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Missionary Spotlight – Opportunities in Mozambique
March 2002

Missionary Spotlight – Opportunities in Mozambique

Christian missionaries have freedom to work in Mozambique provided they do so responsibly. There are many opportunities. Here are some examples. Unreached First, northern Mozambique is an area where Islam is strong and many people have never heard the name of Christ. However, some missionaries are working in rural areas and larger towns like Nampula, Pemba…

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Missionary Spotlight
September 2001

Missionary Spotlight

Open doors in MozambiqueWhat makes serving the Lord in Mozambique so exciting is knowing that the gospel is reaching many areas for the very first time. The church is in her first generation, and work done now could have a lasting impact for generations to come. What an opportunity! Past and present Throughout the 470 years…

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Missionary Spotlight – Mozambique’s legacy
September 2001

Missionary Spotlight – Mozambique’s legacy

In the 1300s, Arab slave traders colonised the north of Mozambique and people groups like the Yao, Makonde, Makwe and coastal Makuas were converted to a 'folk' Islam. Two centuries later this Arab Islamic influence gave way to Portuguese, Roman Catholic, domination. This continued for 500 years, until Portuguese colonialism was replaced by the Communism…

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September 2001

Missionary Spotlight – Fact File – Mozambique

Fact File: Mozambique  Area: 309,496 square miles. Neighbouring countries: South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Environment: Mainly low-lying with a tropical climate; higher terrain in the north and west (Monte Binga 2,436 m). While drought affects its hinterland, cyclones from the Indian Ocean can bring devastating floods. The River Zambesi runs east-west…

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