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Malachi 1:11

Mapalo's Challenges in Church Planting

Posted January 4, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Twatasha menOne of the common prayer requests I hear from our missionary pastors in Zambia is the desire for more men in the church.  Mapalo (Blessings) Ndhlovu is planting Faith Baptist Church in the Copperbelt city of Kitwe.  In this report, he is seeing hopeful signs in this area and other church-planting challenges: The Need for Men"In previou... Keep Reading

Electronic Tools for Zambian Pastors

Posted November 17, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Through the generosity of our donors, HeartCry is able to equip missionary pastors with much-needed tools to strengthen their ministry.  Recently, we purchased laptops and cameras for four pastors in Zambia.  In addition, Pastor John Skaggs and Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Globe, Arizona wanted to do something special for our missionaries.  They purchased dozens of copies of the Bible-study software, Online Bible, for distribution to our indigenous pastors.  We are grate... Keep Reading

March-April Update from Blessings Ndhlovu

Posted May 12, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

blessings.n_profile“I have come to agree with the saying that I hear from most pastors that if you go into ministry for the wrong reasons you will surely fail. Since I came to Faith Baptist Church Twatasha, I have faced great and frustrating acts of sins from the church members and the community. It pains me to see or hear these things, but stil... Keep Reading

During the three years that Joyce and I lived in southern and western Zambia, we regularly heard about the Copperbelt region of northern Zambia, but we never made it north of Lusaka. At last, we finally were able to visit there. As the name suggests, this is where most of the copper mining in Zambia is located. The region is currently experiencing economic hardship, but has known periods of prosperity in the past. The Reformed Baptist movement has a long history in cities such as Chingola, Kitwe... Keep Reading

Burdened for African Women

Posted October 9, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

blessings.n_profileIn his last update, Blessings Ndhlovu shared the challenge of teaching sexual purity to teens in his church and community. Blessings is planting a church in Twatasha Township, a poorer section of Kitwe, Zambia. “I must admit that Faith Baptist Church Twatasha is a small church with a lot of struggles in many areas. Since the ... 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

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