Beware of Nigerian Religious Junk! Conrad Mbewe

Grace for Each Moment

In this video below, Conrand Mbewe talks with D. A. Carson about the spiritual junk food in Africa that passes as born-again Christianity.  Watch!

Lord willing, Conrad Mbewe will be speaking at the 2013 Chosen Generation Missions Conference.  I can’t wat to hear God’s Word faithfully proclaimed by this brother whom many refer to as the “Spurgeon of Africa.”

You can read his personal blog here, and read about his church in Lusaka, Zambia, here. Below is a taste of his preaching:

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Man-Centered Missions

Near the end of his extraordinary life, William Carey was becoming a household name in England. Biographies were being turned out to an eager public. Even mementos of Carey’s life were prized as almost sacred objects. One day a friend of Carey’s was going on and on about the fame of the “Father of Modern Missions.” Carey interrupted him sharply saying, “When I am gone, speak no more of Mr. Carey. Speak of Mr. Carey’s Saviour.” Carey wasn’t the last missionary to become a celebrity, and his rejection of such misplaced attention, his “He must increase; I must decrease” attitude is refreshing. But the whole story underscores a dangerous tendency in ministry.

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The Importance of Singing in the Life of A Christian

I came across this story below which illustrates the uniqueness of the Christian faith – and also the importance of singing in the Christian life.  The story comes from a book entitled, Spiritual Warfare and Missions:  The Battle for God’s Glory Among the Nations by Jerry Rankin and Ed Stetzer (p. 20).  Here it is:

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What Most Malawians Don’t Know About Scotland

David Livingstone
It is a given fact that most Malawians are fully aware of the wonderful spiritual heritage that Malawi has received from Scotland through Dr. David Livingstone who was the first missionary to come to Malawi.  Later, through his efforts and appeals to Christians back in Scotland, many of them (especially college students), followed his steps to Africa where they laid their lives down for the Lord, His Gospel and His people in Malawi.  As a Malawian I am humbled by this and I give praise, glory and honor for such men as David Livingstone and his colleagues for their passion and commitment to see the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ spread to my home country.  Through their sacrifices people like me have received and are now experience salvation from sin and its eternal consequences and have come to know Jesus Christ as the Lord and Savior of our lives.  To Him be all the praise, glory and honor now and forevermore!  Amen!

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