One of our strongest church planting projects has been in the village of Guihing. Six years ago, this was an area of spiritual darkness. Prostitution was common and sexual and drug vices were rampant among the people who lived there.
We reported earlier this year that we were facing financial challenges to keep the church and pre-school open for this year. We have been able to keep a basic tutoring program open this year and are looking at some changes in June of 2013. We prayed for more supporters for the ministry and those prayers were answered. The church continues to grow and many lives are being transformed.
As a result of God’s spirit working in the village, several villagers were baptized in the ocean in April. There are now over 55 baptized believers in the village.
We are still in need of financial partners to continue the ministry here. While about 2/3 of the needs are committed for the next 12 months, we still have some funding challenges. But we know God will provide. The church is involved now in some livelihood projects and were are looking at some other ways of raising funds within the village. An outreach to a nearby village is planned later this month with the hope establishing another church there So lots of exciting things that God is doing here.