Jackson pastor leads Hispanic mission team to other side of globe
Editor’s Note: The Week of Prayer for International Missions is underway through Dec. 9. Every December since 1888, the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering has empowered Southern Baptists’ international missions work. The goal for this year’s Lottie Moon offering is $160 million.
By Grace Thornton
Writer, International Mission Board
RICHMOND, Va. — Daniel Tuchez remembers the day he got the call.
“Jason called me and said, ‘I need you to pray about this city in Southeast Asia, because it is going to be opening up, and maybe there are opportunities,” relayed Tuchez, who serves as pastor of Iglesia Bautista El Shaddai in Jackson, Tenn.
It was a big deal. But the call itself wasn’t a surprise. In the years before, Tuchez had accompanied Jason Carlisle, the IMB’s director of Hispanic mobilization, on many trips. [Read more…]