Eric and Adrian Martinez are a father-son duo who have been involved with BOUNCE: Student Disaster Recovery since the first year. As a pastor, Eric knows the value of mobilizing students for mission service.

Eric says, “With BOUNCE, you see the students desire to come back year after year. It takes a lot to get them there the first year. They’re not sure about it and they are thinking about the hard work, but once they leave, they want to come back.” Eric continues, “It’s been very important for me to see my kids learn about missions through BOUNCE.”

Adrian adds, “I love being able to help somebody and seeing the reaction on their face when they see the finished job. When they see their brand new roof, their brand new fence, their brand new siding, and everything you have done for them. The pure joy in their eyes. It’s really awesome to see that.”

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, BOUNCE was able to mobilize 975 participants, serving approximately 58 families in Texas and completed a total of 115 construction projects in 2019.

Prayer Requests:

  • Pray for the implementation of restructured ministries for BOUNCE due to Covid-19. One of those is BOUNCE Back Home Day of Service on June 27. Pray for students to "open their eyes" for opportunities to be missional in their communities.

  • Pray for the churches that are participating in BOUNCE Back Home Day of Service on June 27. Ask God’s protection for the staff and students that are gathering to work and minister in their communities.

  • Pray for the families that were on the list for repairs this summer that are now not able to have a group of students work on their homes. Pray that a local church will stand in the gap to minister and help with their needs.
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As quarantine and social distancing regulations ease, BOUNCE is encouraging youth/student pastors and leaders to explore opportunities for students and families to particpate in missions through BOUNCE Back Home Day of Service.
How Your Gifts Impact Texas Missions
Did you know your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions® provides missions scholarships for Hispanic & bilingual students participating in BOUNCE? Here's how your gifts impacted students in 2019.
When you gave...

You provided a Hispanic student's lunch for a week of mission service through BOUNCE.

You allowed a Hispanic or bilingual student to present the Gospel while they were serving through BOUNCE.

You provided a Hispanic or bilingual student a partial BOUNCE scholarship to be able to serve a family in need.
When you pray and give, you become a part of God's story in Texas, the country and the world. Thank you for your continued support of missions work in Texas through the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®.
Note: The 2020 Mary Hill Davis Offering materials will be made available for churches in July.
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