Wayne Jenkins works on a painting, one of many gifts for the associational missionary. By J. Gerald Harris NEWNAN, Ga. – While Wayne Jenkins has spent his life serving the Lord, first in Georgia, then in Germany as a servant of Christ with the International Mission Board, and now as one of Georgia Baptists’ associational […]
International missionaries Edward Abiel Stevens and his wife Elizabeth Lincoln Haven Stevens. By Charles Jones . . . present your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. (Romans 12:1) It was called a “living funeral,” a rare occurrence not to be easily forgotten. People had gathered on the docks at […]
Carrie Valerius served as a missionary to Brazil. IMB/GETTY IMAGES
“Cancer is not my biggest problem. Jesus has already taken care of my biggest problem…”
“We have had some very positive feedback.”
“Who will figure out how to reach this population before they die and go to hell?”
In a conversation with Amy, Carter told her that even though he didn’t want to go there, he couldn’t get Portland off his mind. “She would cry and say, ‘I can’t either.'”
She was always ready to help and be at the forefront of things, though remaining humble and kind. Her presence brought peace and grace to all she would meet.