Arroyos Y Esteros, Paraguay

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The word “arroyos” is Spanish for “streams”.  The word “esteros” is Spanish for “marsh”.  This country town is named Arroyos Y Esteros because it is full of streams, brooks, and marsh land.  We are planting a church in this country town.  It has a population of about 20,000 souls.  The need in this town is great.

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Iglesia Bautista Agua Viva is Spanish for “Living Waters Baptist Church” based in John 4:10-14.

We have seen several souls saved in this area.  Just like in Caaguazu, we started meeting with these folks under a tree in the front yard of an elderly couple’s home.  We are now meeting in a small building that used to be a restaurant.  Please pray for the Lord to work mightily in this area, for many more souls to be saved, and for this small group of new converts to grow.

Here are a few pics of the work in Arroyos Y Esteros and of the place that we are renting to meet temporarily until we have the funds needed to purchase property and build a church building: