Literature Evangelist Congress Held in Mexico
A Literature Evangelist (LE) Congress with more than 250 LEs from the Inter-Oceanic Mexican and Central Mexican Unions was held in Acapulco, Mexico, March 5-8, 2018. The congress focused on the theme Primero La Mision (First the Mission), emphasizing the importance of mission in literature ministry.
To honor the memory of Salvador Marchisio, the first missionary LE who introduced the Adventist message to Mexico in 1891, 60LEs (20 from the Inter-Oceanic Union and 10 from the Central Mexican Union), received Salvador Marchisio medals in honor of their 15 or more years of faithful active service as literature evangelists. Retirees and best performing assistant Publishing Ministries leaders and LEs were also honored.
In attendance were both union presidents, Moises Reina (Inter-Oceanic) and Jose Dzul (Central Mexican); Erwin Gonzalez, Inter American Division Publishing director; StephenApola, General Conference Publishing associate director; David Javier Perez, Mexican Adventist Editorial Group president; Mario Martinelli, Editorial Safeliz president; Martin Olivera, Inter-Oceanic Mexican Union Publishing director; Francisco Brigido, Central Mexican Union Publishing director; and other senior officers from both publishing houses.
Praise God for leading thecongress and instilling a passion for literature ministry in all the LEs and leaders in attendance.