Tuesday, June 6, 2017

In the News ... "Ortega teaches leadership"

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• Minister says David figuratively remained a shepherd even after becoming king of Israel and Judah

By Bob Campbell, Reporter
Odessa American

MIDLAND, TEXAS - When the Rev. Martin Ortega meets a family whose father dislikes church and will not attend, he has a variety of methods to change the man’s mind.

“In the Hispanic culture, the women come to church more than the men,” said Ortega, pastor of the bilingual Emmanuel Baptist Church at 1800 Cherry Lane. “I try to discover what is attractive to the men, volleyball, soccer, baseball, softball or bowling, because we have those activities, and we have a men’s breakfast on Saturdays" ...

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