Our Past

1998: Cornerstone supports Mexican border ministry

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 8/30/23

Sept. 2, 1998: Cornerstone Baptist Church in Eldridge was helping Dr. Jose Reyna with his dream of establishing permanent health clinics in Mexican border towns near McAllen, Texas. Members of the church donated $150,000 in medical supplies and equipment, and a delegation also traveled to Mexico to help build housing, attend to the sick, and share their message through a puppet ministry. Reyna and his family came to Scott County to thank the church and were hosted by the R.J. and Linda Holst family of rural Princeton.

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