Jeff and Sandra Price were married July 16, 1983, and have served the Lord throughout their lives together. For the last several years, they have served at Victory Baptist Church in Maryville, Tennessee. However, God moved their hearts and led them back to the country of Bolivia where they previously served. Seeing God move in their lives, Victory Baptist is sending them back to the field and is an active part of their work. They will depart in January of 2017 and invite you to be part of what God is doing in their lives and work.
Since they are familiar with the people, culture, and language; their plan is to hit the ground running when they return to Bolivia and they see their ministry focusing in three areas. Seeing new churches established has always been important to them and will be their primary concern. Currently there are young men and women who were saved in the churches they worked with that are training for Ministry in the Bible Institute in which they taught. Jeff and Sandra are in a unique position to help these people move forward in their ministries and service to God. Because of their existing relationships with these Bolivian Believers, they can land in the country and immediately have an impact as they partner with them to see churches established. God has laid the burden to see this work accomplished on Jeff and Sandra’s heart and they are going back to Bolivia to see it done. What they need are partners to help them get back to the field.
Jeff and Sandra’s work has always had an emphasis on discipleship and training. While in the states, God has allowed them to further their education and they will be able to have an impact in a formal educational setting as they teach in the Bible Institute. Sandra is specialized in curriculum development and will be able to help fine-tune the program that the Institute offers. Jeff’s education places him in a position to teach Bible and Theology courses at a professional level. In addition to furthering his education; Jeff has taught at Bryan College which is a Christian College in Dayton Tennessee. His experience in the classroom will enable him to add value to the education offered to Bolivian students. Their vision is to see the Institute in Tarija turned into a Bible College serving the entire southern part of the nation.
Bolivia is the poorest nation in South America and thousands of people live on the streets; trying to survive in deplorable conditions. Many turn to crime, drugs, and especially alcohol. Across Bolivian society; alcohol consumption is nearly double that of many other countries. A large number of Christian women live in daily fear because of abusive family members in their homes. This is tragic in a country where women and children are many times the subject of abuse. Both, Jeff and Sandra have ministry and clinical experience in dealing with these issues and will establish a faith based recovery program as a ministry of the churches in which they work.
The great salvation that God provided through Jesus Christ requires an urgent response from His people. The door is open in Bolivia and warrants an urgent response from Believers as well. Jeff and Sandra Price have responded to that call and approach going back to Bolivia with that sense of urgency. The Prices need your prayers and support to accomplish what God has called them to do. Could it be possible that God might have you be the next person to go to the Field? Perhaps God would use you to enlarge the team taking the Good News to Bolivia or another people group who need the Gospel.