Voices from the Field

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Clarisse’s Story

by: Craig & Maureen Moody

What a privilege to serve in this beautiful country. We have gotten to know so many wonderful people and there are so many more to meet even here at Bamenda Station. Over 250 people work here in the rest house, health centre, schools and various offices. Craig continues to get to know the staff in the office and enjoys the lively discussions at coffee break. He is also able to share his heart as he leads staff devotions.

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Finances in Cameroon

by: Walter & Florence Grob

Affordable health care is a basic need. Affordable health care, combined with Christ inspired compassion is even more needed. Since 1949 Cameroonians from all walks of life have found this type of care at the Cameroon Baptist Convention (CBC) health facilities. Initially the development of this ministry was headed by missionaries.

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Continuing the Journey

by: Paul & Tanya Gericke

It is hard to believe that we are only 6 months away from taking the trip across the Atlantic with no return tickets in our pockets. Our journey over the past 2.5 years has been filled with God’s grace, open doors, wise council and excitement concerning the way ahead. As God began to speak to us about this ministry in Romania, in the summer of 2011, we would have never imagined that we would actually be moving there full-time in the fall of 2014.

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Christmas in Japan

by: Paul and Melissa Ewing

Thank you everyone for praying for our Christmas events. We were so excited that our small church was able to make 25 Christmas boxes for Samaritan’s Purse! We had many wonderful events from decorating the church, caroling at a Nursing Home, watching “It’s a Wonderful Life”, and making Christmas cards.

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Progress in Russia

by: Gary Clatterbuck

I want to share with you the good news that your investment and our work in Russia is moving into high gear, and I am excited. If you have followed the involvement of the NAB in Russia, you know that we have helped in the training of hundreds of pastors, teachers and leaders for the church there.

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Back to the Field

by: Rick & Debbie Bardin

We are now back in Mbingo, Cameroon and have finally gotten back into routine here. We arrived on January 17. It is now 3 weeks later and it has taken this long to catch our breath. Transition between worlds always takes time, but this seemed a bit harder than usual. We were only gone 4 months but many changes had taken place here which made it more challenging.

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Spotlight on Cameroon

by: Randy Schmor

Cameroon is a country of great diversity. In the early 1960s they gained independence from France and England, the two countries that controlled the territories that would join together to become the Republic of Cameroon as we know it today. Due to this varied colonial past the western provinces are English speaking while the rest of the country’s official language is French.

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Hospital Improvements

by: Dennis & Nancy Palmer

A major advance for the hospital is the installation of a new digital x-ray system. This was completed three weeks ago with the help of volunteer Bernie Hesmert who upgraded our computer network to handle the new system. Shortly after this was completed, staff arrived from World Medical Mission to complete the installation.

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Praises from 2013

by: Calvin & Susanne Hohn

Each year in January, we help host the annual Cameroon Missionary Fellowship (CMF) retreat. The CMF is made up of all foreign missionaries serving with the Cameroon Baptist Convention. They come from various sending organizations – NAB, Converge Worldwide, World Team, Samaritans Purse, Reach Global, etc.

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