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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 […]

  • Have No Fear, Little Flock
    by on September 20, 2023 at 8:00 am

    A little flock gathered in Douala, Cameroon Monday, August 28 through Friday, August 31. We were six sheep. Six shepherds. Two from Christ the King Lutheran Synod of Nigeria— Pastor Idorenyin Joshua Udo and Pastor Aniedi Paul Udo; Two from the Lutheran Church of Cameroon— Pastor Mesue Israel Muankume and Pastor Ngalame Gervase; and Two … Continue reading "Have No Fear, Little Flock" The post Have No Fear, Little Flock appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Who was in Sondu?
    by on June 21, 2023 at 8:00 am

    Who was in Sondu? This is my friend John. He was in Sondu, Kenya. We helped lead a workshop for church leaders and treasurers in the Lutheran Churches in Mission for Christ (LCMC). He is an experienced financial professional and a dedicated Christian. He led parts of the workshop. So did two other laymen. John … Continue reading "Who was in Sondu?" The post Who was in Sondu? appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • A Purpose to Feed
    by on May 31, 2023 at 8:00 am

    Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails (Prov 19:21) Missionaries from the Wisconsin Synod (WELS) began to offer advanced training for pastors of The Lutheran Church of Cameroon (LCC) in 1979. Two decades later, the WELS helped construct a seminary campus for the LCC in the … Continue reading "A Purpose to Feed" The post A Purpose to Feed appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • The Chameleon and the Snake
    by on November 30, 2022 at 7:11 am

    Do you know about Lumvwi (“chameleon”) and Njoka (“snake”)? Let’s re-tell their story in several sections since I have a second African saga to share. That tale is true. From October 24 through November 21 Dr. Al Sorum of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and I led others on a learning journey. We met with brothers and … Continue reading "The Chameleon and the Snake" The post The Chameleon and the Snake appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Double the Pastors
    by on July 6, 2022 at 8:00 am

    You can double the pastors serving your church body in one day! Considering the current number of vacancies in the Wisconsin Synod, that claim sounds like an internet scam. But that’s what has happened to our mission partners in Nigeria. Tried and True Teaching Christ the King Lutheran Church of Nigeria is based in the … Continue reading "Double the Pastors" The post Double the Pastors appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.