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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

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

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

New Zambian Missionary Introduction

Posted August 18, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

sangwani.m_profileIn this post, we introduce the first of three new missionaries in Zambia. Sangwani Mtika recently completed a pastoral internship under Pastor Ngoma at Calvary Baptist Church in Chipata. Chipata is located on Zambia’s eastern border with Malawi. In June 2015, Sangwani was ordained and sent by Calvary Baptist to plant a church in... Keep Reading

Africa Coordinator News: Transitioning In

Posted August 4, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Now that Forrest has posted his ‘farewell’ to the Africa Blog, I suppose it is time for me to make introductions. For those who have followed HeartCry for some time, introductions are not necessary, but for the rest I will provide some background. I first came to HeartCry in 2008, as the initial step in going as a missionary to the Lozi people of Western Zambia. During the year-long planning and preparation phase, I served as the Coordinator for Africa. In 2009, my brother, Shannon,... Keep Reading

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Africa Coordinator News: Transitioning Out

Posted August 3, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Warm greetings in the Beloved. I just wanted to give you all a bit of an update about what's happening here in-office lately. It has been my privilege the past 15 months or so to be able to serve as a Coordinator for Africa, maintaining contact with the men in the field and posting their reports on the blog. This opportunity has been a truly blessed one, and I would not trade it for anything. My trip to Zambia and Ethiopia just over a year ago was of great value to me. I got to see the vision ... Keep Reading

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There are times when mission work seems difficult, particularly to those of us who are on the ground. There is often a feeling of doubt, as if perhaps we did not hear God’s call properly. Our desire is to see results as soon as possible after taking up the challenge. This has been my expectation and I believe an expectation from all of us at Mount Makulu Baptist Church (MMBC) in Chilanga, Zambia. Chimasulo Baptist Church (CBC) is MMBC’s first-ever mission work. This explains our... Keep Reading

Paul Onyango: Difficulties and Encouragements in Kenya

Posted June 18, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Dear Friends, We greet you in the name of Jesus Christ, who died so that we may live for Him. We always remember you in our prayers, so that our fellowship may continue for the glory of God. May His kingdom continue expanding through your prayer and generosity as we wait for His second coming! We missionaries cannot thank you enough for this support, but He who knows us all will reward you. Do pray for our nation; the recent Garissa attack (media news story) has left Kenya in a mourning mood. ... Keep Reading

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