Scripture Distribution

About Hands Across The Border

Hands Across the Border is a local church ministry of Victory Baptist Church, located in Milton, Florida. Our director, Dr. Gary Schwer and his wife Tammy, have been traveling into Western Mexico since 2005.

It did not take long for them to see the great need for scripture distribution and church planting throughout Western Mexico.

Since 2005 ten's of millions of Spanish gospel tracts, booklets and Bibles have delivered throughout Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Baja California and Baja Sur by the Hands Across the Border team. In addition to the scripture distribution, HATB has planted five churches and are involved in helping other churches be planted.

The mission of Hands Across the Border is Evangelizing by Local Church Revivals, Soul Winning and Church Planting; Equipping by the distribution of Bibles, Tracts, Hymnals and Discipleship Material and finally Encouraging through Developing National Pastors.


Gary Schwer is the director of Hands Across the Border and currently lives in Sonora Mexico with his wife Tammy. They have been married since 1984 . He has pastored for nearly 2 decades and has been conducting ministry in Mexico since 2005. He has helped to start 6 churches, and has averaged delivering 3 million pieces of Scripture every year since 2009. The vision for the future includes not only church planting and Scripture delivery but an orphanage, Bible institute, Radio station, and a…

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There is no greater feeling than seeing a blank sheet of paper run through a printer with black ink and come out with the living Word of God on its pages. Then, to place the gospel into the hands of someone who has never held the saving message of Jesus Christ. This is what serving Christ is all about.

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