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Uganda: Teaching Youth and Pastors

Posted December 4, 2019  by: Bill Issa |0 Comments

RBC Youth Conf 1Pastor Bill Issa of Reconciliation Baptist Church in Kampala, Uganda wrote in his latest update:“We thank the Lord for the conferences we’ve just had at our church in this month of November. I say conferences because, this time round, we decided to begin with a one-day youth conference organ... Keep Reading

Sandi's Stroke Recovery and Somali Ministry

Posted November 27, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Sandi SonteyaPastor Sandi Sonteya is planting a church an area of Cape Town not far from Mario and Quinton Maneville. One unique aspect of Sandi’s church is their ministry among Somali immigrants. In July, I shared the sad news that Sandi had suffered a stroke due to high blood pressure. We recently received an encou... Keep Reading

Christ's Hidden Power in South Sudan

Posted November 13, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Paul & JosephMeeting JosephIn mid-September, we received a somewhat unusual phone call at the HeartCry office in Virginia. An African ministering in South Sudan was in the area and asked if he could stop by the office. Though hesitant and perhaps a bit skeptical, we invited him to visit. After all, I have prayed for Sout... Keep Reading

Malawi: A Video Interview with Pastor Mala

Posted November 6, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Pastor Mala from Blantyre, Malawi visited HeartCry's office last week.  I had the pleasure of interviewing him about his country and exciting developments in the church-planting work there.  We trust you will find this video informative and encouraging.... Keep Reading

South Africa: Church's Growth and Generosity

Posted October 30, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Mario new deaconsMario Maneville's updates from Bellville South in Cape Town, South Africa are often filled with tragic news.  His latest update, though, is filled with joyful news of God's work in their church: Adding a New Deacon We are overjoyed with the appointment of Thato as one of our deacons. I cannot b... Keep Reading

Screenshot 2019-10-16 16.39.55In his latest report, Pastor Kwenda of Choma, Zambia gives us one of those rare glimpses of deeply painful trials that pastors must endure as they faithfully shepherd the flock God has entrusted to their care. His story also highlights the great benefit of being sent by a bibl... Keep Reading

Mala Francis baptismThe Gospel OpposedOur men and women continue to evangelize relentlessly. At a recent outing, we were very surprised at the level of resistance to our message and presence. We were shouted at, cursed, and had all kinds of insults hurled at us. This was drastically different from previous experien... Keep Reading

Painful Discipline Case in Kampala

Posted September 25, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

RBC New Members PrayerOur Africa updates are often filled with the encouraging news of baptisms, conversion testimonies, churches growing spiritually, and pastors being trained in biblical truth.  But church-planting has hard moments of deep pain also.  The first discipline case of a beloved member by a ne... Keep Reading

Planting Gospel Seed in Physical Weakness

Posted September 18, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Mguni familyChris Mnguni is planting a church in Daveyton, a township of Johannesburg, South Africa. In recent reports, he has mentioned feeling chronic fatigue after several years of hard church-planting work. It was encouraging to read in his last report of practical steps his family is taking to feel better. Equally enco... Keep Reading

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

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