The nation of North Macedonia is located in Southeastern Europe in the Balkan Peninsula. Known simply as “Macedonia” until 2019, it gained its independence in 1991 with the breakup of Yugoslavia. It is a picturesque, landlocked country and its geography is characterized by a central valley bordered by two mountainous areas.
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Tamara Henkes, an Assemblies of God missionary to Romania for 13 years, was attending a conference where she heard about the need for Christian workers in the country of Montenegro.
Montenegro is about the size of the state of Connecticut and has a total population of about 620,000 people. Out of those, perhaps 200-300 are evangelical believers. There are only 6-8 evangelical churches in all of Montenegro. And none of those evangelical churches in Montenegro are pastored by a Montenegrin national.
When we hear sermons and conversations about how we should be involved in missions, we often think of three different avenues: 1) we can go to the mission field; 2) we can provide prayer support to those who go; and, 3) we can provide financial support to those who go.
The evangelical church in the nation of Ecuador has experienced dramatic growth over the past 60 years. According to the book Operation World, Ecuador had the lowest percentage of evangelical believers in Latin America in 1960 — 17,000 believers. By 2010, that number had skyrocketed to 1.2 million Jesus followers! Today, between 8% and 11% of Ecuadorians are evangelicals (Operation World, Prayercast, and Joshua Project).
And yet, there is a crisis brewing in Ecuador. The country has experienced serious political upheaval, and this turmoil has complicated the church’s capacity to train the next generation of ministers.
Matthew and Marsena Cunningham find themselves at the center of a strategic opportunity to serve the Lord for the completion of the Great Commission in our generation.
Dr. Heather Marten is a missionary pediatrician to the nation of Zambia in south-central Africa.
Heather first felt called to missions when she was 12 years old, but wasn’t sure what that would mean. Through a variety of influences, she ended up in Zambia where she uses her knowledge and experience in pediatrics and tropical medicine to bring both spiritual and physical hope and healing to the Zambian people.