by Bob & Becky Ingram
When your mission field is a military installation,
gaining access to it is a top priority! It is relatively
easy to gain access to Ft. Benning. All you need is
a picture ID and the guard will allow you to pass
through the gate. Gaining access to soldiers is a
bit harder. God has been so good to us! He has
opened many huge gates for us.
I stand amazed at the unfettered daily access we
have to minister to soldiers. Recently, we were
met by a drill sergeant at the front doors of one
of the battalions where we conduct a Bible study.
He wanted me to talk and pray with a soldier who
had just received a Red Cross message about the
death of a loved one. As a rule, drill sergeants
would not seek us out but God opened this gate.
We praise God for the access to 1,081 soldiers
who came to our 8 weekly on-post Bible studies
in April. God also opened access to the hearts
of 153 soldiers who trusted Jesus Christ as their
Please pray for more “access” at Fort Benning!