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First Graduation of Lusaka Ministerial College

Posted September 14, 2015  by: Conrad Mbewe |0 Comments

Below is an email from Pastor Conrad Mbewe announcing the first graduation of the Lusaka Ministerial College, an institute supported by HeartCry for the training of indigenous pastors in Zambia. Dear friends, The first graduation ceremony of the Lusaka Ministerial College took place on Thursday 27th August 2015 during the Zambian Reformed Conferences. The LMC targets the poor densely populated areas of Lusaka, where half to two-thirds of people in Lusaka live. These are unplanned areas with h... Keep Reading

Our Third New Addition

Posted September 11, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

kennedy.k_profileIn June 2015, Kennedy was ordained and sent out by Kabwata Baptist Church to plant a church in Chamba Valley.  This is a new and rapidly growing middle to upper-class area of Lusaka, where the city is expanding to the north. There are very few churches in this area. To read more about Kennedy (his conversion testimony, call to min... Keep Reading

Meet Another New Zambian Missionary

Posted August 28, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

blessings.n_profileThe second new missionary added in Zambia this month is also part of the growing wave of "vernacular" (native language) church plants among the Reformed Baptists of Zambia.  Blessings is a 2014 graduate of Kabwata Baptist Church’s pastoral internship program, and has a Bible degree from Central Africa Baptist College. Fai... Keep Reading

New Zambian Missionary Introduction

Posted August 18, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

sangwani.m_profileIn this post, we introduce the first of three new missionaries in Zambia. Sangwani Mtika recently completed a pastoral internship under Pastor Ngoma at Calvary Baptist Church in Chipata. Chipata is located on Zambia’s eastern border with Malawi. In June 2015, Sangwani was ordained and sent by Calvary Baptist to plant a church in... Keep Reading

Africa Coordinator News: Transitioning In

Posted August 4, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Now that Forrest has posted his ‘farewell’ to the Africa Blog, I suppose it is time for me to make introductions. For those who have followed HeartCry for some time, introductions are not necessary, but for the rest I will provide some background. I first came to HeartCry in 2008, as the initial step in going as a missionary to the Lozi people of Western Zambia. During the year-long planning and preparation phase, I served as the Coordinator for Africa. In 2009, my brother, Shannon,... Keep Reading

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Africa Coordinator News: Transitioning Out

Posted August 3, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Warm greetings in the Beloved. I just wanted to give you all a bit of an update about what's happening here in-office lately. It has been my privilege the past 15 months or so to be able to serve as a Coordinator for Africa, maintaining contact with the men in the field and posting their reports on the blog. This opportunity has been a truly blessed one, and I would not trade it for anything. My trip to Zambia and Ethiopia just over a year ago was of great value to me. I got to see the vision ... Keep Reading

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Paul Onyango: Difficulties and Encouragements in Kenya

Posted June 18, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Dear Friends, We greet you in the name of Jesus Christ, who died so that we may live for Him. We always remember you in our prayers, so that our fellowship may continue for the glory of God. May His kingdom continue expanding through your prayer and generosity as we wait for His second coming! We missionaries cannot thank you enough for this support, but He who knows us all will reward you. Do pray for our nation; the recent Garissa attack (media news story) has left Kenya in a mourning mood. ... Keep Reading

Malamulo Chindongo: Growth and Evangelism in Malawi

Posted May 11, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Our dear praying and supporting friends, I would like to thank you for taking the time to pray for my family and the ministry here in Blantyre. I hope that you will find this update encouraging, that you will be given a better sense of our affairs, and indeed that you will even see in it answers to your prayers on our behalf. We are rejoicing in the work the Lord is doing here in Malawi! Family Update The Lord is sustaining us, and we are thankful. My wife Rachel and our daughter Amelie are b... Keep Reading

Brian Mutale: Missionary Report

Posted April 2, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

profile_brian_mFirst and foremost, we want to thank you for the support that you continually offer on our behalf, both as a family and as a church. We are grateful to the Lord for the many times you have remembered us in prayer and for the sacrificial support that you have rendered to us financially. As many commemorated World AIDS Day on December 1, Mon... Keep Reading

Africa Points for Prayer: March

Posted March 5, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Greetings, my brothers and sisters in Christ! Beginning this month, I am intending to write a blog post every month (in addition to normal updates) devoted solely to a few points of prayer that relate directly to our HeartCry partners in Africa. My hope is that these points will help you to know better how you can pray specifically for the needs on the field as they arise. We are truly grateful for the prayers that are offered daily by you who follow these blogs and the other available resources... Keep Reading

Uganda: A New Frontier

Posted December 12, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Uganda FlagIn October, HeartCry began to support Pastor Bill Issa, who has planted a church in Kampala, Uganda. We are excited for the opportunity to begin supporting a biblical work in this needy country and to partner with Bill as he seeks to make God's Name great in Uganda. HeartCry missionaries Sam Oluoch, Paul Onyango, and Naphtally Ogallo in Kenya will... Keep Reading

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Missionary Interview: Matthews Fikati

Posted September 9, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

The following video is an interview with new HeartCry missionary Matthews Fikati from Chambishi, Zambia, which took place in July. In this video, Matthews tells us about the newly planted church which he pastors, Chambishi Central Baptist Church, and explains both the challenges and the advantages of ministering in the town of Chambishi. We hope that you will be encouraged by this video and that the prayer requests Matthews presents will spur you on to pray for him and the young church. ... Keep Reading

Missionary Interview: Dave Webster

Posted August 27, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

The following video is an interview with HeartCry missionary Dave Webster from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, which took place in July. In this video, Dave tells us of the challenges he faces and the joy he finds as he ministers in Pietermaritzburg as the pastor of Living Hope Baptist Church. We hope that you will be encouraged by Dave's commitment to the Gospel and that this video will help you to pray more specifically for Dave and the brethren at LHBC. ... Keep Reading

Missionary Interview: Marshal Kasongo

Posted August 21, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

The following video is an interview with HeartCry missionary Marshal Kasongo from Ndola, Zambia, which took place in July. In this video, Marshal allows us to have a quick view of his ministry as pastor of Mapalo Reformed Baptist Church and tells us how the Lord used the doctrines of grace to change his life and teaching. We hope that this video will encourage you in spirit and will allow you to pray more specifically for Marshal and the brethren he serves in Ndola. ... Keep Reading

Missionary Interview: Malamulo Chindongo

Posted August 15, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

The following video is an interview with HeartCry missionary Malamulo Chindongo from Blantyre, Malawi, which took place in July. In this update, Mala offers us a look into his ministry as pastor of Antioch Baptist Church and gives us a glance at the work that is transpiring there in Blantyre. We hope that this video will encourage you in spirit and will allow you to pray more specifically for Mala and the brethren at Antioch Baptist. ... Keep Reading

Malamulo Chindongo: Missionary Report

Posted August 11, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Africa Trip 309 Dear praying friends, It is a great joy to share with you the many things God is doing in our midst here in Blantyre, Malawi. We hope you will be encouraged in your prayers and support for us. We greatly value and are grateful for your many prayers for us. The work of Gospel preaching is far from over; the needs are great. I... Keep Reading

Africa Coordinator Trip Update

Posted July 18, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Group Greetings brothers and sisters! HeartCry board member Anthony Mathenia, former HeartCry coordinator and missionary Sean Reece, and I departed for Africa early on the morning of the 14th in order to visit with a number of our missionaries here. Several plane rides later, we finally arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, on Tuesday the 15th. Our time here has been... Keep Reading

Sam Oluoch: Missionary Report and Prayer Requests

Posted July 10, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Dear friends, We thank God for the many things He is doing among us here in Kenya: 1. The baptisms of Sam (a new member) and Grace (Pastor Paul Onyango’s daughter) have given excitement to the church, and we continue to pray that the two will grow in faith. Sam’s wife Jacqueline is not frequent in coming to church on Sundays, and my wife Melly and other ladies in the church have been encouraging her to consider this as they share the Gospel with her. Please pray for Jacqueline. 2. We... Keep Reading

Indigenous Leaders Visit The HeartCry Office

Posted June 30, 2014  by: Holden Barry |0 Comments

DSC01262.JPGIt's not very often that we have the privilege of hosting a HeartCry missionary here at the US office. Last week, however, we were blessed to spend some quality time with two of them - Conrad Mbewe and Samuel B.! Conrad, pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Zambia, has been HeartCry's indigenous leader in Africa since the yea... Keep Reading

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