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That His name be great among the nations

Malachi 1:11

africa_german_bGerman Banda pastors the Reformed Baptist Church in John Laing, a densely populated and poverty-stricken area of Lusaka, Zambia. In his report two months ago, he told us about a special lady, Sister Iverse, who is assisting him with teaching children’s Sunday school for ages 10-15. He wrote: “Iverse does not know how to read an... Keep Reading

Pastor Banda Needs Prayer for New Preaching Opportunities

Posted January 23, 2017  by: German Banda |0 Comments

africa_german_bGerman Banda pastors John Laing Reformed Baptist Church in a densely populated area of southern Lusaka, Zambia.  Here is a segment from a recent report: Ministerial Training Bearing Fruit"Pastor Noah Mukubwe and I are both students of Lusaka Ministerial College (LMC).  He is the pastor of one of the Pentecostal churches in one of... Keep Reading

Missing Men and Hurting Wives in Zambia

Posted July 8, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

profile_german_bPastor German Banda is always wonderfully transparent about the struggles and disappointments his church faces as they take the gospel to John Laing, a poor and densely populated area of Lusaka, Zambia.  Let this report be fuel for prayers. Missing MenReaching men is the most difficult area that I personally have come to face in Joh... Keep Reading

Simon's Experience as a Kabwata Intern

Posted May 13, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

conradAt HeartCry, we never grow tired of talking about the remarkable Reformed Baptist movement in Zambia, Kabwata Baptist Church, and Pastor Conrad Mbewe. But don’t just take our word for it. Below is the testimony of Simon Patilo, in which he speaks of his experience in the internship program at Kabwata. According to Pastor Conrad, Simon al... Keep Reading

After Sowing for 2 Years, German Banda Sees Fruit

Posted April 14, 2016  by: German Banda |0 Comments

profile_german_b“I was a sinner, but now I am forgiven.” I was so happy to meet Mr. Zulu (not his real name) again and hear these words from him. Two years ago, I was trying to reach this man with the gospel, but he said that he never wanted to see me at any time or any place. He never wanted to be told about Jesus Christ, because he said tha... Keep Reading

Sweet Story of Grace from German Banda

Posted April 7, 2016  by: German Banda |0 Comments

profile_german_bGerman Banda is pastor of John Laing Reformed Baptist Church in one of the poorest sections of Lusaka, Zambia.  He recently shared a sweet story of God's relentless grace: "Joyce Zulu (not her real name) is married with two daughters. I don’t have the details on how old is each child is. In 2014 one of our ladies invited her, ... Keep Reading

January 2016 Trip - Destination 4: Lusaka, Zambia

Posted February 24, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

On Sunday, January 24, we visited two church plants in the Lusaka area. In the morning, we visited Pastor Wege Sinyangwe, who is planting a vernacular-speaking church in Chilanga, a town just south of Lusaka. The schoolroom where they meet was filled with a healthy mix of men, women, young people, and children. The schoolroom was also filled with Wege’s booming voice as he preached from the book of Acts with great conviction and enthusiasm. Though the singing and preaching was primarily in... Keep Reading

Farewell (of sorts) to a Faithful Church-Planter

Posted October 1, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

profile_curtis_cThis month HeartCry must remove one of our Zambian church-planters from missionary status. Of course, this is the sort of removal we rejoice in doing. He is not being removed as a missionary because of immorality or misconduct. He has not disqualified himself at all, but just the opposite, he has proven that he is gifted and qualified to ... Keep Reading

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

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