AFRICA PRAYER


2018-01-11
Phil and Elin picked their kids Callie and Elias up from school in Kenya and began a whirlwind trip to Australia. Read Full Story
2018-01-10

Paul and Marina will return at the end of the month with another suitcase full of teaching materials and Scripture portions.

 Read Full Story
2018-01-04
Ladies attended from all over the country for a time of rest and relaxation, taking a break from their busy lives to spend some time listening, sharing and in worship. Esmé made new friends, enjoyed good food and the luxury of being in a hotel! Read Full Story
2017-12-14
Regina has a new language helper and they meet three times a week. Pray for their conversations, relationship and language study. Read Full Story
2017-12-04
Andrew and Eliza were surprised when they realised that they have only been back in Senegal for three and a half months; for them it felt so much longer. Read Full Story
2017-11-29
After spending a very busy two months in their village in Ivory Coast Paul and Marina Briggs arrived back in the UK this week. Read Full Story
2017-11-20

Two days before the anniversary of the Reformation about seven hundred Christians gathered for a thanksgiving service outside the church that Steve and Moira attend. The service lasted for almost four hours and included a talk on the history of the Reformation given by the pastor of their church. He quoted a local proverb that says, "If a tree does not know it's roots it will not stand." There was much singing, dancing and celebration. After the service everyone ate a communal meal served in large bowls and then watched a film about Martin Luther.

 Read Full Story
2017-11-19

Theo enjoys translating, but he covets your prayers for His inspiration in how to communicate clearly to French-as-a-second-language missionary candidates or co-workers.

 Read Full Story
2017-11-10
Francois, Nadia and the children all miss their Mwinika family and friends. They miss the sounds of early morning as the village wakes up and the sun starts blazing in the bluest sky ever. They miss the smell of many evening fires and even the slightly off smell of dried fish and cassava roots!  They miss their friends, their warmth, their hospitality, and their smiles and even to share their tears. Read Full Story
2017-11-06
Pray for wisdom for Paul and Marina Briggs as the Loron believers bring questions about the Bible and what it teaches.  Read Full Story
2017-11-03

Phil and Elin still have a few weeks left to go, but their to-do list seems to be growing instead of shrinking. They are trusting God to strengthen them as they run their race. Time flies when you are having fun, but it also flies when your to-do list is longer than your grocery list. 

 Read Full Story
2017-10-05
After three weeks of hard work in the capital, Stephen and Moira Poulson were finally able to complete the revised literacy course for the Baynunk language. They now have five primers, five 'readers' to go with each primer, one pre-literacy booklet, a writing workbook, a teacher's guide and numerous syllable cards and key word cards ready for printing; all which are necessary to restart a Baynunk literacy course. Courses were done many years ago but faded out. Read Full Story
2017-09-29
Alessandro and Chantal have been waiting a long time for this moment and they are thankful to have finally settled in a Konyagi village where they can be immersed in the context and focus on learning. Read Full Story
2017-09-16
Dubby recently took a trip to the Saafi in Senegal where he previously served with his wife Anna. While he was away, Anna, who has Parkinson’s, was well looked after by another family. Read Full Story
2017-09-13
Eveline praises the Lord for a restful as well as profitable time in Northern Ireland connecting with friends and family and good uneventful flights back to Senegal. Read Full Story
2017-09-08
For Andrew and Eliza living in the city so that they can connect with the local church in order to reach out together to the Saafi people. It is a new adventure and they are thankful that their moving went well and they praise the Lord for His provision of housing.  Read Full Story
2017-09-07
Jan and Doortje minister to the Komono people in Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso itinerantly from The Netherlands. Read Full Story
2017-09-05
Steve and Moira have remained in the capital Dakar to take part in a literacy workshop that is due to last three weeks. Three teams are there from various parts of West Africa with the goal of putting together complete literacy courses, one for each team. Each team has to have at least two native speakers as language helpers. Read Full Story
2017-08-31
A lot has been accomplished on the office building over the last two weeks. The roof is now on, and windows are being made and walls plastered. Read Full Story
2017-08-30
Thirty years ago, Paul and Marina Briggs moved into a Loron village in northern Ivory Coast to become part of the missionary team working among this unreached people group. Read Full Story