News From Bloemfontein

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ROCKLANDS:

Last month we reported on this church receiving a two pole tent. They have subsequently been showing the Jesus Film in the tent as well as conducting services every night. Already approximately 100 new people have indicated their intention to join this new church plant.

SATELLITES:
A Judea satellite is a group of churches joining together to win the lost in their geographical area for the Lord!

The newly established Satellite in Taba Nchu received their new two pole tent; dedicated it and began a crusade on the premises of the Dutch Reformed Church. The Jesus Film was also used to reach the lost. 60 people attended the first showing hereafter Bibles were handed out.

Another new Satellite was launched in Bothaville, see photo. They will be receiving a secondhand three pole tents for crusade purposes.

Rev (Ds) PETRUS KHUNE:

Petrus has recently taken early retirement from the Universitas West Congregation of the Dutch Reformed Church. He has joined Judea in the Free State and will be mobilizing churches to become involved in the Judea movement. He has also taken over the small group of pastors who are studying to become church planters. Welcome brother it’s great to have you on board!

News From Mamelodi – Tshwane

Ps. Abel Zuma

Ps. Abel Zuma

This satellite started in 2002 with Pastor Abel Zuma who was a Postmaster at the time. He had apassion to see Mamelodi reached for Christ. Careful research was done and GIS maps were created to determine how many churches are still needed and where they should be planted.Pastor Abel planted a church which is no longer in a tent but a brick structure with about 400 people attending. During the last 5 years another 50 churches were planted, using, 4 tents. There are now an estimated 1,200 new disciples!

The current estimated population of Mamelodi is 1 million. The evangelical church is only 1.4% of the population. The research determined that Mamelodi needs another 630 churches just to be able to plant 1 church for every 1000 unreached people.Pastor, Abel says, “If we could get another 5 tents we could plant another 20 churches within the next 12 months because we have momentum now as well as trained church planters and evangelists.”

Pastor Abel’s church was a tent but now boasts with a beautiful building

 

Pastor Sam Mobeng – Church Planter in Mamelodi

Pastor Sam planted a church in Mamelodi six weeks ago. He already has 70 people in his church! One of the strategies he uses is to preach the gospel on the train. The people he leads to Christ he invites to his church and then disciples them.

Pastor Sam’s tent church

 

Pastor Sam Mobeng