The Shawn Bateman Family
Church-Planting Missionaries in Argentina
A SHORT INTRODUCTION
Hello! We are the Bateman family, missionaries to Argentina. This blog shares a little about who we are; where we’ve been; and where, by God’s grace, we are going. Our desire is that this blog will be used to inform you concerning our ministry and all things “missions.”
We hope that God uses it to challenge you to do more for the cause of world missions. Your comments and interactions are always welcome!
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We hope that God uses it to challenge you to do more for the cause of world missions.
May I ask you a question? What would hold you back? What would hold you back from resigning and moving your ministry somewhere else?
In the last article (You can read it here) I wrote about the explosive growth of the early Baptists and how the relocating of pastors helped multiply churches in those early years. In this article I would like to make it a bit more personal.read more
The story of the Baptists in The United States has always fascinated me. The persecution that they experienced in the beginning, their fight for religious liberty, and their growth and prosperity is something to marvel at. Look at these numbers I found in Thomas Kidd’s book “Baptists in America” In 1776, there were roughly ten thousand Baptists in America. By 1800, there were one hundred thousand, and by 1848, there were approximately eight hundred thousand.read more
The other day I went out to a store and I took Caroline with me. We stopped at a red light, when the light changed Caroline told me that she had looked out the window and saw a little girl. The little girl saw Caroline and stared back.read more
Shawn Bateman is a Christian, husband, father, and minister of Jesus Christ. He and his family are heading to Argentina to plant churches. Please consider partnering with us as we take the Gospel to Argentina!