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Abide in Christ is a faith 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.  Mission Statement

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NEW Divine Encounter in Guayaquil

NEW Study to Show Your Self Approved of God in Ecuador  PDF

NEW Seminary Extension in Guaranda, Ecuador    PDF

NEW Workmen Approved of God     PDF 

NEW Quichua Pastors and Wives'Conference 2012    PDF

NEW Teaching Evangelism by Doing It   PDF

NEW Miskito People Evangelism Training in Nicaragua PDF

Where Would You Begin?   PDF

Power of God to Salvation of Quechuas   PDF

Key Word Studies Doctrine Conference in Santo Domingo, Ecuador

Hunger for God's Word in Ecuador 

UPDATE Sowing and Reaping in Nicaragua   PDF 

Dr. John Howell's Evangelism Team Report on Ecuador  PDF

Pastor's Conference with the Quechuas in Riobamba, Ecuador August 2011    PDF 

Quechua churches in Riobamba, Gatazo, and Jipijapa, Ecuador in  June, 2011    PDF

Born to Multiply in Santo Domingo, Gataso, San Bardardo, and Guayaquil, Ecuador    PDF 
Evangelism Workshops in Wiwili, San Juan de Rio Coca, and San Raphael de Norte    PDF 

Ministry to Quechuas    PDF

Construction of new Baptist Mission Ocotal, Nicaragua    PDF 

Construction completed in Danli & Zapotillo - Evangelism Training in Teupasente

Powerful Personal Witness for Christ Over 500 Personal Decisions

Evangelism Workshops in Chachapoyas Peru

Evangelism Training in Nicaragua 2010

Las Crusitas Bible Institute in Honduras and the city of Talanga

Evangelism  Workshops four cities in Nicaragua

Evangelism Team in Lepaterique, Honduras

Evangelism Workshops with Nicaraguan Baptist pastors in Ocotal

Evangelism Team Witnessing in Danli and Zapotillo

 Evangelism and Construction Team Danli & Zapotillo January 2009

Evangelism Team in Palacaguina, Nicargua

Door-to-Door Evangelism Team at Las Acacias report by Dr. John Howell

Church that Meets in Pablo's House

Two New Missions Completed in Honduras

God at Work in Two New Mission Starts in Honduras

Evangelism Conference in Nicaragua

Gospel Outreach in
Regions Beyond

Medical Dental Evangelism and Church Growth

Graduation of Students
New Mission Churches

Preach the Gospel in Season
and Out

Mission Outreach in Danli, Honduras

Biblical Preaching & Teaching Course - Follow-up on Zapotillo

Baptist Mission Started in Zapotillo, Honduras

God in a
Cigar Factory!

Children's Bible Classes in Danli, Honduras

Baptism of new believers in Danli, Honduras

Bible Institute Courses by Extension

Juan Alberto Herrera's Testimony

First Bible Institute Course taught at Danli January 2005

Seminary Extension Courses in Managua, Nicaragua




Who are we?

La Esperanza

La Brea



San Francisco

Deaf Community



San Lucia

Tererro Blanco

El Playon de Paz

Report by Rex Henderson

Christian Missionaries and Missionary Christians
by Tom Ascol


"We never test the resources of God until we attempt the impossible"
-- F. B. Meyer


"We must do something!

Expect great things from God! Attempt great things for God!" -- William Carey,
father of the modern missionary movement.


"Anything God has ever done He can do now. Anything He has ever done anywhere, He can do here! Anything God has ever done for anyone He can do for us" - A. W. Tozer


Non-profit faith based Short-term Volunteer Mission Projects designed with a clear focus on church planting in rural areas of the world.

I Saw God Do It!
Wil & Ann Pounds



  • February 12, 2006 - Praise our great God and Savior for a wonderful opportunity to teach Biblical preaching to rural pastors and church leaders in Danli. Students studied Paul's Letter to the Philippians and preached through it. For their final exam each student gave a five minute sermon or Bible study from their favorite passage of Scripture. For three hours we sang  songs and preached. It was like a great Bible conference! Wil also preached at the new mission at Zapotillo. Over 40 children and adults were in attendance. Gabe Churchwell gave New Testaments to the those who did not have Bibles. Please begin praying of for next course Wil will teach the first week of April.

  • January 10, 2006 - Please pay for Wil Pounds and Gabe Churchwell February 2-11. Wil will be teaching a course on expository Bible preaching and teaching for pastors and church leaders at Alpha and Omega Baptist Church in Danli, Honduras. Gable will be working to distribute Bibles in every home, and school in Zapotillo where we began the new mission last October. Students from Wil's class on evangelism will also be helping in the distribution. We praise the Lord for His provision of airplane tickets and meeting the expenses for this trip.

  • October 27, 2005 a new Baptist mission was started in Zapotillo, Honduras. We also praise the Lord for 55 new believers as a result of the Personal Evangelism and Discipleship course Wil taught in Danli.

  • September 20, 2005 - We praise the Lord for pastor Saulo starting a Bible study/evangelism outreach at Zapotillo. Two school teachers have been praying for a Bible-believing church in their town. "We want a Baptist church that preaches what you preached when you came to our town with the medical-dental team three years ago." The first service had 18 in attendance. Also, we thank the Lord for Miguel, one of our students, who has a group of 24 new believers in a new subdivision in Danli. Please pray for Saulo, Miguel and these new outreaches. Pray for a Bible distribution of the town next year.

  • September 9, 2005 - We praise the Lord for His provisions, safety and excellent attendance for the course on Introduction and Survey of the New Testament. Also, God invited us to join Him in a ministry to 225 employees in a factory in Danli. God in a Cigar Factory Sixteen pastors and over 80 church leaders in Nicaragua are praying together and asking for the seminary extension courses to be taught there. Please pray for God's provisions. When He provides we will enter the door. Also, pray for our next course to be taught October 20-29 on Evangelism and Missions in Danli.

  • August 12, 2005 - We can give testimony to God's faithfulness. He has provided for the course on Introduction to the New Testament which will be taught by Wil August 20-26. Thank you for your prayers. Pray for illumination of the Holy Spirit for Wil and the students as they study in Danli, Honduras.

  • June 28, 2005 - We have been invited by 90 pastors and church leaders to provide Bible seminary extension courses in rural Nicaragua. Please pray for wisdom as we seek God's direction in this request. We want to enter this door only if the Holy Spirit is leading us. Pray that the Lord will provide textbooks. Pray for the Lord's direction and provision. We would like to begin this seminary extension in January 2006.

  • June 18-24, 2005 - Wil taught the third seminary extension course in Danli, Honduras. We praise the Lord for excellent response to the Introduction to the Old Testament with emphasis on Christ in the Old Testament. Wil's 220 page book Cristo en el Antiguo Testament, volume 1 covering Genesis - Psalms, arrived from the publisher in time for the course and was provided as a free gift to students. Victor Castro is busy working on proof reading volume 2 which covers the prophets of the Old Testament. The August course will be on the Introduction to the New Testament. John Havard worked on electrical wiring for Juan Alberto's house, and Brenda taught children Bible classes with emphasis on salvation bracelets for children. Beautiful response!

  • May 31, 2005 - Praise the Lord for providing the expenses for the June seminary extension courses in Danli, Honduras. Students are busy finishing up their April course and are excited about the next course on the Old Testament. Please pray for Wil's preparation and for the students.

  • April 28, 2005 - We give praise to our Great God and Savior for providing the funds to put the roof on the house of Juan Alberto in Danli, Honduras. Great is Thy faithfulness!  We will be able to finish his house before the rainy season starts. Thank you for praying for this faithful pastor who coordinates our work in Honduras.

  • Please pray for airplane tickets for the third seminary extension course Wil will teach in Danli in June. This course will be the "Introduction and Survey to the Old Testament." Students will also receive a copy of Wil's book, Cristo en el Antiguo Testamento (Tomo I - Genesis a los Salmos). Christ in the Old Testament, Vol. 1, Genesis to the Psalms is a 220 page book in Spanish. This material can also be found at www.AbideInChrist.org/.

  • Praise the Lord for an excellent week of ministry in Danli, Honduras April 4-9! Praise the Lord for the arrival of the text books. We enjoyed baptizing new believers, decisions for Christ and excellent classes. Thank you for praying! Baptism of new believers in Danli, Honduras April 2005

  • Pray for Seminary Extension classes April 4-9, 2005 in Danli, Honduras. Wil will translate for Bruce Kreutzer, Ph.D., who will teach the second course on Principles of Teaching. Praise the Lord for the arrival of the textbooks. Word from Juan Alberto is that 20 more students will attend this new class. Pray for the students during the week.

  • Praise the Lord for the 47 rural pastors, evangelists, and church leaders who studied Introduction to Bible Study and Interpretation in Danli, Honduras in January 2005. The response of the students who had a hunger to study God's Word was a definite confirmation that this is where God is at work. The students will spend two months continuing to study their text book and make practical application of their class room experience. First Bible Institute Course taught at Danli January 2005

  • Pray for the Lord's guidance as we move forward in preparing classes and make final preparations for the seminary extension ministry in Honduras to train rural pastors, evangelists and church workers. This is a joint ministry with the Missions Department at Luther Rice Seminary. Pray for Juan Alberto Herrera and Victor Castro and Wil Pounds. Please pray for us as we will deliver ten courses over the next two years. These Bible Institute courses are provide free of charge for all Honduran students. 

  • Praise the Lord for the response to two courses Wil taught in August for Luther Rice Seminary's Institute for Biblical Studies in Managua, Nicaragua. He taught courses on New Testament Survey and Church History to Nicaraguan pastors and church leaders. Seminary Extension Courses in Managua, Nicaragua

  • Praise the Lord for a successful Medical-Dental-Evangelism team trip to Nikoliev, Ukraine in October. We praise the Lord for providing the resources and funds through Temple Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS. The response of the churches and communities was excellent. Please continue to pray for the believers in this country.  Ukraine

  • Praise the Lord for our ministry to rural pastors in New Delhi, India. Over the past four years Pastor Hongsha has been publishing Wil's expository sermons and Bible teaching in the Deepti (means "Lamp") magazine for pastors. This is a beautiful twenty-five page, 8x11, "pulpit companion" magazine that exclusively uses Wil's studies. It is sent free of charge to over 2,000 Indian rural pastors in India. Will has been invited to speak at the Indian rural Pastors Conference. Please pray that the Lord will provide the round trip air tickets for this teaching ministry.
  • Pray as we seek the Lord's direction to take a medical-dental-evangelism team to Ecuador in late summer or early fall next year. If you are interested please contact us.
    Ann and I served in the Republic of Panama and 20 years in mission work in the Republic of Ecuador. During the last ten years we have worked with missions teams and Honduran pastors as Team Captain and Field Director in Honduras.

    We need small construction and evangelism team to work with us in rural towns and villages in Latin America.

    We will provide all logistics for the team, purchase of tickets, exit permits, professional documents, etc. Each person joining the team will be responsible for securing his own funds to cover air travel, room and board, and any personal expenses.
    If you sense the Lord would have you be a part of any of these opportunities to serve please feel free to contact us at the link below. Your prayers are greatly appreciated.
     --Wil & Ann
  • We will provide all logistics for the team, purchase of tickets, exit permits, professional documents, etc. Each person joining the team will be responsible for securing his own funds to cover air travel, room and board, and any personal expenses.

If you sense the Lord would have you be a part of any of these opportunities to serve please feel free to contact us at the link below. Your prayers are greatly appreciated.
 --Wil & Ann


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