The latest FiRE newsletter is now available and contains stories about the cutting edge of mission in Nepal, Team Australia leaving a mark in Africa, the amazing story continues in Vietnam, updates on the Sumatra school project and a wrap up of AFA’s mission in 14 countries.
2018 was as eventful, wonderful as well as stressful as every other year if not more so – with plenty of drama and pain mixed in as well. Overall the number of donors and interest in AFA keeps growing. But like the LCA itself, we are also suffering from the effects of a declining church as people age and die or join other churches and stop to support Lutheran-based mission work.
FiRE No66 - December 2016 has been released featuring articles about a mission to the frontier of Myanmar in aid of the poorest, life in a bucket and a celebration of survival from Liberia, pushing the gospel across borders in Vietnam, leaving a mark on a post-earthquake Nepal, and updates from our other mission projects around Asia.
Fear and sorrow always grips my heart whenever I think of the story of my life. Really, my life has been a painful journey full of incredible happenings – until God connected me to AFA.
A miracle is happening in Gbellai Village, Liberia, Africa: a 75 years old man is in jubilation because it is the first time in his life that he not only could drink clean water from a well, but he could pump it up himself.
The Ebola nightmare: A silent killer spreads fear and horror everywhere but Lutheran Global Village, Liberia, is a lighthouse of faith and hope.