WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- It started with a prayer.
In his home country of the Dominican Republic, youth pastor Moises Gomez had a burning desire to be better equipped to serve the church. He and his pastor asked the Lord to provide a way for Gomez to be equipped for full-time ministry.
"I think we should pray and see God respond in this prayer," Gomez recounted his pastor telling him in 2014.
Two weeks later the phone rang, and Edgar Aponte was on the other end. Aponte was Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's director of Hispanic leadership development at the time (now the International Mission Board's vice president of mobilization). Read More