The Batson Family

Updated November 2018

A Willing Heart

Matthew 10:42: “And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.”

Rick Batson is another missionary sent out by The Church at Cane Creek and supported by No Greater Joy Ministries. Americans are welcomed and well received in the Philippines, so Rick has endless opportunities to present the gospel to large groups of up to 8,000 at a time. He has had amazing success in the public schools, utilizing gospel films and literature very effectively. Starting this June he will be going into 62 high schools in the Philippines. He takes along Filipino pastors to assist him and to preach in the local dialects. Many of the high schools have thousands of students; a good percentage of those students are Muslim. It is Rick’s hope and prayer to be able to give interested students a DVD containing four other gospel films. He is praying that he will have the money to give 200 DVDs away at each school. The DVDs would cost him 38 cents each if he hand makes them one at a time. He would also love to have at least 50 Good and Evil books at each school. Rick says that because there is so little Christian literature in the Cebuano language, every DVD he gives out gets watched by many, and the Good and Evil books always get passed around and read by scores. Would you like to give a cup of water in this missionary’s name?