Over half the world’s population growth is expected to be in Africa between now and 2050. In the next few decades millions of people will build lives in countries marked by poverty, corruption and war.
There was a time in Australian history where you could chat to a neighbour about their weekend plans, and a family visit to church and this month’s working bee would easily come up. Some neighbours may have been ‘Christmas Christians’ more than weekly attendees, but connection to a church community was fairly standard.
Official estimates claim roughly 2.4 million people living in rural Malawi are without access to a safe water source, but the actual number may be twice as high – largely due to increasingly non-functional water points and a rapidly growing population.
Movement Day Africa 2018 has brought together approximately 500 church and marketplace ministry leaders. It has been an exciting time of fellowship and rallying together to strategise effective impact of the gospel throughout African cities.
Elijah Karachi grew up in a polygamous family in which his father had five wives. “We never had much attention from our parents because there were so many of us,” Elijah recalled. “We went to church sometimes but we weren’t committed members. I remember hearing the message of Jesus but it never really mattered to me.”
The Adama Mission took place 26-29 December bringing local churches together for the citywide mission! 360 evangelists went out for one-to-one stratified evangelism on the first day reaching 6,000 people with the gospel of Christ!
As we draw towards the close of 2018, I’d like to take this opportunity to salute all of you—our prayer and financial partners and my colleagues in African Enterprise—for having so valiantly proclaimed Christ throughout Africa in what for many has not been an easy year. I say this in view of what the Lord has helped us to achieve this year where over 110,000 have dedicated their lives to Christ through our missions.
What a Pillar of hope for the residents of Hopely urban slum settlements in Harare Zimbabwe!
Please pray for Guide, AE Zimbabwe Team Leader and all those currently struggling in Zimbabwe.
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