As I look back over the last year, I can’t help but be extremely grateful and know that God is good! We have been in Nigeria now for almost three months, and I am excited to see what God will do this year.
In the months of November and December, we were able to get much accomplished. We were able to find a beautiful house, a vehicle, and take care of many of the other day-to-day details required for us to live here. The house that we were able to rent has many of the aesthetics we were praying for. God has blessed us beyond measure! Both Zeke and Gianna seem to be adjusting well to the climate, culture, etc. Erin has done a wonderful job with settling into our home and getting involved at the church.
In December, we had the opportunity to fly to Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, which is about seven hours from Abuja by road. I took the whole family, and we were able to go soul winning on Saturday and see multiple souls saved. On Sunday, I had the opportunity to preach their end-of-the-year Thanksgiving service, and Erin and I sang. Please pray, as I will be returning sometime this year to help the pastor start a Bible institute. We also had the opportunity to visit and preach at a church near where we live this past Sunday. It is wonderful to see all that God has done in church planting here over the years!
Erin has started to play the piano at Truth and teach a teen girls’ Sunday school class; she is also overseeing the start of a nursery. This past Sunday was the first day for the nursery, and it went very well. I’ve been able to preach at Truth multiple times, at a Youth Conference, at youth meetings, and at the seminary chapel. Please pray, as I will teaching a Bible Doctrines class at the institute here at Truth for the next six weeks.
We have been overwhelmed and humbled to see how God is using us and hundreds of others to get the Gospel to this needy country of Nigeria. Thank you for your prayers and support. We know that it takes folks like you to send folks like us.
In His service,
Daniel, Erin, Ezekiel, and Gianna Lang