TPI NEWS & EVENTS

January Newsletter

During the holiday season, life is a bit of a sprint. All good things, but just a lot to fit into a short amount of time. From Christmas parties, to end-of-year nonprofit responsibilities, to seeing friends, and lots of quality time with family (which I LOVE),...

Serving with TPI

Our first exposure to Training Pastors International came as a result of being trained in Pioneer Evangelism (PE) through our church, Bellevue Baptist in Memphis, TN. Our first opportunity to teach PE was with TPI the summer of 2011 in Honduras. It was an incredibly...

2017 Mid-year TPI Ministry Update

As you can see from the figures above, God continues to work among us at TPI! The gospel is being presented. People are placing their faith in Christ as Savior and Lord. God's truth is being preached from thousands of pulpits. New disciples are following Christ in...

My Trip to Cuba

I was blessed with the opportunity to fly to Cuba to spend some time with our TPI Staff and our Student Pastors in April. Because Cuba is a communist country, it is not open to ministries from outside the country operating within its borders. Since I have been...

A New Thing

This has been a very busy last 2 months! I have spent the last several weeks traveling around visiting with many of you to share updates of how God is continuing to work through our efforts across Central & South America. Last week, I returned from visiting our TPI...

Mrs. Shackelford’s Contribution

This month, I received a notification that Mrs. Elna Shackelford had passed away. Mrs. Shackelford lived in Florence, Alabama and was 93 years young when the Lord called her home to be with Him. She had been a committed prayer supporter of our ministry work over the...

Board Retreat Recap

Our 2017 TPI Board of Directors came together for our annual Board Retreat on February 2nd through the 4th which was hosted by our Church Partner Broadmoor Baptist Church in Ridgeland, Mississippi. During our time together, Gustavo Valladares and Juan Omar Lopez...

End of the Earth | August 2016

Pastors clamor to be trained by TPI in rural areas throughout Central and South America where seminary is just not an option due to financial & geographic limitations. They long to take the Good News of Christ to the people in their communities with confidence. After...

Serving with TPI in Nicaragua

Even though we spoke through a translator, I never felt like a foreigner. From the moment we arrived, our hosts and translators treated us like family members who were aligned behind achieving a common mission. They were clear about our purpose while at the same time...