Welcome to 1 Page A Day
Welcome to 1 Page A Day! God has led us to begin a new ministry that has grown from our long term partnerships in Ensenada, Mexico.
“Faith comes from hearing and hearing by the Word of Christ.”
Romans 10:17 – NASB
WHAT IS 1 PAGE A DAY?
Jeff talks about how 1 Page A Day Began
ENHANCING FAITH IN ENSENADA
Reading just “1 page a day” of the Word of Christ will reveal God’s truth and enhance the process of producing faith in the heart.
There are rehab centers on every corner in Ensenada, Mexico. The residents are called inmates. It would be a mistake to picture an American rehabilitation center. The environment is a building with concrete walls and floors, rows of bunk beds in tight quarters in a locked-down facility surrounded by a barb wire fence. The inmates come from drug and alcohol addictions, criminal and violent behavior and broken families. In most cases, this is the last stop before a Mexican prison. Most feel trapped in the lifestyle and don’t know how to escape. These men and women, aged 12 – 65, are mostly a forgotten people. They will stay in the rehab for 3- 6 months, then return to the world they knew before. How many will turn their life around?
Jeff Lamb’s personal testimony of God’s redemption has much in common with the rehab center inmates. Several years ago, God began leading Jeff into a ministry of evangelism in prisons and rehab centers, both locally and in Mexico. God blessed Jeff with the ability to connect with inmates – they want to hear the truth and they want a new life. The evangelism was effective – hundreds have accepted Christ. However, it became obvious that more was needed. These new believers, from vastly different backgrounds, needed to be discipled and learn the basics of the Christian life.
We started this ministry in Fall 2020 with nine rehab centers. By the time the first course was complete, God brought an additional 11 rehabs. God was moving much faster than we had ever expected. Within 6 months of beginning, we are reaching 800 people per week with discipleship training. There are 15 more rehabs on the waiting list, but we don’t yet have the resources to accommodate them. Two 11-week courses have been completed and the results are WOW. God is at work, leading the way and it’s our job to follow Him.
Maria, one of the Rehab Center directors, became interested in the material that was being taught to the inmates. She started attending and God began to do work in her. She accepted Christ as her Savior and soon began attending a local church and bringing some of the inmates with her.