ELEVEN Churches from ONE Tract
A tract freely given An event freely offered Salvation freely received
By Terry Jones
Does anyone really read a Gospel tract?
Do we need to continue to hand them out? Is
it really worth it? YES! One can never know
the impact one Gospel tract can have in lives
of those who receive them. Let me give you an
example. Not too long ago my wife, Kaye, and I
attended a national pastors' conference in
southeast Mexico. We were enjoying the
fellowship around the table when I began a
conversation with one of the pastors present.
Brother Pedro, his wife, Viki, and several
members of his congregation had traveled 16
hours on a bus to attend the conference. As
we enjoyed our whole fried fish (head, tail,
eyeballs and all) with beans, rice and tortillas,
I asked Pastor Pedro to tell me about the time
he met the Lord.
“I was 23, a drunkard, an idolater and
worldly.” he started. “My wife and I were sitting
in the park in the town square. I was drunk.
I had spent all my paycheck on liquor. It was
the weekend and we had nowhere to go. We
wanted to go to the Catholic festival but we
couldn't afford the food and other activities
they offered. While we were in the park, a
12-year -old boy handed me a Gospel tract and
an invitation to the Baptist church. I read the
tract but did not understand what it meant.
The invitation was to a Gospel movie and there
was to be refreshments afterwards. ‘We can do
that since it's free,' I thought. So we went.”
Pedro & Viki