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Christ for All, Great News for Africa. Seven words. One passion. A core focus of the One Africa Team (OAT) that burns like fire in the belly. That Godly desire. That Christ-like obsession. That Spirit-driven yearn of the heart. I could sense the hunger in the room: a resolve to know Christ and to make […]

  • Life is Full of Challenges
    by shepherdroebke@gmail.com on February 10, 2021 at 8:00 am

    “Life is full of challenges,” notes Pastor Ochichi Nyangau. “Each day comes with its own.” Meet Richard Ochichi Nyangau, a pastor in Kenya who has served three parishes. He is one of my brothers in the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LC-MC). Pastor Ochichi and I got acquainted recently online. From October 2020 through … Continue reading "Life is Full of Challenges" The post Life is Full of Challenges appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Be Patient Until School Starts
    by shepherdroebke@gmail.com on December 30, 2020 at 8:39 am

    “Therefore, brothers, be patient until the coming of the Lord” (James 5:7a EHV). This is a timely section of Scripture for us all but especially for those of us involved in worker training.  Back in March of 2020 most all of us throughout the world were beginning to experience the different challenges of the COVID … Continue reading "Be Patient Until School Starts" The post Be Patient Until School Starts appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Building God’s House in Malawi
    by shepherdroebke@gmail.com on December 2, 2020 at 9:32 am

    Building God’s House in Malawi It’s been fun to watch the progress.  Standing on my front porch, I can look across the road to see the new house being built.  The house is being built on the campus of the Lutheran Bible Institute (LBI) in Lilongwe, Malawi.  Once it is completed, it will be a … Continue reading "Building God’s House in Malawi" The post Building God’s House in Malawi appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Meet Pastor Kamwata
    by shepherdroebke@gmail.com on July 29, 2020 at 8:00 am

    This week’s post is written by guest author David Kamwata, who is a pastor in the Lutheran Church of Central Africa – Zambia Synod. Personal Background I was born on 1st November 1969, in Kaoma, a district in the western part of Zambia. I was the second-born in a family of five. My parents were … Continue reading "Meet Pastor Kamwata" The post Meet Pastor Kamwata appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Portrait of a Gospel Harvester
    by shepherdroebke@gmail.com on July 1, 2020 at 8:50 am

    Picture Moshe, a first-century Galilean farmer. Moshe learns that Yeshua, the traveling rabbi he has heard so much about, has returned to the fishing village. Moshe aches, head and heart, for God’s kingdom. He decides to leave his farm for a day, walk the whole way, or catch a ride on an ox-cart, and see … Continue reading "Portrait of a Gospel Harvester" The post Portrait of a Gospel Harvester appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.