The Gospel & The Yacouba Tribe

The Gospel & The Yacouba Tribe

The Yacouba Tribe During the war starting in 2002, Ivory Coast was cut in half. Rebel troops controlled the northern half and loyalist the south. Pastor Joseph, our national director had a choice to make. Live among the rebels and continue to reach his people with the...
Does Faith Promise Work Anywhere?

Does Faith Promise Work Anywhere?

Construction on the building for the Bangolo Church and Regional Missions Center was started more than 12 years ago. Because of war, it has been impossible to continue the project until now. It is situated some 35 miles deep into the interior of the country...
New Church in Guinglo

New Church in Guinglo

This is a photo of the new church recently established in GUINGLO, not far from Bangolo where LaNelle and I first lived and worked. Many new churches like this one are being established as Pst. David and his team work their way through the Gueré territory. Christians...
The Gueré Tribe – October 2013

The Gueré Tribe – October 2013

A people dear to our hearts. Smiling kids with a handful of rice, a boy (most likely walking home from the family garden) in flip flops carrying a machete, and a lady washing dishes, are common “bush” scenes in the territory of the Gueré. Life is simple...

Reorganization of Interior Churches

Pastor Joseph, national director of the Ivory Coast mission, successfully made the trip deep into the Bangolo region on the mission motorcycle to our first church in the village of Guiri. The trail was overgrown. Blockades were encountered all along the mountainous...