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World Mission – African pastors’ conferences

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January 2011
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World Mission – African pastors’ conferences

African pastors’ conferences   North Africa was full of churches in the first centuries after the apostles. Churches, Bible schools, libraries and missionary enterprise flourished across the Mediterranean coast of North Africa.      Before the apostles set foot in Europe, the church in Africa was advancing. It grew for 600 years. Then suddenly in…

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World MIssion – Spiritual warfare in Africa

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November 2010
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World MIssion – Spiritual warfare in Africa

Spiritual warfare in Africa   Scapegoats are always welcome. Some Christians blame evil spirits for many of the problems of life, including their own personal deficiencies and failures. A recent book on the subject refers to a woman who cast out demons from her toaster when it broke down. Is there really a demon…

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September 2007
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Africa Bible Commentary: A One-Volume Commentary Written by 70 African Scholars

The general aim of the Africa Bible Commentary (ABC) is ‘to make the Word of God speak relevantly to African realities today’ and certainly that is the case. The editor has done a remarkable job of bringing great diversity generally within sound Scriptural parameters. In addition to biblical commentary, ABC covers issues ranging from…

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Missionary Spotlight – Pastor training International

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July 2007
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Missionary Spotlight – Pastor training International

Pastor training International   Can you imagine how your Christian life would develop if your pastor had never been trained for church ministry, had few or no books, and was unable to access biblical helps on the internet? Yet this situation faces many pastors and congregations in developing countries today. Gold and hot cake…

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Missionary Spotlight – Child slavery in Africa

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March 2007
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Missionary Spotlight – Child slavery in Africa

Every Child Ministries (ECM) is one of many evangelical ministries across the world that ministers to slaves. This report was compiled by Candice Arveson of Action International Ministries (www.actionintl.org). In June 1981 John and Lorella Rouster with their three children began serving as missionaries in Nkara, Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo). It…

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June 2005
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Africa revisited

A report on John Blanchard’s latest visits John Blanchard recently returned from his fifth preaching tour in South Africa, and the fourth sponsored by Alpha and Omega Foundation in conjunction with Christian Book Discounters. CBD was established in 1995 with the aim of providing quality Christian books at the best possible prices to countries…

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Missionary Spotlight – African dimensions

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April 2004
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Missionary Spotlight – African dimensions

I have recently returned from southern Africa as part of my work for the Dorothea Mission and am reflecting on a memorable trip that overwhelmed the senses. I was left with a vision of the immense problems of the region and yet the immense opportunities. Problems   The problems run through every aspect of…

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