A group of Americans stepped into a church building in Angola for a missions conference. Hardbacked wooden pews complemented the white walls. Fans whirred in the background, circulating hot air throughout the crowded sanctuary. The heat was intensified by the sheer number of people in the room.
Tagba is a pastor who works as a national missionary in Togo. He was trained by the Togo Baptist Convention, in partnership with missionaries from the International Mission Board, to reach unreached people groups in Togo and Benin.
STRASBOURG, France (BP) – In what both IMB church planter Michael Harrington and national pastor Glyn Hackett describe as “post-Christian” France, the need for church planting is great.
WEST AFRICA (BP) – For several years I have been documenting the work of West Africans and IMB missionaries using oral methods to evangelize the lost, disciple believers and plant churches. Orality strategies include communicating the Gospel through spoken words and stories – communication that does not depend on written words. This form of evangelism and discipleship is common in nonliterate cultures.