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Missionary Spotlight – Snakes (and ants) alive!
October 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Snakes (and ants) alive!

Snakes (and ants) alive! Let me tell you a couple of things from Guinea to remind you to pray for the safety of missionaries.      In the cool of a January morning our missionary colleague went outside to turn on their generator. When he opened the door to the generator house, he was greeted by…

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Missionary Spotlight – New Tribes Mission in Guinea, West Africa
October 2009

Missionary Spotlight – New Tribes Mission in Guinea, West Africa

New Tribes Mission in Guinea, West Africa The country of Guinea is home to about 40 people groups, most of which are classed as least-reached or unreached with the gospel. It is just the sort of place one would expect to find a mission like New Tribes Mission (NTM), since our mandate is to assist…

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Missionary Spotlight – Guinea turned 50
October 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Guinea turned 50

Guinea turned 50 The year 2008 marked the 50th anniversary of Guinea's independence from France. In honour of the occasion, a colleague wrote the following words: 'We prefer liberty in poverty to slavery in riches'.      For this ideal the Republic of Guinea fought and gained independence from French colonial rule. But during the next…

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October 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Republic of Guinea Fact File

Republic of Guinea fact file The population is just over 10 million.  The highest point in the country is Mont Nimba (5,748 feet).  Guinea is ranked 13th from the bottom among the poorest countries in the world. Guinea possesses over 25 billion metric tons of bauxite (nearly half the world's reserves), over 4 billion tons of high-grade…

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