Africa

Zambia Missions Trip Report

Pastor Matthew Olson and his wife Ellen traveled to Zambia in February, where they visited churches in Ndola, Kitwe, Lufwanyama, and Solwezi. They participated in an ordination service and the recognition/commissioning of TIME students. They provided leadership training to the pastor’s wives and women in ... Read More

PRAYER ALERT: Devastating Floods in Malawi

Prayer partners are asked to pray again for SDBs in Southern Malawi. They are being affected by more severe flooding. “I write to inform you and all believers about the disaster which has befallen us. Last week Malawi was devastated with floods in some parts ... Read More

Brazil TIME in Mozambique

Following the success with the Zambian TIME (Training In Ministry by Extension) program, we have been partnering with our brethren in Brazil to bring a similar series of training seminars to the SDB leadership in Mozambique.  The Brazilians are the natural choice to lead this ... Read More

Uganda Flood Recovery Update

Daniel Lubuto, leader of the Uganda SDB Conference wrote that the children have gone back to schools.  Thanks to your help a lot of needs were met including books now and initially with medical attention, food, mosquito nets and temporary shelter.  They have been placing ... Read More

Rwandan SDBs Proclaim Under Strife

Though faced with the threatened closer of 34 of their 35 church buildings, our brothers and sisters in Rwanda push forward with their efforts to share the gospel and make disciples. In a recent report, their leadership shared that they were shocked by the government ... Read More

Rwandan SDBs Continue to Rebuild

Faced with the threatened closer of 34 of their 35 church buildings in Rwanda, our brothers and sisters there called out for help to meet the standards their government imposed to use their facilities.  Since then, together we have helped them to reopen or keep ... Read More

Focus Article: Sierra Leone and unto the Uttermost (Sabbath Recorder, Jan 2019)

Last year when Clinton Brown and I went to Sierra Leone, we found a group of believers in Jesus Christ who were devoted to worshiping our Lord and Savior in Spirit and truth. The Seventh Day Baptists there were an inspiration to me in their ... Read More

Sierra Leone Motorbikes Continue

Because of your support the Sierra Leone motorcycle project is halfway there – The Missionary Society, earlier this year requested your support to get two (2) new motorcycles to SDB Pastors/Leaders in Sierra Leone. One motorcycle is now in the hands of their leaders and ... Read More

Growing Burundi SDB Conference

The Burundi SDB Conference has requested their international brothers and sisters to partner with them to repair and expand another of their meeting locations. They have completed the walls and ask for our help in purchasing metal roofing for their new building in Ruhagarika Village. ... Read More

Uganda Flood Relief Update

There once was an SDB church building in a Bududa District village where now only mud and a river remain. This was due to landslides October 2018 in eastern Uganda, triggered by torrential rains and an overflowing river. Many buildings, bridges, roads, crops and livestock ... Read More