Rev. Mark Machado’s Missionary Trip
I am here with a Ministry called, The Way of The Cross here is the “Casitas” we are staying in. I am staying with the Founder, Brother Ben, we are in the Blue one. It has two bebrooms, two bathrooms, a TV, kitchenette, and very good Air conditioners, Praise God! Brother Mark, Las Conchitas, Nicaragua.
The currency here is called Cordoba. For one US dollar you get about 28 Cordobas.
I know some of you are concerned about the virus from the mosquitos called Zika? Well today we went to get the chemicals and looked at the machine to apply it. There were many flies in the kitchen this morning but after fogging the compound I think I saw one fly and no mosquitos this late aftetnoon. Thank you Lord! Brother Ben and others helped make the fogging machine! Brother Mark Machado June 13th 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
This is the Chapel where we meet for prayer. We are expecting about 400 Pastors and leaders from about five states here in Nicaragua to help us with the soul winning crusade! We will have eleven large buses to take us to the schools and streets to give the message of Jesus Christ the Saviour of the world! Brother Mark Machado Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
This is Brother Simon who has a blessed voice to sing. He has sung with Brother Bill Gaither, who is also his friend. He sang his version of “I did it my way ” But changed it to, “I did it God’s way”! Brother Mark Machado, Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
There are 283 chairs ready for the crowd tomorrow morning after prayer we are going into the cities here in Nicaragua to give the invitation to thousands to accept Christ as their personal Saviour! My group will be going to many different schools. June 14th 2016 Brother Mark Machado Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
You can see the volcano in the distance at night. It is far away and the compound is built on a hill. Brother Mark Machado June 14th 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
The team gathers every evening for prayer and song! June 14th 2016 Brother Mark Machado Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
Brother Simon is fine now but had problems swallowing this morning. After being ministered to he is eating, and singing fine! Praise God! Brother Mark Machado June 14th 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
Our neighboring volcano is still smoking this morning early. Brother Mark Machado June 15th 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
Many people are coming for our first day of mass envangelism from buses in other cities and states in this country. Brother Mark Machado June 15th 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
Our American team of musicians are leading in music while the crowed is gathering. Brother Mark Machado June 15th 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
Our first stop at a primary school I gave the message of Jesus Christ the Saviour and 16 accepted Christ as their personal Saviour! Thank you Lord! Brother Mark Machado, June 15th 2016 Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
Here, my interpreter Brother Willie(left), a precious man of God was praying for the head of a college we stopped at to ask permission to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He not only said yes but gave us a stamped permission document to go anytime as long as we have the permission slip.
We will go in a couple of days when we can fit into our schedule! Thank you Heavenly Father for your grace and love in opening these doors of utterance! Brother Mark Machado June 15th 2016 Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
Looks like we are in the same room as an earlier picture? You are right! But in the afternoon the secondary students come to class. Here about 18 accepted Christ to the Glory of God! Brother Mark Machado June 15th 2016 Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
On our final stop of the day 26 accepted Christ, all but 2 in the class came to the Lord in faith! Not all are in the picture. Our team won about 900 to Christ and all 11 teams won over 8,000 to Christ today to God’s Glory!
“He that winneth souls is wise…” Thank you Father! Brother Mark Machado June 15th 2016 Masaya, Masaya, Nicaragua
Brother Simon on the left is giving testimony that he has been singing Gospel songs for about 50 years. Brother Ben on the right in the red shirt is the founder and head organizer for this ministry, The Way of The Cross. June,15th, 2016 Las Conchitas, Masaya, Nicaragua
Here is our evangelistic team…we are all very serious for winning souls! Praise God!