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Marshal Baptizes a Converted Muslim

Posted November 10, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

profile_marshal_kMarshal Kasongo is planting Mapalo Reformed Baptist Church in the city of Ndola, located in the Copperbelt region of northern Zambia.  In his latest update, Marshal wrote: "We have been working so hard to have the church experience the first water baptism ever as Mapalo Reformed Baptist Church. On 1st November, 2015, we baptized fi... Keep Reading

New Missionary in Botswana

Posted November 2, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

michael.l_profileWith the help of Kabwata Baptist Church and HeartCry, Central Baptist Church in Gaborone, Botswana (pastored by HeartCry missionary Monametsi Bahudi) is sending Michael Legodi to pastor their church plant in Francistown, Botswana.  Michael is from a small town just south of Francistown, which is the nation's second largest city and... Keep Reading

Please Pray for Pastor Sunkutu

Posted October 29, 2015  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Kennedy SunkutuDear Brothers and Sisters, Please pray for Pastor Kennedy Sunkutu of Kafue, Zambia.  We recently received the sad news that Brother Kennedy is in the advanced stages of kidney failure.  He is in desperate need of a transplant or faces dialysis for the rest of his life.  Kennedy is a good and faithful servant of Chri... 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

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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