Marina and I thank the Lord for the privilege it has been for us to serve Him with New Tribes Mission in West Africa since 1986. We have spent most of that time living and working among the Loron people group of northern Ivory Coast and southwest Burkina Faso.
It has been a thrill to see how God has worked in the hearts and lives of many Loron people. When we first arrived in our village in Ivory Coast there were no Loron people that we knew of who had a clear understanding of the grace of God. But today there are around 500 Loron believers worshipping, fellowshipping and receiving regular Bible teaching in their own language in more than a dozen Loron villages in the savanna region of northern Ivory Coast.
We would like to utilise this blog to inform you of what God has done and is doing among the Loron people, and also among the many other people groups with whom New Tribes Mission is currently working in West Africa.
It is our prayer and desire that you will be encouraged and challenged with the fact that God is fulfilling His promise to build His church, even in the most isolated and under-developed regions of West Africa, and that you will become more engaged in what God is doing among unreached people groups around the world.