Cameron and Katy Pryor have decided to move to a different country in West Africa, leaving them with so many decisions lying ahead. With all the preparation that needs to be made, it can be easy for them to be overwhelmed.
Matt and Debi Zook went as Ethnos missionaries to Mozambique in 2005. Later that same year, the moved into the Lolo people group to begin ministering there. As heart language ministry is one of the tenets of Ethnos, they spent the next three years in culture and language study.
I asked her, ”Why do you not pray in Sérè?” She replied, “I do not know how to pray in my language.” Will she ever be able to say “God speaks my language”?
How are chocolate and Bible lessons related? Can it be that some people have tasted neither?
The Church among the Budik people of Senegal showed little evidence of spiritual life. Then something happened that changed everything. The Budik believers received the New Testament in their own language. May the testimony of the Budik believers remind us not just to hold God’s Word, but open it, read it, live it and share it.
When God has plans for us, they are definitely for our character building, not for our personal comfort. Francois and Nadia Hattingh have experienced this “building” recently.
The Loron church in West Africa is going through growing times as it begins to push the edge of the Church into new areas.
Never did the sound of “Karibu,” which means “Welcome”, sound so sweet.
“Our idea is to have them do the teaching, with us supporting in the background, … and [soon] we will be out of the picture altogether!”
“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.”