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Malachi 1:11

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First Baptisms for Grace Baptist Nairobi!

Posted September 11, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Baptism Candidates & SamA Historic DaySunday, September 8, was a historic day in the life of Grace Baptist Church Nairobi as they celebrated their first baptisms. Pastor Sam Oluoch writes: “The special day began with very chilly weather. Had the pool not been heated, we might well have postponed the ba... Keep Reading

G.BandaPastor German Banda is planting John Laing Reformed Baptist Church in one of the poorer areas of Lusaka. In the midst of poverty, hardship, broken families, and false religion, German is seeing the power of the Gospel transform lives: “We are grateful to the Lord for the conversions we have experienced for the past f... Keep Reading

Kenya: Veteran Counsel to Young African Pastors

Posted August 28, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Sam smilingIt would be understandable if a young man aspiring to ministry looked at Pastor Sam Oluoch and wanted what he has - years of faithful ministry, a happy family, a house and car.  But few young men know the years of hardship leading to this pastor's current condition.  Faithfulness in ministry and establishi... Keep Reading

South Africa: Teaching Women Systematic Theology

Posted August 21, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Theology class 1Brother Paul Washer has often observed that, when it comes to theological instruction and the serious study of Scripture, women are one of the most neglected groups in the global church. Too often they are seen preparing food and caring for children while the men are engaged in doctrinal discussion. Yet... Keep Reading

Zambia: Pastor Encouraged by Faithful Men

Posted August 14, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Lucy K baptism (small)In a followup to a previous article, we wanted to share this beautiful photo of Lucy being baptized by Pastor Joshua Lungu in Kasama, Zambia. In his most recent update, Pastor Lungu shares about some faithful men who are such an encouragmenet to him: "Our Saturday morning meetings have been a g... Keep Reading

Quinton street preaching (small)Monday morning began with a WhatsApp update from Pastor Mario in Bellville South, Cape Town, South Africa. The update followed an all too common theme - another gang shooting, another young man murdered. This has become a weekly, and sometimes daily, occurrence in their commun... Keep Reading

Kenya: Meet our Newest Missionary Pastor

Posted July 31, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

tonny_k.profileLet me introduce our newest missionary in Kenya, Pastor Tonny Karwa. When Sam Oluoch started talking about Grace Baptist Church Kisumu sending him to plant a new church in Nairobi, I had mixed feelings. Of course I was excited at the prospect of a new Reformed Baptist church in the massively needy city of Nairobi. And I knew that Sam was t... Keep Reading

South Africa: Pastor Sandi Suffers a Stroke

Posted July 24, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Cape Town (small)When people think of Cape Town, South Africa, scenes like this often come to mind.  Yet beneath the stunning scenery lies deep spiritual darkness.  A recent BBC article announced the deployment of troops in Cape Town to assist the police with gang violence.  Violence between gangs in some of... Keep Reading

ButterflyThis is my favorite photo of my dear friend, Misheck Kumwenda. Can you spot the butterfly against his brightly colored shirt? I had to find a way to use this photo! For 7 years, Misheck has served as the Missions Coordinator for Kabwata Baptist Church. As the title suggests, Misheck has coordinated all the missions ef... Keep Reading

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Uganda: What Type of Christians Are You?

Posted July 3, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

students1In his latest update, Pastor Bill Issa of Kampala, Uganda rejoices over finally establishing a Bible study with university students, and over their 6th Pastors’ Seminar with attendance expanding far beyond Uganda’s borders: Breakthrough into Makerere University with the Gospel of Jesus “Makerere Unive... Keep Reading

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