Index by Subject

White Unto Harvest: "Along the Border"

A Brief Tribute to Glenn Rogers

The Rio Grande Valley of Texas is that area along the US-Mexico border, from Rio Grande City at the upper end to Brownsville on the coast. The "Valley" includes Mission, McAllen, Edinburg and Harlingen, Texas (and several other small communities). In this region there are two English speaking churches not involved in institutional cooperatives arrangements and associated innovations (Laurel Heights in McAllen & Pendleton Park in Harlingen).

But in this same region there are dozens of Spanish speaking churches and local preachers. I know of at least six congregations on this side of the border. Moving to the other side of the border, there are that many congregations just in Reynosa, Mexico – just south of McAllen. There are many second and third generation Christians here, making it obvious that a great deal of work was done here in the 50’s and 60’s. Much of this work was done by Glenn Rogers, accompanied by his wife & faithful helper, Loyce.

Continue reading » White Unto Harvest: "Along the Border"