Voices from the Field


Times of Celebration in Mbingo!

by: Rick & Debbie Bardin

We are greatly pleased to report that the group of doctors Rick worked with before coming to Mbingo, Southwestern Medical Clinic in Michigan, has a foundation (Southwestern Medical Clinic Foundation) that has c…

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First, Jerusalem . . .

by: Claire Marker

Jesus’s words to His disciples in Acts 1:8 remind us that we should first be witnesses in our home turf (to the disciples, it was in Jerusalem) and then to neighboring areas (“Judea and Samaria”) and then “to the ends of the earth.” Over the last twenty years, BCCL has equipped almost a thousand church leaders to reach their “Jerusalem” or home turf; and now, reaching “Judea and Samaria and the ends of the earth” is unfolding right before our very eyes!

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A Send Forth Celebration

by: Elsie Lewandowski

It’s hard to believe my twenty-six years in Cameroon have come to an end. This past year has been particularly challenging with the COVID restrictions, robberies at the school, and numerous schedule and staff changes. I thank God for making His powerful presence known in many ways.

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The Fruits of Labour

by: Jeff & Sonya Kilmartin

Greetings in the strong name of Jesus Christ from Banyo, Cameroon. We are in the midst of rainy season here; it rained all last night and is overcast today. This is the season when the farmers are quite busy; next month, when they begin to harvest in earnest, they will be even busier.

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Between Two Worlds

by: Brandon & Marci Jones

Airplanes are a modern marvel. Besides being able to soar in the air as hunks of metal, our family can board one and flip our worlds in mere hours. We take off as foreigners and land as citizens. We wake up in the southern hemisphere and go to bed in the northern hemisphere. We begin the day in the chill of winter and end it with the humid warmth of a summer’s sunset.

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Created for Good Works

by: Calvin & Susanne Hohn

As the conflict in the anglophone regions of Cameroon continues into its fourth year, the emotional toll on people is becoming more evident. There is need for more well-trained counselors and social workers. Thankfully, the Cameroon Baptist Convention is helping to meet this need.

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Return to Ministry Activities

by: Geoff Hartt

COVID continues to be an issue in Latin America, as with the rest of the world, but even with restrictions in most of the countries we work in, we have some exciting things happening! Our Mexican and Argentine fields are beginning to see activity that was common before the pandemic arrived.

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Church Partnerships – Kingdom Benefits

by: Walter & Florence Grob

Back in 2018/2019, while we were on home assignment in Canada, Florence and some members of our home church, Mission Baptist Church of Hamilton, Ontario, started brainstorming how to help internally displaced peoples in Cameroon.

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Opening Up!

by: Paul & Tanya Gericke

“Opening up,” the words we’ve been waiting to hear for a long time around the world, are finally being used more authoritatively in Romania.

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Digging Up the Weeds

by: Raffaele and Sylvia Gaudio

Have you ever noticed that when you don’t work the ground it begins to grow weeds? Very rarely has a volunteer vegetable or fruit grown up without some form of cultivation. But weeds, well they are very willing to grow where no one is working.

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