That His name be great among the nations

Malachi 1:11

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Sam Oluoch: Update on New Nairobi Church

Posted May 29, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Sam & MellyLast year Sam and Melly Oluoch launched a new church plant in Nairobi, and it has been a while since we updated you on their progress.  They quickly accumulated a list of at least 20 prospects for the new church. The problem was that their home could barely hold more than 15, limiting the size of the meetings... Keep Reading

Uganda: From Pastor Hater to Pastoral Intern

Posted May 22, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Bill leader trainingOne of the most challenging parts of planting a church is developing leaders. Evangelism, preaching, organizing meetings – these are relatively easy compared to teaching, training, and discipling men, and then discerning and nurturing their gifting and calling. Bill Issa in Kampala, Uganda... Keep Reading

Meet Our Newest South African Missionaries

Posted May 15, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Sammy & Itu (small)Sammy Leballo – Pastor, Soweto Like many of the South African township pastors supported by HeartCry, Sammy Leballo is a graduate of Christ Seminary in Polokwane, a school affiliated with Master’s Seminary. Sammy was taken on as a pastoral intern at Midrand Chapel, learning from well-r... Keep Reading

Poniso preachingPoniso Kuyumbana (preaching left) is missionary pastor of Senanga Baptist Church.  He is very zealous to take the Gospel and plant churches among the unreached Lozi people of Western Zambia.  In his recent report, he shared the testimony of a man who proves the Gospel's power to save where the... Keep Reading

Sam & SamThe long-term impact of one pastor’s hunger for biblical truth is truly profound. Only eternity will reveal the full fruit resulting from one man falling in love with sound doctrine and resolving to expose others to the truths he cherishes. That man is Pastor Andrew of Christian Fellowship Baptist Church in Ny... Keep Reading

Hell's Kitchen evangelismChurch-planting in Bellville South, Cape Town, South Africa is messy, hard, and sometimes downright ugly. The day-to-day situations faced by Mario and Quinton Maneville are difficult for many of us to even comprehend. You will not find glamor or sensationalism in Mario and Quinton’... Keep Reading

Eldoret Baptism candidatesNaphtally Ogallo is pastor of Grace Baptist Church in the prominent university city of Eldoret in western Kenya.  Church-planting pastors often endure long seasons of plowing, planting, and watering, all the while eagerly watching for signs of growth.  Naphtally and his co-pa... Keep Reading

Joshua fallsJoshua Lungu is pastor of Shalom Baptist Church in Kasama, northern Zambia.  In his latest report, Joshua tells the heartwarming story of a young lady and her fiance who walked a painful path to her conversion. "We first met Lucy when she was invited to our church by her fiancé, Emmanuel. Emmanuel ... Keep Reading

Call for Help from Rwanda

Posted April 3, 2019  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Bill ISome readers will remember the horrific genocide that occurred in Rwanda in the 1990's.  I have long prayed for a strong gospel witness and biblical church in Rwanda.  Words fail to describe my emotions as I read Bill Issa's latest report: “Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, ... Keep Reading

Filming a Documentary in Zambia

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

1 Isaac interviewI just returned from one of the most unique trips I’ve ever taken to Africa. I had the privilege of leading a team in the filming of a documentary on the ministerial colleges of Zambia. Peter, a film editor working in Hollywood, and Mark, a videographer for an advertising agency in L.A., volunteere... Keep Reading

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