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The Rardins – November 2019

2019-12-05T12:56:45-06:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

The Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad (Psalm 126:3).  This Thanksgiving season, we are rejoicing and giving thanks to God for how good He has been to Liberty Baptist Church here in Mexico City. On November 10, we celebrated the church's fifteenth anniversary.  God has brought us a long way since the church began after a week-long evangelistic meeting with a group of about 35 people meeting in a classroom in the back of a private elementary school.  To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin, please click the link below. The Rardins - November 2019

The Rardins – October 2019

2019-10-08T15:30:16-05:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

This summer we had the blessing of taking our second son, Jackson, to Bible college to study for the ministry as well as return our daughter, Kellie, to finish her last year there at Fairhaven Baptist College.  We also were able to visit some churches in the States and we feel privileged to become partners in missions with Lighthouse Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA, as well as Longview Baptist Temple in Texas.  In our absence our church had a back-to-school Sunday with a great summer attendance of 277 with over 150 on the buses, 94 children, and 183 adults. To continue [...]

The Rardins

2019-09-05T09:41:36-05:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

This last spring, Pastor Mark Smith of Faith Baptist Church of Tacoma, WA, let me know that they wanted to design and print 75,000 New Testaments for us through the Bible and Literature Missionary Foundation and that they would be ready to ship in August. To continue reading the update for Clint Rardin, please click the link below. The Rardins - August 2019

The Rardin Family

2019-06-20T13:31:05-05:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

"Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us" (Ephesians 3:20).  This has been the memory verse for our adult and teen Sunday School classes the last few weeks, and we have seen its truth demonstrated in our services this past spring evangelistic campaign. To continue reading the update from Clint Rardin please click the attached link.  The Rardin Family - June 2019

The Rardin Family

2019-04-11T10:49:50-05:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , , |

God has been blessing with two new ministries that we have begun these last couple of months.  In our new RU addiction recovery program, Todos Transformados, we have seen an average of almost 30 students every Friday and, after nine weeks, we have had only one Friday with no new visitors.  Several of the new students have attended or are still attending our church every Sunday.  The program is now being advertised on the radio once a week.  We hope to see some come to the RU program through that medium as well. To continue reading the latest update from Clint [...]

The Rardin Family – November 2018

2018-12-06T12:59:49-06:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

This Thanksgiving week, we are praising God for the most successful evangelistic campaign we have ever had.  I attribute it to God's working in the lives of our people and their spiritual growth and maturity in the last couple of years. Click the link below to continue reading the latest update from Clint Rardin. The Rardin Family November 2018 prayer letter

The Rardins – Mexico

2018-10-18T14:53:11-05:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

We have been back in Mexico City a little over five weeks, and our church is going strong with a full auditorium on Sunday mornings and good attendances in the evening and midweek services.  Brother Oscar did a good job preaching during our absence and has one more year of training in the Bible Institute.   About an average of 15 people are going out knocking on doors on Saturday mornings and another 15 on Tuesday nights are passing out tracts to the Jews in Polanco.  Others visit on the routes on Saturday. Click the link below to continue reading the latest [...]

The Rardin Family in Mexico

2018-09-11T15:42:14-05:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , , |

September 4, 2018 Dear Praying Friends, This last Saturday evening we arrived in Mexico City after a year-long, pleasant furlough.  Rhonda, my wife, came down with shingles the last two weeks of our travels. This was very difficult for her, but she is feeling better.  Please continue to pray for her. We returned to a strong church with a great attendance of 226 this last Sunday and fifteen people participating on our Tuesday night Jewish Outreach.  That evening I was able to visit in the home of a new Jewish contact named Nathan who has already attended our church once in [...]

Rardin Family – Mexico

2018-07-19T15:01:06-05:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: , , |

Dear Praying Friends, We continue to hear good news from Liberty Baptist Church in Mexico City. Since my visit the first Sunday of May, souls have continued to be saved and baptized, including Laura, who our newly saved and baptized pharmacist, Jose Luis, had invited a couple of weeks ago. Our entire family is now traveling this summer visiting churches in the South and Far West.  It will probably be the last time our entire family will be able to spend this much time together.  Our daughter, Kellie, a junior in college, will be continuing her studies in Elementary Education at [...]

Mexico City Update – May 2018

2018-05-16T10:06:33-05:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: |

Dear Praying Friends, Good things are happening in Mexico City during our absence.   The church celebrated Kid's Day to begin the spring campaign. They had 362 in attendance -- 199 adults and 163 children.  Twelve adults and 5 children made decisions.  I flew down for their Mother's Day celebration on the 6th of May.  They have it on a different date in Mexico.   We had 181 adults, 262 altogether.  The auditorium was full of people.  Two were saved. Even in the weeks leading up to the spring campaign, souls were being saved. Eduardo and his family have been coming to [...]

Mexico City Update

2022-01-20T09:11:38-06:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: |

  Dear Praying Friends, “For though I be absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ” (Colossians 2:5).  It has been a blessing to hear of the church in Mexico City thriving in our absence.  They have had attendances as high as 221 a couple of times with over 150 adults filling the auditorium and 70 children in the junior churches. The last few Sundays, they have seen two people saved.  Amerika is a twelve-year-old girl whose parents, Anselmo and Katarina, were led to [...]

Mexico City Update – June 2017

2017-06-06T12:09:34-05:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: |

Dear Praying Friends, So much has happened since I last wrote.  First of all, I have some sad news.  As those who receive our updates know, Daniel Juarez, one of our students in the Bible Institute, passed away at 23 years of age in March. Danny was one of the most spiritual and sincere Christians I have known.  Because of his constant battles with his kidneys (he was on dialysis 10 hours a day), he had stared death in the face many times and knew his time could be short.  Because of this, he tried to live life to the fullest [...]

Mexico City Update May 2017

2017-05-04T13:52:11-05:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: |

Dear Praying Friends. Thank you so much for praying for Kid's Day.  God answered all of our prayers with a great attendance and souls saved.  We broke our attendance record with 417 testing the capacity of our building with 220 adults and 197 children, in spite of a three-day weekend (May Day is Mexico's Labor Day).  Ten adults were dealt with at the invitation and made a decision as well as 16 children in junior church.  We had 243 on the routes. It was great to see Estela, who was saved with her husband Marcelo in church a couple of months [...]

Mexico City Update

2017-03-12T19:22:26-05:00March 12th, 2017|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|

Dear Friends: Our church attendance this year showed that many of the new families of the fall are continuing to attend.  One Sunday, we had 218 in church, rivaling our campaign attendances (38 over last year’s average).  The amazing thing is that we had an average children’s attendance of 63 but an adult attendance of 155, which really packed out the auditorium.  We had to set metal chairs in the back and around the sides of the platform.  Our attendance continues to average around 200. Our emphasis this year is “Grow in Grace” (II Peter 3:18).  We have seen better attendance [...]

Mexico City Update

2018-05-16T10:05:53-05:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Missionaries, Rardins in Mexico|Tags: |

This last December we had time to reflect on the last twenty years of ministry in the Mexico City area and to thank God for all that He has accomplished through us. The church that we helped establish in the northern suburbs of Mexico City, Northside Baptist Church, continues to go forward with an average of 200 in attendance and five bus routes.  Pastor Luis Santana and his wife Gabriela, both graduates of our Bible Institute, are doing an outstanding job.  Out of this church, another church was started in rural Mexico.  It now has an attendance of over 100, and [...]

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