Learning to Lead

Thank you so much for coming alongside and partnering with me in the call that God has placed on my life. God has been moving mightily this last month, and I am so thankful for your prayers, which have been evident in my life. 

Over this past month, I have traveled to Mexico to help lead the School of Missions, prepared to teach an online Bible class, and have prayed for the next steps God has for me after the school is finished. Since I was laid off prior to coming to Mexico, I have been able to put all of my time and focus on the work of the Lord and have grown in my studying of the Word of God in order to be better equipped for teaching. I have been blessed to be able to spend all of my time with the students in Mexico without having to worry of returning home to other things. 

Being here in Mexico has been a huge blessing to me because God has been using me in a unique way where I can come alongside the students and connect with them on a different level as a former student. Over the past 3 weeks of the school, I truly have connected with the guys and it has been encouraging when they come to me for prayer and with certain questions that they may have. Aside from that, it has also been awesome to be able to lead the students on outreaches, where last year, I was being led on those outreaches. For me, it has been very special to see that God is allowing me to use what He has taught me in order to teach others those same things. One thing I would say that God has been using me in, is comforting the students who feel uncertainty when they think about what to do in the next season of their lives because I was in that exact same place last year. God has shown me so much this past year and I am so thankful for the leaders at Saving Grace who have helped me see that God has a time of preparation before sending us out into the mission field, and that is exactly what God has enabled me to show the students.

The Calvary School of Missions 2020 Staff and Students

While I’ve been in Mexico, I’ve also been preparing to teach a class on the book of Hebrews through Skype. This has been such an amazing opportunity and an answer to prayer. I have felt the call from God to be a pastor, and being able to teach this class has blessed me with putting the studying and teaching of the Word to practice. 

Aside from that, there has been a potential door that has been opened to me, and I ask that you come alongside with me in prayer over this: God put a desire on my heart to go to Peru, where there is a Bible college which is involved in working with Venezuelan refugees. I would be able to receive training on the ins and outs of working at a Bible college so that I can use that knowledge and put that training to practice when I get to the Middle East. Please join me in praying that God would guide me on this opportunity, both whether this is His will for me or not, and on when would be the best time for me to go. 

“There are many plans in man’s heart, 

Nevertheless the LORD’S counsel — that will stand.”

Proverbs 19:21

This is a verse that lately has been on my mind, and it is my prayer that I may receive counsel from the Lord and that I may be constantly listening for Him, so that I may hear His counsel.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this update, and I want to thank you once again for both your financial support and your support in prayer. I wouldn’t be able to pursue the call that God has placed on my life without the body of Christ coming alongside me and partnering with me in spreading the gospel of Christ to the ends of the earth. If you would like to partner with me financially, please click on the “Become a Financial Partner” button below. 

I desire for us to become partners in the commission that the Lord has given us, to make disciples of all nations. And for that reason, I would love for you to reach out if any of this spoke to you, or if there’s anything that you need prayer for. I would love to continue on in a lifelong relationship. Feel free to comment down below with anything that encouraged you about this update. And of course, this is only a brief summary of what’s been going on, so if you would like to know more, reach out! I would love to talk about what the Lord is doing in my life. 

Praise Reports:

  • God has been faithful to continue providing for me financially despite being laid off from work and being here in Mexico. 
  • God has opened many doors for me to continue in ministry and training that have been preparing me for the work which will be done in the Middle East. 

Prayer Requests: 

  • Please continue to pray for my time here in Mexico, that God may continue to use me in the lives of the students.
  • Please pray over this opportunity which has been presented to me in Peru, both for guidance and for financial support.

For His Glory,

Bryan Reyes 

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Serving at CC Rosarito.
Discipling the students on creating relationships when out street witnessing.
Translating for Jordon, a student in the school.
Giving a little message in a little town called San Fernando.
Praying over those who are hurting during this pandemic.
The team after an amazing outreach.
Leading worship for those who volunteered to help a pastor out with a project.
Worshipping God in a new church plant.
Moving thousands of blocks up to the 3rd floor of a new church plant.
Digging post holes at a ranch that will open up as a women’s home.