The first check was cut this week from MoSt Church to help support Rene Arzu and his family through the Texas Gulf Coast Bible Institute (TGCBI). MoSt’s support will amount to $1,100 per month over the course of the next two years (April 2006 – April 2008). MoSt partnering with the Lakewood Church of Christ/Baytown in this effort, with Lakewood serving as the overseeing church.
Rene was born in Honduras and came to the United States about ten years ago. He and his wife, Maria, became Christians about two years ago. Living in New Orleans, Rene worked as a shipfitter for several years until coming to Houston last fall following Hurricane Katrina. He and his family have been active in the Impact Houston Church of Christ since coming to Houston.
Rene and Maria have two children, Daniel and Vyron. Maria is currently working on her sociology degree at San Jacinto College.