Help Us Buy a Building for Northwest Baptist Church!

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As many of you know, we spent our first nine years in the UK in Northern Ireland planting Northwest Baptist Church in Derry/Londonderry.

Derry is a city that has been at the heart of the modern-day “Troubles” and has experienced its share of pain. The unique cultural, religious, and political factors has made it a very resistant area for the gospel and church planting. But the city desperately needs gospel-preaching, Bible-teaching churches.

2014-09-04 21.04.29Northwest Baptist Church is the first Baptist church in that part of the city! The church has been blessed over the years with conversions, baptisms, and real spiritual growth. God is using the church, under the leadership of local pastor, James Wilson, to make a real impact through weekly services, faithful Bible teaching, street and house-to-house evangelism, a radio ministry, and many other ways.

One big final hurdle for the church to become fully indigenous is to purchase a building for the church. For years, they have met in rented facilities, but we are hoping to purchase for them their own building.

derryThe church is going to try to pay for half of the building through special offerings and a mortgage, but I am trying to help them by raising the other half – $75,000. We have set a deadline of March 31, 2016 to have the $75,000 raised, and I need your help!

I would like to ask you to pray about giving a generous one-time donation to the Northwest Baptist Church building fund.  Maybe you could make this a special project for your missions conference or a part of your Christmas offering.

If you would like to give, you can do so via paypal or check:
1) Click the “Ministry Fund & Special Project” Paypal button in the menu or sidebar.
2) Enter the amount you would like to give.
3) Login and put “NWBC Building” in the special instructions box.
4) Click Donate now!
1) Making your check out to “MWBM.”
2) Put “Snode – NWBC Building” in the memo.
3) Mail to: MWBM, PO Box 519, Braselton, GA, 30517, USA

If you plan to give toward this project in the future or a monthly basis, can you please let me know via so that we can keep a running total of how much has come in and how much remains.

Thank you so much for your faithful prayers and support over the years. I genuinely believe that only eternity will reveal how much God has used you and your support here in the UK and Ireland. If you have any questions about the project, please contact me: or 678-871-9610.

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