this year in our target region, on August 1 we held a combined club in the courtyard of the apartment complex in Sarcelles where one of the clubs has been being held. The Lord gave us a beautiful day. Our team had prepared […]