Demonic Activity And Missions

Here it is, one of the least talked about, frequently avoided topics in biblically conservative circles. Demonic activity. Our Pentecostal and charismatic brothers love to talk about it. Christians around the world discuss it frequently. But, in the polite, conservative, churches in the suburban US we don’t discuss it. We… Continue reading

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Hope Baptist Church, Sitima

Today we visited a church in the village of Sitima, where pastor Chinthalo is serving his people. Sitima is located in a remote area, 50 minutes driving distance from town, off the main road, off a dirt road and even off a bicycle path. In many places the grass has… Continue reading

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Malawi’s looming food crisis

Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world, with 53% of the population living below the national poverty line and 90% of whom are living on less than $2 per day.  The large majority of the population lives in rural areas, engaged in subsistence farming. People here depend… Continue reading

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That I may gain Christ

“God wouldn’t call me to risk my health, or my family’s health, or our lives, would He?” When we first surrendered for the work in Malawi, someone with a prominent position in the church took me aside and told me I was unwise and irresponsible for taking my family –… Continue reading

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Water well for Mpyupyu

Imagine your life without access to clean water… Imagine yourself having to wake up early in the morning and walk long distances to the nearest source of water… Imagine the hardships you would have to endure if your access to water was limited solely based on your beliefs… Continue reading

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Ministry updates

Hope for the Future

It has been several months since my last update on this blog. Several factors played a role: time, tiredness, very slow internet, etc, many times all three at the same time. It is now mid-November and we just had our last short term mission team for this year and I… Continue reading

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Hope Baptist Church, Likangala

Hope Baptist Church, Likangala

Today we visited again our church in the village of Likangala and we were blessed to be in fellowship with these sweet Brothers and Sisters of ours and with our Lord. The church service was short because the roof has not been installed yet and the sun was beating down… Continue reading

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Hope Baptist Church, Milepa

Hope Baptist Church, Milepia

Every day is a new experience in Africa, or that is what I keep telling everyone that visits us. Mondays to Saturdays, we find new challenges but it seems like on Sundays, all these challenges have, all of a sudden, new proportions. The devil is fighting hard to discourage us, to slow… Continue reading

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A special day in Muheriwa

Every day in Malawi is special, because every day we have new chances to serve the Lord and serve the people in Malawi in unique and effective ways. When it comes to days like today, a Sunday, the opportunities are even greater as I have the responsibility to open and… Continue reading

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