appointment service in Fort Worth
___FORT WORTH--More than 30 candidates for
missionary service around the world are slated to be appointed by the
Southern Baptist International Mission Board March 31 at 7 p.m. at
Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth.
___The service, which is open to the public, is
the highlight of Global Missions Week, a triennial event sponsored
jointly by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the IMB.
___"It's a time to saturate the campus
with information on what God is doing around the world and how students
can be involved in missions," said the IMB manager of event
coordination. "It will speak to the unique needs found on the
appointees are several Fort Worth-area natives and graduates of
Kristie Aderholt, of Canyon and San Antonio, respectively, are preparing
to coordinate mission work in Hungary in cooperation with the Hungarian
___After serving as an
International Service Corps missionary to Norway and Romania through the
IMB, Aderholt and his wife, who also served as an International Service
Corps missionary to Russia, responded to God's call to return to Eastern
___"It was in Norway that God
taught me to fall in love with ministry, but it was in Romania that God
taught me to fall in love with missions," Aderholt said. "To my
surprise, he also began to instill within me a heart for the mistreated,
deceived and despondent people of Central and Eastern Europe."
___Irving native David Saine found his call to
missions intertwined with his profession as a chiropractor.
___"I wanted to be a doctor in order to help
people," he said. "The more I was exposed to people's various health
problems, I found myself having a very strong concern for their
spiritual state as well."
mission trip to Ivory Coast, Saine and his wife, Lisa, felt ready for
missions service. The couple is planning to work in Tanzania among the
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