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Encouragements in Namibia
October 2012

Encouragements in Namibia

Encouragements in NamibiaImagine one of the tutors at London Theological Seminary being interviewed on prime time BBC breakfast television, sympathetically and at some length. That gives you the idea of what happened on the state-owned Namibia Broadcasting Company’s breakfast programme. One of the lecturers at Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary (NETS) in Windhoek was invited…

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May 2002

Missionary Spotlight – Facts

Area— 318,215 square miles. Neighbours — Angola, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa.Environment — Hot desert. The Namib Desert runs along the western coast, the Kalahari Desert runs to the east. The Orange and Zambezi rivers form part of Namibia's borders.Population — 1.8 million.Urbanisation : 39%.Ethnicgroups— Bantu 73%, Khoisan 9%, Damara 6%, European or Afrikaans 5%, mixed race 7%.Languages — English…

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Missionary Spotlight – Developments in Ovamboland
May 2002

Missionary Spotlight – Developments in Ovamboland

Radio preaching and open-air evangelistic campaigns among the Oshivambo people have resulted in much blessing. As a result, new village churches have started. The work has proved particularly fruitful in seven villages. This fruitfulness is demonstrated by groups of people now gathering to listen to the preaching and teaching of God's Word in an ongoing…

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Missionary Spotlight – AIM and AEF
May 2002

Missionary Spotlight – AIM and AEF

The gospel was first preached in Namibia in the first half of the nineteenth century, when a strong Evangelicalism emerged. However, the influence of liberal theology gradually led to a weakening of the churches, and large numbers of professing Christians mixed their beliefs with ancestor worship. But the Dutch Reformed Church remained evangelical in doctrine.The…

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Missionary Spotlight – Encouragements in Namibia
May 2002

Missionary Spotlight – Encouragements in Namibia

The South African Baptist Union began missionary work in Namibia in the 1950s. They were followed by Southern Baptists, who caused much harm by their emphasis on baptismal regeneration. As a result many in their churches today have not repented of sin and are not born again. Blessing A few of us in recent years have discovered…

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Missionary Spotlight
May 2002

Missionary Spotlight

The gospel in Namibia Namibia was a German colony between 1883 and 1915. Subsequently it was ruled by South Africa until 1990. The first missionaries to arrive in Namibia were Abraham and Christian Albrecht of the London Missionary Society (LMS). They crossed the Orange River and established a mission station in the deep south of Namibia…

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