Africa

Why Africa?

Missionaries in Africa ministered to a teenage girl who was dealing with bitterness toward her father because he stabbed her mother to death.  In the same group of young people, there is a teenage boy who was thankful that his bitterness was taken away.  He no longer hated and wanted to kill the gang his father was a part of that poisoned and strangled his mother. 

Africa is a continent of more than 1.4 billion.  I think we may be asking the wrong question.  Why Africa?  Why not Africa?

Stories of death and murder are not an unusual thing in this vast continent.  Families are torn apart because of sin, war, sickness, and death.  It’s not unusual at all for a child born in Africa to grow up without one of his parents and many times without any parent in his life.

What is unusual is for young people to be freed from the slavery of bitterness in spite of the atrocities they face.  As they come to know Jesus, they are able to forgive.

We need more laborers willing to come share the bondage-freeing message of Jesus to the millions of others who don’t know about Him. 

With the majority of countries having full access to preach the Gospel, the question “Why not Africa?” Needs to be contemplated!

Countries

Africa Director

Mark & Amy Coffey

Mark & Amy Coffey

VBM Africa Field Director; Church Planting Missionaries to South Africa

My wife and I have served as church-planting missionaries to Africa since 2013. The doors are wide open for the majority of Africa, and we believe the fields are white already to harvest. 

We’d love to talk with you about whether African missions might be God’s plan for your life. Please contact me at any time.

Africa Missionaries

Josh & Morgan Barton

Josh & Morgan Barton

Church Planting Missionaries to Mozambique

Dallas & Ashley Brown

Dallas & Ashley Brown

Church Planting Missionaries to Burkina Faso

Madison Brown

Madison Brown

Helps Missionary to South Africa

Jacob & Christen Clower

Jacob & Christen Clower

Church Planting Missionaries to Mozambique

Mark & Amy Coffey

Mark & Amy Coffey

VBM Africa Field Director; Church Planting Missionaries to South Africa

Kevin & Corli Hall

Kevin & Corli Hall

Church Planting Missionaries to South Africa

Jeremy & Rebekah  Hall

Jeremy & Rebekah Hall

Church Planting Missionaries to South Africa

Tim & Jessica Johnson

Tim & Jessica Johnson

Church Planting Missionaries to South Africa

Jason & Charity Rishel

Jason & Charity Rishel

Church Planting Missionaries to Burkina Faso

Chase & Ashley Southard

Chase & Ashley Southard

Church Planting Missionaries to South Africa

Joy Wahl

Joy Wahl

Helps Missionary to South Africa

Nate & Emily Wilkerson

Nate & Emily Wilkerson

Church Planting Missionaries to West Africa

Noah & Tristan Wilkerson

Noah & Tristan Wilkerson

Church Planting Missionaries to Mozambique

Graham & Olivia Young

Graham & Olivia Young

Church Planting Missionaries to Nigeria

Africa News

620 Christians Killed in 2020

620 Christians Killed in 2020

A report from the International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law claims that at least 620 Christians have been killed so far during 2020. For years now, Boko Haram (an Islamic terrorist organization in West Africa) and Muslim herdsmen...

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“Strange Ailment” in Nigeria

“Strange Ailment” in Nigeria

Between April 17-18, over 150 people died of an unidentified illness in Nigeria's second-largest city, Kano. Three separate cemeteries were required to deal with this surge in deaths. It is feared that the Coronavirus is now being spread through...

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War in Cameroon

War in Cameroon

For the past several years, a small number of states of Cameroon have been waging a civil war against their government. Christian Post recently reported that the government admitted that Cameroonian soldiers killed multiple innocent women and...

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Displaced Nigerians

Displaced Nigerians

Christian Post has just released a report on the thousands of Nigerians who have been displaced by Muslim militants in the middle-belt of Nigeria. Over the last decade, small bands of Muslim herdsmen have been raiding small, primarily...

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Mission Field Highlight: South Africa

In March of 2011, I traveled to Port Elizabeth, South Africa to lead mission teams to work with my cousins, missionaries Kevin and Corli Hall. God used that trip to bring my family to where we are now, full time missionaries to South Africa serving...

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