He was one of several bystanders who hovered near the courtyard gate of an old church building. Across the street behind him, “Welcome to Gangland” sarcastically welcomed all to the area where no one really wants to go. He wanted to go in, but remained outside, uncertain whether he should enter – or could enter.
ITMI Monthly sat down with Richard Nungesser in hopes of giving our readers a glimpse into the every day lives of his family and what it takes to build the thriving ministry that is equipping and sending missionaries throughout the world. Hearing from Richard is always inspiring, so…ENJOY!
This article was originally published in the February 2013 edition of ITMI Monthly. It had taken him years of studying and hard work, an international move from America to Poznan, Poland and many sacrifices, but he was finally about to taste the reward. Bruno was in his last weeks of medical school at Poznan University in […]
Trying everything he can think of to build relationships with the locals of Onseepkans, South Africa where his family and mission are located, ITMI’s Gerhard le Roux takes food and supplies to a goat herders’ outpost about 2 miles away from the remote Onseepkans Mission. Two goat herders, Johanes and Jokobus..
“Good news!” was all the young boy could manage between breaths. The women, most balancing heavy jugs of water on their heads while carrying one in each hand, kept walking toward their village just a few steps ahead. They moved only their eyes toward the boy, who again heralded breathlessly, “Good news!”
Many pastors and evangelists in the Democratic Republic of Congo are deeply appreciative of the Bibles and bikes they have received. As a believer you know the unmistakable truth and strength of God’s Word, and the importance of putting it into the hands of as many people as possible.
“I come from a broken family. My parents- father addicted to alcohol and handicapped mother struggling with depression- couldn’t give me the love, care and safety I needed as a child. I wasn’t aware of the destruction that was going on in me- I was emotionally damaged, spiritually dead and physically suffering from epilepsy.
I was involved in my parish activities, I sang and I played in various choirs and bands in my church. I went to church every JoannaSunday. It was me who encouraged my parents and my brothers to go to church but they didn’t want to. Even though we were a good family, we didn’t talk about God at home. My life was harmonious, people liked me, I always led many different groups. I had influence over many people. I controlled my life. Until one moment…
“It was in the year 2000 that I was convicted by the Holy Spirit, and I heard that the day of Judgment was coming. This led me to repent of my sins, and I trusted in the Lord Jesus Christ. I immediately started a church in Kampala, Uganda but because I was untrained, I failed to teach and disciple my members.”