Thursday, November 30, 2017

BVSA Honduras... almost there!

we are excited to say that we are very close to re-opening the Buena Vista Sports Academy of Honduras!  the village of Travesia is a place desperate for Jesus, and we are anxious to be back.

we believe in our BVSA model!  we have seen countless lives changed, generational sins broken, and an entire village impacted.  and we are committed to planting more BVSA academies in tough places around the world.

BVSA Missionary Training Program
we have spent the last several months in an intensive missionary training program with our honduras missionaries.  we strategically divided the training into 2 parts:

1) Missionary Life Training:  The Great Commission, What to Expect in the Mission Field, Language and Immersion, Financial Integrity, the Impact of Missions on the Family, Crossing Cultures, When Helping Hurts, Safety & Security, and more.

2) BVSA Operational Training:  BVSA's Core Beliefs (Overall Vision, Planting Procedures, Financial Integrity), Bible Teaching,  Soccer Program, Education Program, Finances & Administration, Nutrition & Hygiene, Hosting Mission Teams, and more.


Goers and Senders
we have the "goers" all set to oversee the honduras academy.  its a great group of missionaries - follow these links to read more about jason, axel, and the foster family.  Jesus said "the harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly for the Lord to send out laborers in his harvest."

we are thankful for our laborers who have left home, jobs, family, conveniences and comforts for the sake of taking the name of Jesus to the nations!

now we're praying for more "senders" to get behind our "goers"!

Start-up costs
we need to raise approximately $30,000 to get the academy where it needs to be before opening.  this funding will finish our on-site soccer field and facilities, as well as purchase some basic needs such as a washer/dryer, large freezer, and some basics to get our weight-room started.

Ongoing costs
we are praying for a team of monthly supporters to help cover our approximate $3,000 per month operational budget.  this budget includes staff salaries, the daily feeding program (approximately 800 lunches per month!), and all monthly bills and operational expenses.

i read this recently in randy alcorn's book titled "money, possessions, & eternity":

“The need is desperate.  Isn’t it time we emptied our pockets to help reach the world for Christ?  Like those who pray, those who give are partners with those who go (colossians 4:2-4; Philippians 1:4-5).  Some can go.  All can pray.  All can give.  Will you?
As you consider your answer, imagine for a moment the warm voice of someone from a different culture - perhaps with a different color of skin - coming to you in heaven, embracing you and whispering, “thank you - you brought us the gospel, and that is all that matters.”

what a thought, right?!  would you consider partnering with us?  if God leads you, please click here.  and you can always contact me directly by using the email link on the same page.

lets finish the mission by working together in taking the name of Jesus to the nations!  Matthew 24:14

THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS!
BVSA Missionary Family


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