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The Rardin Family – August 2022

2022-09-01T14:01:19-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

God is our help and our shield (Psalm 33:20).  As many of you know, a van that we had rented for our trip to camp blew a tire, control was lost due to some other issues with the steering, and after hitting the burn of the edge of the highway, our van rolled over several times.  God protected us in a wonderful way and only I received the brunt of the collision.  The 14 boys with me in the van climbed out through the windows with barely a scratch.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the [...]

The Rardins – July 2022

2022-07-25T14:50:17-05:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

Hope you had a Happy July Fourth!  We are so thankful for the independence of our country that created a nation that would truly be a city on a hill, not only to shine the light of freedom for the world, but more importantly the light of the glorious gospel. To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardin Family July 2022 prayer letter

The Rardins – May 2022

2022-06-02T11:25:18-05:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

Thank you for praying for our Holocaust Memorial service, organized by Mary Carmen, the IBJM missionary that attends our church.  I was seated on the platform next to the Israeli ambassador to Mexico, Zvi Tal, for two hours.  He was very cordial and open with the people who came to the event.  A good number of Jewish visitors came including the faculty of a private Jewish school. To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - May 2022

The Rardins – April 2022

2022-05-05T11:24:56-05:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

With Mexico City having taken all Covid restrictions off at the end of February and the count of new omicron cases falling, we have seen our attendances continually going up with a high day of 236 in church with 181 taxing our auditorium's capacity just like in the good old pre-Covid days.  Our routes have been a little lower than usual, but we have been seeing as many as over 130 drive-in as several families have returned.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - April 2022

The Rardins – February 28, 2022

2022-03-10T14:42:17-06:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

In December, we celebrated 25 years in Mexico.  God gave us the gift of seeing several people return to church that month.  Some I hadn't seen in almost two years and others in more than eight years.  Darlene, a diplomat from Haiti, who was saved and baptized in our church, hadn't come to church in almost two years because of Covid.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - February 2022

The Rardins – November 2021

2021-12-02T14:55:07-06:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

Today I was counting our blessings and how grateful I am for even the little things that make life pleasant.  Every morning, I walk to our church to pray with our schoolteachers.  It is a pleasant five-minute walk through a nicely landscaped apartment complex with plenty of trees.  A "cold" front has come in lately and it has been nice to wake up to a temperature in the low 50's and walk to school with fallen yellow and brown leaves crunching under my feet.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - [...]

The Rardin Family – September 2021

2021-10-25T11:25:30-05:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

Thank you for praying for the opening of the new mission near the airport.  We have so far given out 15,000 invitations door-to-door.  We are in the rainy season where it rains almost every day.  Great time to open a mission, right?  The first day late afternoon we got rained on pretty good, so I prayed that God would hold back the rain while we went door to door.  It rained while we drove to our location and rained after getting back in the car, but not once since the first day did it rain while passing out invitations!  God is [...]

The Rardins – August 2021

2021-08-31T12:53:01-05:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

Even though the federal government said that Mexico City should be in red light again, our Mayor said they did not take into account the millions in the city that have been vaccinated; so, the city would remain in orange, but without the previous economic restrictions.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - August 2021

The Rardins – June 2021

2021-07-01T13:54:40-05:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

God blessed our church in April and May beginning with three baptisms on Sunday including Sara, a woman in our church who had seen her grown sons reached through the RU program and has brought many family members out.  Now she has finally become a member.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click the link below. The Rardins - June 2021

The Rardins – April 2021

2021-04-26T14:14:02-05:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

The theme for this year is "He that Winneth Souls is Wise."  Much of the preaching has been towards that theme.  In Sunday school we have been studying the ministry of Christ which is full of lessons on soulwinning.   To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - April 2021  

The Rardins – March 2021

2021-03-18T10:45:54-05:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , , , |

We are so thankful that since February 21, we have been able to meet in our church again. We are also thankful that we were able to meet for six weeks in the social hall rented by our mission.  Since returning to services in our building, our attendance has gone up to 176 despite not running our buses and having about 50 members still not attending because of Covid.  We are still having two services, but if all the adults were together, every seat in the auditorium would be filled. To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click the [...]

The Rardins – January 2021

2021-02-09T14:19:01-06:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

We pray that you had a happy new year, and that this year will be better than the last.  Despite dozens (including a couple of dozen members) still not attending because of Covid, we had 250 in attendance our first Sunday of our fall evangelistic compaign at the end of October.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click on the link below. The Rardins - January 2021

The Rardins – August 2020

2020-09-03T11:40:53-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , , |

The last two weeks we have seen our church attendance get up to about two thirds of what it was before Covid (167 this week).  We are not running the buses currently, although several of the families from the routes are coming.  The families of the most physically vulnerable as well as several doctors and nurses in our church still have not returned to church (about 70 people). To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click the link below. The Rardins - August 2020

The Rardins – June 2020

2020-06-18T11:15:21-05:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

As I wrote in our last prayer letter, the church was on all eight cylinders with the highest average attendances, souls saved and baptised every week, and 12 members received into the church in just a few weeks; then we hit the wall of the corona scare in Mexico.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click the link below. The Rardins - June 2020

The Rardins – March 2020

2020-03-26T14:46:21-05:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , , |

From the 18th of January, when we returned from taking three of our kids back to the States to Bible college until the 15th of March, our church has had the best two months of its history.  We have had high days of attendance of up to 255, with many new visitors bouth from the routes and the neighborhood around us, and we are not even in an evangelistic campaign with our buses running the normal averag of about 100. To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click the link below. The Rardins - March 2020

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