Africa

Evangelism Mission To Kenya

A missions call has come  from Kenya, requesting a  team to assist them in an evangelism crusade and four of our missionaries have responded: Garfield Miller (SDB Missionary Society), Nathan Crowder (Boulder SDB, CO), Sydney Looper (North Loup SDB, NE) and Elisabeth Lawson (Colton SDB, ... Read More

Joel and Laura Sutton Update – Haiti

The Suttons, in their recent update, exclamed that it is hard to believe they are approaching their third year anniversary in Haiti and that their almost three years there have been “a blessing scattered with hardships”. They conclude that change is constant on the mission ... Read More

Bringing Water to the Thirsty

We have received requests from our brothers and sisters abroad to help them minister to communities where access to clean water is hard or impossible to obtain. In the remote community of Magbema, Sierra Leone they have to trek a steep hill each time they ... Read More

Malawi Music Mission Team Call

Father and daughter, Luiz and Cristiane Miranda, Brazilian SDBs, are organizing a music missions trip to Malawi. Music is very integral to the worship of Africans and so the plan is to teach 30 Malawian youths music theory & the skills to play different instruments. ... Read More

Irrigation Farming Project – Tanzania

Drought is badly affecting people in north-west Tanzania. SDBs there are taking steps to farm using the limited water they have. They report that since most SDB families did not have any spare   food from last year, hopes are diminishing for 2017, as the lack ... Read More

South Sudan Relief Report

The following is a letter the Society received from South Sudan after we sent funds from donations for disaster relief: Dear Clinton R. Brown, Subject: South Sudan relief report   I am please to send you a report on the funds that you send as ... Read More

Rwanda Youth Vocational Training  

The SDB Conference of Rwanda is seeking assistance to empower their youths  with skills so that they can earn for themselves. They are experiencing a very high level of unemployment among the youths, which results in additional burden on the church instead of contribution. It ... Read More

Disaster Relief (Tanz., Uganda & S. Sudan)  

Our SDB Brethren in East Africa are experiencing severe famine. They have been having it very difficult finding food daily to fend off starvation and death. The Society has sent some disaster relief funds for urgently needed food, but much more is needed. An SDB ... Read More

Focus Article – Family of Faith in Sierra Leone…No Matter What (Sabbath Recorder, May 2017)

In April, I had the privilege of traveling with David Johnson to visit our Seventh Day Baptist brothers and sisters in Sierra Leone, Africa. They have had many struggles in their ministry work, particularly in recent years. I was originally scheduled to visit them two ... Read More

Child Donation for Orphans

The Missionary Society got a heartwarming response to the request for donations to help orphans transition into adoptive families in Africa. Colleen, daughter of Chris & Joanna Bond (Marlboro SDB church, NJ) raised funds and wrote a note to adoptive parents to accompany her donation. ... Read More