Africa

Burundi New Believers Baptized

Our SDB Brethren in Burundi has been experiencing many challenges but continues to remind us that the mission of the church is to win souls. They report the baptism of 25 new believers on March 31, 2018. This baptism was conducted by Pastor Calist of ... Read More

Malawi Motorcycle Project   

The Malawi SDB Conference is seeking partnerships to help them acquire a motorbike to be used as primary transportation for Pastors and leaders to get to churches and to support the work of their Conference, evangelism & discipleship. The Republic of Malawi has an estimated ... Read More

Rwanda Restoration Update   

Earlier this year the Society solicited prayer and monetary support for SDBs in Rwanda. 31 of their 35 church buildings that failed to meet the Government’s new standards were closed and the remaining 4 given short deadlines to reach the standards. According to the Baptist ... Read More

Please Pray for the Missions Team now in Tanzania

Thanks to God and all who supported this mission to Tanzania, the team arrived safely in Tanzania yesterday, July 12th, and are currently preparing for approximately two weeks of ministry under the theme: “Finding Life, Being the Light”. They are: Alessandra Selhorst (co-leader, Brazil), Tango Phiri ... Read More

Focus Article: AWARE! ASK! ACT! – About my first trip to Africa (Sabbath Recorder, July/Aug 2018)

  Last September, Pastor Andy Samuels and I visited some of our SDB congregations in Rwanda, Uganda, and Malawi. We had the privilege of working with many of their pastors. I’m unable to translate into just 500 words my entire experience there, so let me ... Read More

Sponsor a Bike for Zambia Evangelism

The Missionary Society in partnership with the Zambian SDB Conference is seeking sponsorships to purchase sixteen (16) bicycles to be used in ministry. Transport is one of the biggest challenges in rural Zambia. SDB Pastors and Leaders have to walk great distances to visit churches ... Read More

Focus Article: BRAZIL MINISTERS WITH MUSIC IN AFRICA (Sabbath Recorder, June 2018)

Two Brazilian musicians were confronted with the prospect of going to Africa to share their talents with SDB young people in Malawi while waiting for flights leaving the Seventh Day Baptist World Federation meetings in January of 2017 . The Miranda family had just finished ... Read More

Matching/Sponsor to Reopen Churches 

The Rwandan SDB Conference is seeking partnerships to reopen churches that do not meet the Government’s newly established standards.  This new order requires that churches have: 4 toilet stalls, paved parking, two water tanks, church property at least 1.25 acres, building soundproofed and cleaned. All ... Read More

Tanzania Van Repair Update

Because of your support of approximately $770 to repair a broken down vehicle, the Tanzanian SDB Conference is once again equipped to minister to its churches and take the gospel to the highways and byways. “We so far have gained a number of blessings through ... Read More

Focus Article: GOD IS GOOD IN BURUNDI (Sabbath Recorder, April 2018)

In October of 2015, I had the privilege of traveling to the African countries of Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi with Johnmark Camenga, pastor of Lost Creek SDB Church in West Virginia. Before going, the lead pastor in Burundi, Gilbert Ndwayo, advised me that we should ... Read More