Ministry Update: Special Meeting about Building, More Visitors

Tomorrow afternoon, John and I will head up to the headquarters of  London City Mission to discuss the possibility of using one of their vacant buildings as the more permanent home of Downham Baptist Church. Please pray for this meeting, as we will be discussing the particulars of using this building for the church. It […]

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Ministry Update: Mission conference, Two more visitors, Youth meeting

Chris and I had the privilege to preach a mission conference at Chelsea Community Baptist Church at the end of October. The goal of the conference was to stir up the church to get involved in local and overseas mission work. We preached on “What is missions?”, “Where is Missions?”, and “How can I be involved in […]

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Snode Prayer Letter – November 2, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, Last month, we distributed about 10,000 gospel invitations in the Downham area. The Lord really blessed with 19 first-time visitors coming to the church! Most of those visitors are people from the local area who received an invitation. Apart from our church-planting team, we have about a dozen people who […]

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Ministry Update: 3500 Invitations, Market Stall, 2 Visitors, Upcoming Events

Tuesday through Thursday morning, our team was out in the community putting leaflets through letterboxes. We also went out as a church on Saturday to pass out leaflets. In total, we were able to get out about 3500 invitations this past week. God has been blessing our outreach efforts, as most of our visitors at […]

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Snode Prayer Letter – October 1, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, The month of September got off to a very exciting start with the ordination service of Pastor James Wilson. James was born in Donegal, Ireland and saved as a young man while living in Corby, England. God first started working in his heart about going into the ministry as a […]

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Ministry Update: Building Update, New Leaflets, New Podcast

Here is a brief update about how things have been going here in the ministry: In addition to the church plant in Downham, I have been helping teach and preach at College Park Baptist Church in Lewisham recently. I am teaching through 1 John on Wednesdays, and I preached their harvest services this past Sunday. […]

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Report: Vision London and Northern Ireland by Austin Gardner

My pastor, Austin Gardner recently visited with us and wrote a report about his trip on his blog here. I wanted to repost the article in its entirety here on my website. I thought you might enjoy hearing about his trip and his thoughts about the work here in Europe. I am so thankful for my […]

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Ministry Update: Second Week at Downham Baptist Church

On Tuesday, my pastor, Austin Gardner preached at Downham Baptist Church. He and his wife Betty were with us for nearly a week, helping out in the ministry and encouraging us in the work. I am so thankful for his friendship and mentoring. I have known him since 1999 when I was a student in […]

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Ministry Update: Ordination Service Report

The ordination service for James Wilson on this past Thursday was a real highlight in our ministry and in the work at Northwest Baptist Church in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It was very encouraging to recognise the character, call, and gifts of James into the ministry and to see the work that God is doing in […]

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Snode Prayer Letter – September 1, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, Last night, we held our first  official service for a new church plant called Downham Baptist Church. The Lord blessed with a family of four visiting with us. We met them during the week while out door-knocking, and it was a real joy to have them visit with us. We […]

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