work engaged in by Walnut is extensive and varied. We presently support accomplished long-term
missionaries on a full-time basis, and many others on a partial basis. The work of these devoted missionaries is a
vital part of our church.
supports the following Foreign Missions:
- Herman Alexander in New
Zealand and Australia
- Stephen Ali in Nigeria, West
Africa and native missionaries
- Joe Cannon,
a world missionary who we have supported for about 50 years;
Hackett in Kenya, East Africa, who has been a missionary in Nairobi for 41 years
and directs Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute
- Paul Kee
in Cameroon West Africa, who has been a missionary in Cameroon for many
years. Paul teaches in the preacher training school
which was established some years ago.
The Domestic Missions or
Stateside missions that are supported are:
- Don English, minister for
the Johnstown, New York church. Don has worked with
Johnstown since July 1998. In 2001
Walnut helped construct a new
worship area and classrooms for the church there.
- Mike Price works with Freedom
in Christ Ministries, Bogalusa, LA. He has been a
minister for over 34 years in foreign missions and stateside.
Since spring of 2008 Mike and Nancy have worked with a mission church
in Bogalusa, LA
- Jim Richey is a Walnut
member who makes multiple trips to Nicaragua each
year to conduct a Christian camp once a year and teaches Vacation
Bible Schools with many area churches.
Walnut supports the following children’s homes with a
monthly contribution, special collections, groceries and other needed
items. Several have been supported for
fifty plus years.
Boles Children Home,
Children’s Home of Lubbock,Lubbock, TX
Christ’s Haven Home for
Children, Keller, Texas
Foster’s Home for Children, Stephenville,
Medina Children’s Home, Medina,
Southern Christian Home, Morrilton,
The Children’s Home Inc.,
City Jail Bible classes are held each Thursday night for men in lock-down
pods. Tommy Gaither conducts three Bible
classes each week from 7 – 10
pm for a total of about 20 inmates per week.
Bowie County Correctional Center(BCCC) allows two of Walnut’s men to
conduct an evening worship service and offer communion each Sunday night at 7 pm. This ministry has been going on for almost 15
Southwest Arkansas Community
Corrective Center (SWACCC) has given
Walnut the opportunity to offer a worship service on Sunday mornings for the residents. One or
two of our men go and conduct this service for them. Also, every other Monday night one Walnut man teaches a Bible class at SWACC.
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