Known as the “Forest Children”, the Lobi people number over 300,000 in Burkina Faso. Because of continued raids from other tribes, the Lobi developed fortress-type houses and poison arrow weapons.  They are animistic with worship of deceased ancestors and objects of nature. Most have never yet heard a clear presentation of the Gospel message, but […]
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Joshua, a missionary among the Fulani in Nigeria was murdered in 2015 by radical Islamic Fulani tribesmen aligned with Boko Hiram. Blessing, Joshua’s Nigerian widow, and her two young children continued to live in the Jakun Koma tribal village, where she and Joshua had started their first church. Since Joshua’s death, Blessing’s school for orphans […]
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Welcome to the Missions Minute Story of making disciples who make disciples. Jesus commanded us to “Make disciples of all nations.” From northeast India Rhakho has traversed dense forests to remote tribal peoples. On one trek he came to a clearing where he faced a naked tribal man holding a spear. He soon discovered he […]
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As Jason and I walked to the center of the farm, I could feel the temperature drop several degrees due to the lushness of the vegetation around. Located in the desert of northern Kenya, this land was not always like this. In fact, when we selected it for the farm site, it was barren, dry, […]
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In March 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began rejection major child assistance from organizations that didn’t align with India’s Hindu ideological standards. Miraculously, despite this, I was still able to serve with Bethany International’s team in India for my global internship. I spent the majority of my time in India teaching the English language to […]
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Marseille, France: Europe’s Gateway to North Africa Marseille provides a critical access point to several North African people groups who would otherwise be extremely challenging for Christians to reach – including the Algerian Moabite Berbers who have no known Christians among them. We are reaching out to the secular (anti-religious) French nationals as well as […]
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In 2012, I was given an offer that would forever change the direction of my family’s life and ministry. I was asked to consider the role of International Director of Bethany Gateways – Bethany International’s sending agency. At that point, we had been living in Africa for 13 years with no intention of leaving any […]
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“How can I experience a deeper work of Christ in my life?” As we know, the message of the Cross is the transforming power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes. Though we were spiritually dead because of our sins, God brought us life and forgave all of our transgression. We became new […]
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