Voices from the Field


Q&A with a Missionary Intern

by: Calvin & Susanne Hohn

Since many people are asking us how safe we are from both Ebola and Boko Haram, we’ll cover this topic first.  Thankfully, nothing adversely has changed since we last reported.  In fact, things are more hopeful where we are.  The closest that Ebola came to Cameroon was Nigeria next door, but the Nigerian Ministry of Health was very proactive in isolating the few cases and preventing its spread.

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Summertime Activities

by: Carol Potratz

…And WHAT a summer this has been! I feel like I have been LIVING-OUT just what the Teacher of Ecclesiastes described in chapter 3 — there is a time and season for everything…planting, uprooting, weeping, laughing, mourning, dancing, etc.

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Story of God

by: Geoff Hartt

Recently Hispanics for Christ has completed one of our most important projects to date. Thanks to the work of our Field Coordinator in California (Tony Campos) we have translated for use in Spanish the evangelism/discipleship tool called “Story of God.”

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School Picks up in Cameroon

by: Kristi TenClay

As always, I can hardly believe the three months have passed and it is time for another newsletter! Those three months have been filled with all the craziness that surrounds the end of the school year and the farewells that seem to punctuate every moment of our lives here, hosting some visitors from the US, and even most of a week hiding out up in Bamenda enjoying great company and the beauty of Cameroon’s NW province.

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Alassa’s Story

by: Julie Stone

It was my privilege to return to BBH at the end of June. One of the things which has been striking since then is the amount of cancer we are seeing – ranging from leukemia and lymphoma to liver cancer (related to the high prevalence of hepatitis B in this part of the world) to breast cancer to colorectal cancer… to name those most commonly seen.

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Training Leaders in Hungary

by: Ron & Jeannie Seck

From July 27 to 30, twenty Christian children’s workers and CHE Master Trainers from Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Bosnia, USA and Albania met in Novi Sad, Serbia, to be trained in Children’s CHE.

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Summer Activities

by: Shan Reed

Happy summer! The past couple of months have been filled with travel and activities. I have loved seeing God at work all around me!

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Summer Camp

by: Nick & Iris

June 17-26: We traveled and visited like-minded friends and students in three other provinces.  Some of them became believers at the summer camp last year. While the purpose of the trip is to encourage them to stand firm in their faith, we are thankful for having an opportunity to meet their families and build friendship.

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Debrief and Renewal

by: Yuri Nakano

I am spending a lot of time in my 2000 Mazda driving around Alberta this summer. It has been a blessing to visit many partners of the gospel in the churches that are praying for me and supporting me. I’ve been enjoying meeting many brothers and sisters in Christ who are prayer warriors.

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Readjusting to Cameroon

by: Walter & Florence Grob

On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 16, we started our journey back to Cameroon with a one hour drive to Toronto’s airport.  Were we ready?  Are we ever ready?  From Toronto we flew to Montreal, then took an overnight flight to Brussels, Belgium, arriving in the early morning there.  We waited in the terminal until the late afternoon, then boarded our flight to Douala, Cameroon.

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