“The angel told him, “Get dressed. Put on your sandals, bring your cloak, and follow me.””— Acts 12:8 TPT
Friends! Family! Kingdom Partners!
I am on my way to DR Congo
I have eagerly been waiting for the opportunity to return as a sector missionary to DR Congo with Overland Missions, and it is finally here! I am leaving in SEVEN DAYS!
We often find ourselves in in-between seasons, and for me, the in-between was from October 2019, shortly after my return from Zambia when my father passed away, through Lockdown, until now. One of the toughest lessons I’ve had to learn is to actively wait while I’m in the in-between.
I have spent this in-between season doing just that — and now it’s time to put on sandals, grab my cloak (or at least 1 bag as per airline allowance) and GO!
As you may know, at the end of 2019, I received a new assignment to work with Overland Missions’ team in the Democratic Republic of Congo to pioneer the Gospel to unreached people in remote locations.
During the worldwide lockdown of 2020, our faithful team of Congolaise missionaries and ministry partners worked with zeal to expand the Kingdom and to share the Good News of the Gospel with their fellow Congolaise people. I have shared many of their testimonies— and the victories in which you share — over the past months. It’s a celebration of God at work in the Nations!
it’s moving day
Over the next three months, I’ll be joining our Overland Missions team in our NEW HOME — Kolwezi, where we’ve got a full ministry schedule!
- Teaching Bible studies in the villages
- Hosting Leadership Meetings in Mpande, Kapalowe, Kolwezi, and Likasi
- Doing First Aid training and Trauma Prayer Counselling with Julie in the clinics
- A SECOND Expedition to follow-up on the first Expedition that our Zambian team hosted in August
- Hosting Farming God’s Way Conferences
- Preaching (this also counts toward the Bachelor of Theology that I am currently pursuing while working full-time)
- Doing various recon missions around Kolwezi
- And — one of the ministry highlights I am personally looking forward to meeting Emperor Mwant Yavwa on my birthday!
4 vehicles 6 motorbikes 32 people
At the end of July and into the beginning of August, the Expedition Division partnered with the DR Congo team to run our first ever DR Congo expedition.
It was an expedition that pioneered great things for the future!
Follow this link to check out awesome testimonies from the expedition!
Two of our expedition leaders took on the challenge of this trip into this unfamiliar and difficult nation. A huge part of the expedition was that instead of bringing westerners with them, they brought a group of our full-time time, Zambian staff! For many of our Zambian missionaries, it was their first time doing international ministry.
What an amazing expedition filled with powerful testimonies, cross-cultural leadership, miracles, and expansion!
you are a part of this team
Through your faithful partnership in finances, prayer, and support this ministry can grow, bear fruit, and share in the joy of the harvest!
As always, a grand THANK YOU to each of you! I’m so blessed by your encouragement and prayer as our team continues to believe in a great move of God here in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, and my home country, South Africa!
Because of you, and your support in every way, we can participate in the mission — to see the sick healed, the oppressed set free, the dead raised, and the Good News proclaimed to those who are without hope.
Thank you for sowing into this team, and specifically into my life! Because of your commitment, remote communities are reached with the Gospel of the Kingdom — thank you for being a part of that!
Thank you to all of you who sow and continue sowing into my life and the lives of others who are growing in Christ, receiving Christ, and are sent out by Christ.
I love each one of you and am so excited for what the Lord is doing and going to do through your lives as well. Giving it all might require finances, time, and sacrifice, but it’s worth it. He is worth it. The greatest gift was given when Jesus laid His own life down for us. Everything else falls short. He deserves eternal glory!