World Mission News: Africa

10/10 2017
By Dr. John Jun 

Southern African Regional Bible Conference / August 2017


“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ in his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope in the resurrection of Jesus Christ for the dead” (1 Peter 1:3)

By Dr. James Joung

2017 Western Africa Regional Bible Conference

Closing Message by P. Abraham Kim


Acts 1:3-14 / Key verse 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”


(Col 1:27)

In total, 159 persons participated in the West Africa Regional Conference with the title, “The Hope of Glory (Col 1:27).” There were 4 from USA, 7 from Korea, 7 from Ghana, 35 from Lagos I, 36 from Lagos II, 18 from medical school and 52 from Yabatech.

The Living Hope Through Christ’s Resurrection (1Pe 1:3)

By James Lee (Africa Coordinator)

On 17-20 August, we had the 2017 Southern Africa Bible conference at Stoney Ridge, Johannesburg. It felt like being on a high mountain far away from the troubles of the world, where we could spend time in Jesus' glorious presence through singing, praying, Bible study, testimony writing, listening to God's Word and having fellowship with God's people.

Participate Jesus’ suffering.

Praise and thanks be to God for blessing Africa Northern Region Bible conference richly which was held in Juba, South Sudan on August 11–13/2017. The title was "Participate in Jesus’s suffering" Although we pray for 70 attendance God send 94 People to the conference 84 adult and 10 children including two from USA, two from South Africa, four from Korea, and seven from Egypt and one from Uganda.

God's goodness, mercy and his perfect providence

Psalm 23:6 "Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever."

Hosea 6:6 "For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings,"

Matthews 28:19a and 20a: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,…and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you…”

West African Regional Conference: Nigeria, Ghana (8.24-27) (LA UBF sends 2 testimony speakers, David Kim (Ind, USA) will give a special lecture)

Prayer topics and guidance: (by Peter Park) 

1. May the Holy Spirit dwell and change us to have glorious hope   
    May God raise one to one Bible teachers

2. For Spirit-filled messengers and Bible teachers

3. 140 participants (Ghana and Nigeria)