A-1 - Encouraged by What You Read?

According to Operation World, of the approximately 16 million people who live in the African nation of Niger, only 16,000 are Protestant Christians.(1)  That's only 0.1 %!  While that number is very small, there is good news.  Jon Banke, a missionary serving with SIM in Niger says "the church is growing," but he also reminds us that life for a Christian in Niger can be "very difficult."  Along with persecution, many of these believers are poor, illiterate, and isolated.  Who can help?  Missionaries.  Pray for God to raise up and send more missionaries into the harvest field of Niger.

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(Photo of Jon Banke of SIM being interviewed by Andy Napier)

 

1. Jason Mandryk, Operation World, Seventh Edition (Colorado Springs, CO: Biblica, 2010), 637-640.

 

About The Author

Andy Napier

Andy Napier is the host and producer of TWR’s 2-minute daily feature called “Footsteps.” Previously, Andy served for 24 years with WMBW (Moody Radio Chattanooga, Tennessee) in several capacities including Program Director and Host of the Morning Program. Andy and his wife, Kathy, along with their two boys, Sam (13) and John Edward (10), made the move to North Carolina in October of 2013 to serve as missionaries with TWR.

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