Lord willing, one week from today, our family will board a plane in Chicago and fly back to Ghana. Yesterday, we left my parents’ home in Virginia, and we are heading towards Northwest Indiana. We have felt very loved by our family and by our brothers and sisters in Christ as we have traveled. Still, we are anxious to get back to our home and church in Kumasi. Please pray that our return to Ghana would not be delayed. Also, as always, please pray for our team families. This month, please consider reading a prayer letter from the Christiansens and praying specifically for them. Their prayer letters are available at http://fbmi.org/missionary/christiansenm#updates
I would like to thank God for the open doors that He has given to our ministry. In this letter, I wanted to mention three specific opportunities our men had to reach out earlier this year.
Our Bible college graduate, Rancy Harris, is from Liberia, but God brought him to our ministry more than ten years ago. His staff duties primarily include overseeing our building projects. Right now he is overseeing the work as we add a second floor to our school building. In March, Brother Rancy Harris made a trip to Liberia to assist Missionary John Hays and our graduate, Pastor George Menyon, in distributing water- purification systems there. Along with the distribution of 150 systems, evangelistic meetings were held, which resulted in three churches being established. Here is a link to Brother Hays’ prayer letter about this distribution: http://tinyurl.com/WaterMinistryLiberia
Upper East Region, Ghana
Last year, Pastor Moses Danlardi contacted us after hearing about our church through our TV ministry. He is a pastor in the Upper East Region. Pastor Moses has visited us several times for additional training. In July, Brother Rancy and two of our Bible college students visited Pastor Moses’ church and three other churches with which he has influence. Brother Rancy reports that Pastor Moses is putting into practice what he has learned from our ministry. During their trip, 64 people made professions of faith in Christ. In August, Pastor Danlardi attended our Pastors’ and Workers’ Conference with three other men. Two of these men, Johnson and Richard, have now enrolled in our Bible college.
Missionary Jerry Wyatt III graciously invited our ministry to send a representative to participate in and learn from their Stadium Crusade. We decided to send our Bible college graduate and national pastor, Pastor Kingsley Addai. Pastor Kingsley made this trip to Tanzania in July, and he learned much from the experience and won souls along the way. Please visit Pastor Kingsley’s Facebook page (kingsley.addai.73) to learn more about his ministry, including his trip to visit Brother Wyatt’s ministry.
Yours for souls,