2nd Annual FirstLove Conference

Videos from our 2nd Annual Conference centered around the theme "The Person & Work of the Holy Spirit" will be available soon. Stay Tuned here for more information.

Mission Reports

Mission Trip to Nepal – December 2023

January 22, 2024

Our missionary trip to Nepal in early December was truly blessed of God and bore much needed fruit. We arrived in the city of Chitwan on Friday (Dec. 1) and checked into the Rhino Hotel where wild rhinoceroses and elephants daily visited the premises. On Saturday we were dispatched to preach at various local churches […]

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Announcing FirstLove Missions Upcoming Trip to NEPAL

November 20, 2023

On November 29, 2023, FirstLove Ministries will be sending a team of 5 delegates to minister in Chitwan, Nepal at the Reformed Baptist Minister’s Conference. There will be over 300 pastors in attendance. The delegates are Dr. Edward Dalcour, Dr. Paul Nelson, Dr. John Waldrip, Pastor Joe Jacowitz, and Randy Evans. We will be preaching […]

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2023 November Mission & Conference Report

November 6, 2023

God has been gracious to us as we traveled and ministered alongside the leadership and members of Sovereign Grace Bible Church (SGBC) in Lagos, Nigeria this past week.  The FirstLove team Joe Jacowitz, Austin Huggins, and Tom Smith arrived safely in Lagos on Tuesday morning, Oct 31.  We were picked up by the brothers of the church and […]

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Upcoming Missions Trip to Nigeria just days away!

October 21, 2023

Pastors Joe Jacowitz, Austin Huggins, and Tom Smith, will leave for Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday, October 24, 2023, for a one-week missions’ trip.  Today, there’s a growing restlessness and anxiety all over the world, especially in Nigeria.  The last forty years of false promises of health and wealth by the false prophets in Nigeria, have left people […]

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2023 Mid-Year Full Mission Report

July 25, 2023

NOTE: Due to the high detail density of the mid-year mission events, and the singular perspective provided by Austin Huggins, the following report reads as a personal journal entry style report. By The Lord’s miraculous and unexpected financial provision through an unknown saint, I was able to board the plane, Wednesday afternoon, for what was […]

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Examining the New Birth – 2023 Conference Report

April 24, 2023

This year’s conference addressed the doctrine of regeneration, commonly referred to as “The New Birth.” Biblical Christians for millennia have asked of their families, friends, neighbors, and perfect strangers the all searching question, “are you Born Again?” In our day, though the phrase, “born again Christian” has become common place, and not given a second thought. We fear that this phraseology, or the doctrine of regeneration, has been absentmindedly set aside so that it doesn’t have the weight and meaning it once did….

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SGBC Lagos Report

April 5, 2023

Since our last report early in 2023, our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ has been gracious and merciful to us in the Gospel Ministry in Lagos, Nigeria. The following are brief remarks on some aspects of the work in Lagos.  We continue to receive and welcome visitors to our Sunday morning and evening worship services. On the average, […]

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2022 Nepal Mission Report

February 7, 2023

The 7th Reformed Baptist Minister’s Conference was held on November 14-17 in Pokhara, Nepal. The conference was attended by 200 pastors, most were from various regions of Nepal, but some came from neighboring countries such as India and Bhutan. Many came from long distances on bad roads and buses; one pastor had indicated that he […]

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2022 Nigeria Mission Report

January 30, 2023

Austin Huggins and Tom Smith had the privilege of ministering at Sovereign Grace Bible Church in Lagos, Nigeria November 3-7, 2022.  The focus of the ministry was the 2022 Lagos Bible Conference, Radio Outreach, and the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Sovereign Grace Bible Church.  On October 27, 2022, the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria issued […]

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Reformed Baptist Minister’s Conference – Pokhara, Nepal

October 28, 2022

On November 14-17, the Reformed Baptist Minister’s Conference 2022 will be held in Pokhara, Nepal. Paul Nelson, Edward Dalcour, and John Waldrip will be traveling to Nepal and speaking at the conference. FirstLove is sponsoring the printing of two books, Holiness (J. C. Ryle) and Body of Divinity (Thomas Watson). These books have been translated […]

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