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Madeleen in Rwanda

Posted by Henk Olwage on October 27, 2012 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Madeleen had been in a village in Rwanda, with Peter & Diane Salmond, who work with YWAM. 

She's back at the YWAM base in Kigali. 

Pray with her, that our Lord may make perfectly clear His purpose with her in Rwanda, and ...

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This time, a bit farther North

Posted by Henk Olwage on August 14, 2012 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The oldest World Wide Web is the community of disciples of Jesus, held together by love. 

The Love Africa Conference, organized by OM (Operation Mobilization) took place in August 2012 and we were blessed to attend it, in Kabwe, a Northern town of Zambia. With participants from many parts of the world present, their flags all around the room, the focus was nevertheless on Zambia.

It was an excellent time for p...

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The The vision and work of 'Good News in the Omaheke'

Posted by Henk Olwage on June 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)


What are now game farms and cattle ranches, had once indeed been vast, wild hunting grounds, where people hunted to survive. But  today, the Omaheke is inhabited by a variety of people, counting inter alia two complete tribes who call it their home. Visitors interested in culture find little common ground in this bewildering human landscape.


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The Winter Harvest in Omaheke

Posted by Henk Olwage on June 25, 2012 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

A large group of excited men, each with a bundle of blankets, had been waiting this morning at the roadside near our centre in Epako.

Harvesters, waiting to be picked up to take part in the harvest. A most-needed income for a lot of hungry families. Hopefully some of the gleanings will also find their way to Light for the Children centre, where meat isn't a daily or even monthly sight - since this harvest is not about about maize, but about kudu. 

"Follow Me, and I will make ...

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Gam church being strengthened

Posted by Henk Olwage on April 16, 2012 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Gam was elephant land, wilderness, with the only inhabitants being small groups of San hunters roaming wide valleys. 

In 1992, the first groups of Herero pastoralists came from Botswana and now there is an outpost village with some 6000 people and a school with 800 learners. 

Claudous Kandjou is managing the regular contact with the church we planted there, where we put up a roof in 2011 and enrolled the leaders in extension Bible training. He travels the 450 km gravel r...

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Our mission in Mbukushu-land (Eastern Kavango Region)

Posted by Henk Olwage on April 16, 2012 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (1)

An example of spontaneous church planting:

Brother Twanu Thinyemba took the work further, after it was started first here in Gobabis by migrant workers,then taken to Mbukushuland, and assisted by our team from Gobabis. 

Meanwhile the congregation had spread to include several smaller groups in about 9 villages!

In 2010 friends from South Africa helped us build a roof structure at the main village, Kahanga.

Meanwhile, Twanu ...

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