the end I said there was still time
to come to the morning church
service and gave the location.
The wife said, “We have to go; we
have to go.” They came ashore,
hired a taxi and came to church.
As a result, both of them trusted
Christ as their personal Savior.
The Word of God is powerful!
After these many years,
this radio ministry is still being
broadcast with Pastor Audley
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effectively teaching the Word
of God. The Scripture Truth Broadcast has
trips to Africa to teach pastors, to preach Bible
been heard over the BIMI Caribbean Radio
conferences and revival meetings and to help
Lighthouse for over 30 years.
build church buildings. They were sent and
The extension of the truth of Scripture
supported by West Indian churches. The WIBF
was blessed by the beginning of a summer
sponsors Caribbean Baptist Partners, a mission
Bible youth camp. This was a new method of
agency helping missionaries on various fields of
broadcasting the Gospel in the Caribbean.
The eight week summer camp program, for
In the early years of BIMI there were
the hearing and the deaf, enabled the churches
more missionaries in the Caribbean than in
to teach the Scripture Truth of salvation to
any other field. The Lord used Jim Cooper and
hundreds of young people. They acknowledged
Jack Harvey to plant churches in the Turks and
Christ as their Savior and Lord and many of
Caicos Islands. Then Brother Cooper and others
them are in full-time ministry for Christ. The
went to the Bahamas and planted more churches.
present attorney general and one of the judges
The Baptist Bible and the New Testament Baptist
of the Virgin Islands were saved at Camp
Churches have had large ministries. Both of these
Fortuna. churches have national pastors. Nassau Christian
The next step in obeying the Great
Academy has over thirteen hundred students.
Commission was the establishing of Bluewater
Dr. Pat Creed, Caribbean Director, has
Bible College and Institute (BBC). This was a
worked diligently enlisting missionaries and
ministry involving a number of fellow Baptist
support for the yet unreached souls of the
missionaries. Training men and women
Caribbean. The Dominican Republic, the first
from different islands has been the answer to
place Columbus landed in the new world, has
broadcasting the Gospel in the language of
very productive church planting ministries.
the people on most all of the islands of the
The thousands of souls saved and the
Caribbean. In January of this year graduates
hundreds of churches planted are the result of
who are pastors and Christian workers met
making disciples on each island.
for their 48th West Indies Baptist Fellowship
(WIBF) Conference on the island of Nevis,
Obeying the command to
where missionary Bob Faile planted the first
go, baptize, and teach is the
church. The conference was hosted by two
BBC graduates. The services were held at
answer to global missions.
Shiloh Baptist Church, where the Gospel has
been proclaimed for 35 years. There were over
275 delegates representing many islands in
attendance. Six BBC graduates have made mission
BIMI WORLD – Number 3, 2009