Category Archives: Church-Planting

There is a need for hope and community building / Hay una necesidad de esperanza y construir una comunidad

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-based) After a couple of days of engaging in meetings, I just wanted to go home and rest. It was late at night when I landed at DFW airport when I contacted Uber … Continue reading

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Be Calm / Manteniéndose en Calma

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Amid turbulent times, the need to remain calm and take control as much as possible is a must and a challenge. Remaining calm and gaining control will set the stage to think … Continue reading

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The Work of Your Fingers / El Obra de Sus Dedos

The Work of Your Fingers by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) It was early morning, I opened my Bible and began to read Psalm 8. I was preparing to attend both Iglesia Menonita Hispana and MennoCon 19 conventions … Continue reading

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Be the good news / Seamos las Buenas Nuevas

Be the good news      by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) “To me the key is to go out and make disciples and not just stay inside of the four walls of a church building.”  In order … Continue reading

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Turning the world upside down / Trastornando al mundo

Turning the world upside down by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) While reflecting on Acts 17, I remembered a song that emphasizes Jesus as the God of the poor and the marginalized, the God who works at the … Continue reading

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It was shocking! / ¡Fue impactante!

It was shocking! by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) As a first-generation immigrant, I find Cornelius’ experience shocking, intriguing, challenging and hopeful (Acts 10:44-46 NRSV).  It looked like a culturally and religiously shocking experience! This is how I … Continue reading

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What’s Our Message? / ¿Cuál es nuestro mensaje?

What’s Our Message?     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) In a recent conversation with some friends, we reflected on our preaching – the nature and content of the message. In addition, we asked, how are we living … Continue reading

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A Conversation Over Coffee / Conversaciones Disfrutando un Cafecito

by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) We just wanted to have a conversation over Cuban coffee. At least, this was the original intention, but it seemed that God had other plans for us. As soon pastor Damian and I … Continue reading

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Inviting Jesus to the Table! / ¡Invitando a Jesús a la Mesa!

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) While reading and reflecting on Mark 6, the missionary discourse of the sending of the twelve, it took me back in time to revisit a church planting experience. As I recall it, … Continue reading

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Proclamar el evangelio, es proclamar a Jesucristo

By Byron Pellecer En las últimas semanas he estado reflexionando sobre la carta de Pablo a los romanos. Me he impresionado en gran manera la experiencia de la conversión y compromiso de Pablo con la Gran Comisión. Son convicciones son … Continue reading

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