A Low Flying Plane and a Forgotten Missionary

2022-10-12T13:55:50+02:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Amazon, Church Planting, Pastoral Training, Stories from the field|

The breath-taking Amazon rainforest covers a third of the continent of South America. It is home to an estimated 400 indigenous tribes, each with their own culture, language and territory. “It’s a wild place,” warns Francois Rauch, Global Director for Church Planting, who was part of the Harvesters team that visited earlier this year. So,

Covertly Training Pastors in China

2022-08-25T11:14:35+02:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: China, Church Planting, Pastoral Training, Stories from the field|

Read about our work in Zambia Out of all 195 nations in our world, China is the 17th most difficult place for Christians to live out their faith. That's because our fellow believers are struggling under the increasingly centralised control of the Chinese Communist Government. In fact, surveillance in China is among the most

What Happens When God Changes the Life of An Individual

2022-06-01T15:03:26+02:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: Church Planting, Discipleship, Middle East North Africa, Stories from the field|

Meet Rafique*. He is a man who grew up in a Middle Eastern country. Just like many other fathers, Rafique’s dad had great plans and ambitions for his young son. To accomplish these dreams, he sent him to a Christian school. Here he would receive the best education and besides learning English, he would also

How to Reach a New Tribe for Jesus

2022-06-01T15:05:44+02:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Angola, Church Planting, Evangelism, Stories from the field, Zambia|

The Luvale tribe is found in the most remote parts of north-western Zambia and south-eastern Angola. “The people there are really cut off from most of the privileges that other people in the towns and big cities are enjoying,” explains Masaha, a leader from Angola. “There are no hospitals. There are no good schools for

Update from Zimbabwe

2021-11-18T16:02:35+02:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Church Planting, Discipleship, Pastoral Training, Stories from the field, Zimbabwe|

The landlocked nation of Zimbabwe is located in southeast Africa. Home to 15 million people, it borders Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa and Botswana. It has 16 official languages, with English, Shona and Ndebele the most common. After gaining independence from Great Britain in 1980, Zimbabwe was noted internationally for being at the forefront of agricultural

Help Reach Cameroon and Beyond for Christ

2022-06-01T15:06:20+02:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: Cameroon, Church Planting, Stories from the field|

There is an exciting vision unfolding in the central African nation of Cameroon and you can participate! One leader, Reverend Ken Biho Salomon, who has been training pastors, ministering to Muslims, and planting churches among the unreached people groups of Cameroon for over 13 years, reflects on some observations of his time in ministry so

Rwanda: Where Horror and Hope Collide

2021-09-16T10:52:43+02:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Church Planting, Rwanda, Stories from the field|

The worst chapter of Rwandan history is well known – its darkest hour when one million precious lives were stolen in only 100 days. People fled to churches, schools and other places desperately seeking safety and security. But ultimately, it could not be provided for long. As churches were eventually overtaken, people were murdered between

Reaching Out in Angola

2021-09-20T10:49:03+02:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Angola, Church Planting, Evangelism, Stories from the field|

Peter Kambulo is a church pastor from Chavuma, Zambia. He serves the Luvale people, who reside in the northwest of Zambia and the southeast of Angola. The Luvale traditionally recognise a sky god of creation, Kalunga, that has power over every other deity, as well as the mahamba, which are nature and ancestral spirits. Although

Your Gifts Are Training Pastors in Brazil

2021-09-07T16:29:00+02:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: Brazil, Church Planting, Stories from the field|

It’s the largest country in South America – the fifth largest in the world – with a population exceeding 211 million people. It is the leading exporter of numerous commonly consumed products, including beef, sugar and coffee. It is home to both the world’s largest rainforest as well as its fifth most populated city. We

From Murderer to Church Planter

2021-12-06T13:41:14+02:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Argentina, Church Planting, Stories from the field|

“A cry for new churches and discipleship in a troubled neighbourhood reached us and we decided to help,” explains Francois Rauch, Harvesters Director for South America. He is referring to Tucumán, the smallest (though most densely populated) province in Argentina. Argentina faces long-standing human rights problems that include police abuse, poor prison conditions, endemic violence against women, difficulty accessing reproductive services, and obstacles

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