We align this in obedience to the Great Commission. Wherever we are and whatever we do, our core and end-result is to see disciples being raised in the valley.
Through evangelism we share the gospel. When people come to Christ, we believe it is important to train (disciple) them and model to them how to live a life in accordance with God’s will and how to share their faith with others. Through a true inward change there will be an outward change in their personal lives, their families and their community. In this way we hope to see discipleship movements in the islands and in the surrounding villages.
Discipleship Movements: Discipling disciples who will in turn disciple other disciples.
Photo: Sunday service at Mr. S. home, August 2018
On Sunday mornings we meet at Mr. S. house. Where we started with just him at his home on his request at the time we started our work in Munyama, we now see about 8-10 adults attending the services and many children excitingly join for worship time. On Thursday afternoon we meet at the same place for another fellowship where we continue to learn from God’s word together.
On Tuesday afternoons we have the priviledge to meet for bible studies at the headman’s place.
Saturday mornings we meet with people on Somunjalala island. We started this in June this year. After a fruitful time (whilst doing a mobile clinic) with a DTS outreach team, the local islanders asked if we could come and have church on their island on a regular basis. church.
We see some of our disciples getting involved when we go out for ministry. This is very exciting.
We will continue to have regular fellowships with our disciples through house-fellowships (churches) and in these will also teach about going and making disciples, helping them to catch the fire and to run with it.
We believe God wants the valley to be a practical example and model of how God can transform a community through evangelism and discipleship. We are fully aware that our work here is not against flesh and blood, but against strongholds. For many years the enemy has hindered progress and the preaching of the gospel in this area. We believe God wants to bring life in a place called a ‘graveyard for church planting teams’.
Invitation: You can be part of this great movement.
Individuals; church groups; mission teams can come and be part of our team. Come, join and serve with us as a missionary on either short term or long term basis.