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A Word from CEO Jennifer Merryman

Starting each summit with Jesus’ example: four of our key leaders washed the feet of our country team leaders and some of the youth leaders we invited. Above, Jen, our CEO, is […]

Young Leaders Catch the Movement

Our Child and Youth Leaders are one-of-a-kind: mature, bold, service-oriented and passionate about reaching children in challenging places for Christ! (Some faces/names may have been covered for security reasons.)

Equipping and empowering […]

Equipping with LAM

The Living Active Method is for everyone. Adults and children dramatize Matthew 18:1-6. In the middle is “the kingdom of heaven.” Participants on the left are the “sea.”

The Living Active Method […]

God’s Word is Living and Active

Adult and child leaders alike are excited, equipped and empowered to return to their own country to train others on the Living Active Method.

In both our East and West Africa summits […]

Supernatural Boldness

Committed to go: Three of our Youth Leaders, including Succes and Mercy, as we commission them to go out at a candle light ceremony.

I recently heard from our key West Africa […]

“To the North…Part 2”

DistributionI’m very happy to receive this gift! Because it is my first Bible and it has brought many changes in my life. First it helps me to know and read the word of […]

“To the North. . . .Part 1”

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“To the North!” For some of us, these words ring familiar.

Jill Pole said them in The Silver Chair, one of the stories in The Chronicles of Narnia series, written […]

“Arise O Sleeper”

This morning, with the shrill sound of my phone alarm and the utter darkness of 4:30 AM EST, I woke up longing for my mornings in Africa. Being temporarily on US soil has been a […]

Hard, Hard Ground – Part 2

“Sister, how do I eat or find food on the plane since it will be more than 2 days’ travel?” our Indian brother asked one morning during our Skype call as we planned for his […]

“Whom Shall I Send?” – Part 2

That eerie cyber-ish ringtone of Skype broke the silence in my quiet bedroom at 2 AM Wednesday. “Should I just ignore it?” I drowsily thought.

Being connected with 160+ field ministry leaders in Africa, almost all of […]

“Whom Shall I Send?” – Part 1

A recent report issued by Finishing the Task* published a ranked list of those countries with the most unreached people groups.

Chad is #5 in the world, tied with Sudan.


And Africa alone has 23 countries […]

A Girl Leads Her Blind Friend to Christ

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This morning I read a 14-year old girl’s recent testimony that reminded me of that familiar story in Luke 5 that tells of the men who brought their […]

Hard, Hard Ground – Part 1

“It is hard, hard ground, sister!” he told me. “I have a bounty of $2000 on my head from extremist groups who resist the truth of Jesus. But the Lord has protected me, my wife, […]