Mission Africa at 130: Remembering the Great War

As we remember the sacrifices of these who fought in WWI, we reflect on how the war impacted Samuel Bill and his family, a sad but salutary story of conflict and the triumph of Christian faith.

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Burkina Faso: A Place Prepared

Mission Africa's work in Burkina Faso started in 1931 when Stanley Benington, the adventurer-missionary from Lisburn faithfully started a pioneer work among the Lobi people.

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Getting ready to go

​Some people have said to me that I must be very brave to go and serve in Nigeria. As I get ready to go to Nigeria, honestly, I have a mixture of emotions. I’m not feeling so brave – a bit nervous and anxious would be closer to the truth!

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You came to visit me

Every week, teams of students head out from Peter Achimugu College of Theology to partake in evangelism. Some go door-to-door; some visit the local hospitals; while others minister to inmates in the local prison.

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Home for home assignment

As she returns home for a short time to share about her life and work in Nigeria, Pamela shares some of her hopes and fears on home assignment.

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10 ways to support your missionaries

Churches often ask how they can be involved in the pastoral care of their members serving in mission. Here are ten ways that you and your church can stay involved.

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Reaching out to Ruga

Ruga is a low-income, high density settlement on the outskirts of Abuja. Many inhabitants live in temporary, improvised accommodation lacking basic sanitation.

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Mission Africa Teams 2017

Last year, Helen Lamb and Richard Lyttle both gave up part of their summers to serve God on a summer team. Helen went to Nigeria while Richard went to Kenya. We asked them to reflect on their experiences.

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Triggering change: Advance malaria project

Nigeria has more cases and deaths from malaria than any other country in the world. Mission Africa seeks to work with those most at risk - the poorest of the poor.

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What gives you joy, Ana?

Maybe it was an unusual question to ask but having lived in Nigeria for a few years, I knew that often the frustrations and trials of life in an African setting can be rather overwhelming and joy can be hard to find.

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Making a difference in one village

Katie Morrison spent a year in Nigeria with Mission Africa on a short term placement. As part of this, she helped to build a well in the rural village of Okpudu. She tells us her story.

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William Wheatley: A legacy of service

We look back into the archives at the legacy of one of Mission Africa’s early missionaries.

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Sowing the Seed

Craig Dyer shares how Mission Africa is working with churches in Nigeria to help them reach out to their own communities.

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