Teaching men to fish
by Anne Harman on January 26, 2015 in news
The adage is well-known: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Texas Baptists are both "giving fish" and "teaching to fish" — physically and spiritually — by providing $103,000 to equip IMB missionaries to teach people how to sustain a fish farm in South America and meet other needs around the globe.
When Gus Reyes, director of Baptist General Convention of Texas' Christian Life Commission, was seeking help to allocate funds from The Texas Baptist Hunger Offering, he reached out through the Baptist Hispanic network. IMB's Hispanic Mobilization team eagerly...