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Spreading Truth in Uganda

Posted October 5, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

bill-i_profileBrother Bill Issa, pastor of Reconciliation Baptist Church in Kampala, Uganda, continues to receive requests for teaching from pastors across his nation.  Many pastors seem to be awakening to the errors they have been perpetuating, and they are responding enthusiastically when they hear true biblical doctrine explained.  Please pra... Keep Reading

New Pastor Training Program in Uganda

Posted July 24, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

bill-i_profileIn an earlier update, Brother Bill told of visiting Fort Portal in western Uganda, where he was asked to begin a training program for pastors. A church in Bridgeport, CA and HeartCry partnered together to fund Bill’s travel and the conference expenses. Here is Bill’s delightful description of his time in Fort Portal. I particular... Keep Reading

Preaching Seminar in Kampala, Uganda

Posted June 19, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

bill-i_profileIn April, Bill Issa and Reconciliation Baptist Church in Kampala hosted an Expository Preaching Seminar for area pastors, funded by HeartCry and a partner church in Bridgeport, California.  The seminar was taught by Pastor Chipita Sibale, co-pastor with Conrad Mbewe of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia.  In a land ravaged by... Keep Reading

Calls for Help in Kampala

Posted May 5, 2017  by: Bill Issa |0 Comments

bill-i_profileFort Portal Asks for TrainingIn a previous newsletter, I wrote about my short mission trip to Fort Portal in Western Uganda. We had received a “Macedonian Call” from two small churches that wanted to embrace the reformed faith. I went there in February and preached the gospel in one of the two churches (photo below). In the after... Keep Reading

January 2017 Visit to Kampala, Uganda

Posted February 17, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

In January 2017, I had the privilege of visiting our missionary, Bill Issa, and his family in Kampala, Uganda. Kampala and the immediately surrounding area have a population of almost 4 million, and is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa. This was my first visit to Uganda, and I would have to rate it fairly high among the African countries I have visited in terms of friendliness and development. I arrived late Saturday night, and Sunday morning joined Bill’s church, Reconciliation... Keep Reading

An Opportunity to Serve a Missionary Wife

Posted November 11, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Priscilla IssaIn September, missionary pastor Bill Issa in Kampala, Uganda made us aware of an urgent health need for his wife, Priscilla. Multiple doctors were agreed in their concern over a pre-cancerous condition and recommended immediate surgery. Priscilla is the mother of six children. Because of your generosity as donors, we were able to fund the ope... Keep Reading

Kenya: New Members and Missionary Fellowship

Posted October 5, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Sam Oluoch is pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Kisumu, Kenya. Here are some segments from his recent report: GBC new membersNEW MEMBERSIn August, four people were brought into church membership: Joshua, Lynda, Amos and Magomere. Joshua and Magomere went through water baptism the same day, since they were led to faith in Christ through GBC’s minist... Keep Reading

Praises and Struggles in Uganda

Posted July 6, 2016  by: Bill Issa |0 Comments

b.issa_profileEncouraging GrowthThe Lord is, slowly but surely, building His church in Uganda before our eyes.Through our person-to-person evangelism, brother Jovan shared the gospel with Fred, his neighbor, and invited him to come and worship with us on the Lord’s Day. After service, Fred confessed publicly that he had never heard such a gospel in h... Keep Reading

Baptism Testimony from Kampala, Uganda

Posted April 10, 2016  by: Bill Issa |0 Comments

b.issa_profile“In December, we had a baptism and Alex was among those who were baptized. Who is Alex? Alex is a young man whom the Lord saved from the lion’s teeth of Miracle Center Ministries, the biggest charismatic, word-of-faith ‘church’ in Uganda. He was in the church’s dance group. According to Alex, he was miraculously ... Keep Reading

Ministry Training Resources for Bill in Uganda

Posted April 9, 2016  by: Bill Issa |0 Comments

b.issa_profileBill Issa is planting Reconciliation Baptist Church in Kampala, Uganda.  He conducts weekly ministry training classes for some men in the church, as well as men from another church across the city.  Here is his report on receiving training resources from HeartCry: "In Math 7:7, Jesus said, “Ask and it shall be given you.&rdqu... Keep Reading

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