“There never was a man in the world without a creed. What is a creed? A creed is what you believe. What is a confession? It is a declaration of what you believe. That declaration may be oral or it may be committed to writing, but the creed is there either expressed or implied.” ― B. H. Carrol
The Mission of Abide in Christ
Abide in Christ is a faith mission ministry dependent upon the Lord and Bible believing Christians to provide free of charge Bible teaching ministries to build up His church and to reach unbelievers for Jesus Christ.
Who Are We?
Wil and Ann served as missionaries in Panama, Ecuador, Honduras, and pastored Baptist churches in the U.S. He and Ann are graduates of William Carey University (B.A.), Azusa Pacific University (M.A.), and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Th.M.). They made numerous trips to Honduras with medical and evangelism teams while pastoring before serving as Field Director for a medical dental mission in Honduras. Wil also served as Director of Missions for Delta Baptist Association in Arkansas for ten years before retirement. He currently serves as Director of Missions for Abide in Christ, Inc. with mission projects in Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and India.
We participate with conservative, evangelical Bible believing organizations in plating churches, discipleship, and in some church construction. Pastors and church leaders of other evangelical groups are invited to study with us. The course material has been prepared from a perspective which represents the historical Christian theology, and is conservative, evangelical and Bible-centered. The Bible is the required curriculum content. We provide the students free of charge textbooks for each course.
The Purpose of Abide in Christ
The purpose of Abide in Christ is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and make disciples of all the nations, teaching them the Word of God, the Bible; provide Bible based curriculum for rural pastors and church leaders; shall educate by conducting seminary extension courses, workshops, seminars, revivals, Bible conferences, evangelism training to effectively equip and train leadership; actively participate in evangelism and discipleship of local communities throughout the world; to promote, participate in and conduct evangelistic and discipleship ministries worldwide; will educate the Christian community and provide financial assistance to pastors, national missionaries and ministries.
The Goal of Abide in Christ
Our goal is to evangelize, disciple and provide local pastors or church leadership with the basic knowledge and skills that are necessary to effectively fulfill their biblical responsibilities in the local church. At the end of our courses we want them to be able as pastors and teachers to prepare God’s people for service, so the body of Christ may be built up to the glory of God the Father.