Lloyd and I were driving by a village in Ghana once where there had recently drilled a water well for the local community. There were young local children fetching water from the well. The children were pulling together on one rope to get their bucket out, and then came shock – horror! They were fetching … Continue reading Tainted Water …
Have you ever been asked to do something new? odd? different? Do you, in spite of your gifts/talents, shrink back a bit when tasked with something that feels bigger than you? I'm sure you don't - but I sure do. There is something about stepping out into some new ministry when you've had success … Continue reading No More Fear!
The Chinns did not choose to serve in Africa because they are black – they chose Africa because they were called!
John Day served in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Central Africa (1830 - 1856). First lack appointed by the Souther Baptist Convention.
Evangelist and missionary Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915) became well known for her beautiful voice and inspired teaching and hence, opportunities to evangelize in the South and West opened up for her. In 1876, she was invited to speak and sing in England and to travel in a first class cabin provided by her friends. The … Continue reading Amanda Berry Smith – Egypt, Sierra Leone, and Liberia; served for 8 years