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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 […]

  • The Chameleon and the Snake
    by welsfriendsofafrica.com 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 welsfriendsofafrica.com 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.

  • All Twenty-Two Pastors and Clarice, Too
    by welsfriendsofafrica.com on May 4, 2022 at 8:00 am

    A seven-day Psalms study with African pastors in Lusaka, Zambia might seem like a story without sizzle. But this one: wow. In a way, the story starts almost two years ago. In June 2020 the Confessional Lutheran Institute (CLI), the educational arm of WELS World Missions’ One Africa Team, formed a cohort of African Lutheran … Continue reading "All Twenty-Two Pastors and Clarice, Too" The post All Twenty-Two Pastors and Clarice, Too appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Comings and Goings
    by welsfriendsofafrica.com on March 16, 2022 at 2:33 am

    “The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore” Psalm 121:8 This story is both late and early. It is late because it is partly about the retirement service for Pastor Mutebele Chijoka (pronounced “moo-tay-BAY-lay chi-JOE-ka”) of the Lutheran Church of Central Africa – Zambia Synod on Sunday 27 November 2021 … Continue reading "Comings and Goings" The post Comings and Goings appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.

  • Back to Cameroon
    by welsfriendsofafrica.com on March 2, 2022 at 2:37 am

    This week’s post is written by Missionary Dan Kroll, the One Africa Team liaison to Nigeria and Cameroon. He recently went back to Cameroon for a regional meeting with pastors from the Lutheran Church of Cameroon, Christ the King Lutheran Church of Nigeria, and All Saints Lutheran Church of Nigeria. We’ve been pretty busy in … Continue reading "Back to Cameroon" The post Back to Cameroon appeared first on WELS Friends of Africa.