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Thursday, June 27, 2013

22 Ways Christians Think Differently - No. 11: the motive and purpose of God's creation

Christians believe (and know) that God purposefully (or purposively, i.e., not at random or by chance or happenstance)  created all of his creations with the motive that is love. Love as God is and has desires to bestow upon his creation the free gift that is truly good and perfect.

We can easily understand this motive by considering who God is. By definition God is all sufficient. Since he is self-sufficient, he has no reason whatsoever to make creations. Yet he did it. Why? The only  logical explanation is that he did it to serve NOT his own good, but the good of his creation. Since he is  already good in every sense of the word 'good' he is not in need of adding something else to make himself 'more' benefited. The only motive he has then is to benefit his creation particularly men, the crown of his creation. And the benefit he had in mind reflects his own nature, that is his infinite goodness and perfection. What then would "that" benefit be? You guess it right: God himself.

Speaking of this truth, John says, "God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

Understanding the motive and purpose of God's creation is the key to understanding the creation itself.

Lately at the age of 64 my wife started learning piano. She bought a used piano. She has been practicing it for last six months. She is still on a beginner of beginners' level. This morning she played something on the piano. Did I enjoy what she played? Yes, I did. Of course there is no harmony. Her skill is so poor that the sound she is making is not the sound of "music" but of "noise".  Yet, I still love it, for I know she is a noble woman. So all she does is good to me.

The Apostle Paul says, "[E]verything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving." 1Ti 4:4

What does 'everything' mean? Everything means everything - even Satan, darkness, evil, antichrist, false prophets, or all that you call "bad". What does nothing mean? Nothing means nothing, none of the creation he made, even Satan, darkness, evil, antichrist, false prophets, spirit of falsehood, you name it. Alluding to the same truth is it written, "I form the light and create darkness; I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the Lord, do all these things." Isa 45:7 Or the Apostle Peter says to the saints that all sorts of trials come their ways for a good purpose that is to prove that their faith is genuine, resulting in thanks and praise to God. 1Pe 1:6-7

In today's daily bread passage (1John 4) the Apostle John talks about the spirit of falsehood. So we are to receive them with thanks for without these wicked bunch (Satan aka Devil, spirit of falsehood, falso prophets, antichrists, and false everything), how can we  know what is truly good? Where there is no evil,  how can one perceive good as good? When the whole world is filled with gold or diamond, who will covet for gold or diamond?

The piano music is good even if the sound borders on being nuisance. Even if the sound is offensive to my ears, it is still to be received with many thanks for through it I am reminded of the Lord who ennobles life with the sound of music.  And my wife is beautiful, more beautiful than Julie Andrew not just in terms of physical form but in terms of the inner beauty: her purity and nobility is peerless.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

22 Ways Christians Think Differently On Life - No. 10 (Promises vs. Reality)

To Christians God's promises in the Bible are part of reality; the promises and the reality are not two separate phenomena. 

Consider the promise of Jesus' return (or second-coming). The night before his suffering Jesus promised to his disciples, "I will come back." Through John one of his beloved disciples Jesus said in the book of Revelation 4 times, "I am coming back soon." There is also a parable of ten virgins - five wise, five foolish - which is predicated on the promise of His second coming.

On June 21, 2013 on leaving LA for Redding one of my grand daughters (Marie) gave me a "Farewell Card". There she wrote, "You are the greatest grandpa ever!" Then she added, "Please take a good care of Morgan until I come back." She gave me another farewell card addressed to Morgan her pet (cat). There she said to Morgan, "I will miss you Morgan! I love so much! But I will visit!..." Her promise to visit Downey is part of the reality. I know for sure that it will happen, this coming Christmas season!

The promise of Jesus' return is as real as the promise of Marie's promise to revisit. In fact being conscious of her promise, I assigned the corner shed as Morgan's private residence. For that purpose, I installed a cat door. Every day I make it sure that she be fed twice - once in the morning twice in the afternoon.

The members of His Church are recipients of the promise of Jesus' return. He is with his children in Spirit and in His Word, here and now. As a down payment, he deposited in the believer His Spirit, so that Jesus who is in the Father would be in the disciples who are in Jesus.

But when he comes back he will be with them physically in a risen body, for on his return all who belong to him will be like him, just as it is written:

But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. Phi 3:19-20

Monday, June 24, 2013

22 Ways Christians Think Differently (on life) - No. 9 (Essence vs. Appearance)

To Christians the universe and everything in it is the spiritual dressed up with that which is material. Essence of the universe is spiritual not material.

Jesus explained this concept saying, "The Spirit gives life; flesh counts for nothing." John 6:63

More directly, Jesus said, "God is Spirit." John 4:24 Inasmuch as all that are physical came from God, who is the Spirit, that which is physical is a mere reflection of that which is essential, that is, the spiritual. For this reason Jesus said, "Stop judging by mere appearances." For the same reason the Apostle Paul says of Jesus, "Being found in appearance as a man..." Phi 2:8

The understanding of the essential nature of the universe is the key to finding the meaning purpose and value of all creations.

In regarding the meaning and purpose of existence, King David says, "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hand." Psalm 19:1 Speaking of the same truth, the Apostle Paul says, "So ... whatever you do, do it for the glory of God." 1Co 10:31

In regard to the value of every existence, Rabbi Dessler writes, "Everything has value only in relation to its spiritual content. The whole physical environment exists as an environment to the spiritual life of the human being; this is its spiritual content." (The Inner Meaning of the Creation)

Sunday, June 23, 2013

CBF Graduation

Today June 23, 2013 at 2:15 pm 9 CBF members (Christine, Anna, Grace, Melody, Vicky, Gloria, David Tonne, Joey, and Gideon) graduated from CBF Sunday schools. They move up to JBF.

Missionary Billy gave them a special message entitled "Be transformed" based on Romans 12:2.

May they continue to grow in wisdom and stature in favor with God and with men.

Flesh counts for nothing Spirit gives life to man

Shepherd William illustrated out of 1 Samuel 28 the way of life to the full by presenting 5 reasons why flesh has to die and how the Risen Savior helps us put the flesh to death and live the life in Spirit going from glory to glory in Jesus, just as it is written in Romans 8:1-2.

His message reminds me of someone who said:

- sin has might
- law has right not might
- but the Spirit has right and might.
So by all means watch his sermon at

Saturday, June 22, 2013

22 Ways Christians Think Differently - No. 8 [Jesus Christ, the fixed point of reference]

There is a battle going on: battle for freedom
the Devil works for total control, 
but Jesus Christ came to secure 
total freedom for all who turn to him!

To Christians there is only one point of reference of life that is Jesus Christ, whereas non-Christians adopt a different point or points of reference.

Jesus Christ himself expressed this concept: "I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life." John 14:6

The Apostle Paul then says, "Fix your eyes and thoughts on Jesus Christ."

While walking here on earth, Jesus himself prompted Simon Peter to do likewise saying, "You do not have in mind things (or concerns) of God, but things of men." Mark 8:33  In doing so he even called Simon "Satan".

The same Peter who later had learned the life saving power of the Savior said, "Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12

Eden was the first home of Adam and Eve.  There the serpent caused the couple to fall by enticing them to go by a different point of reference. The woman started to savor and entertain what the serpent said and then fell.

Question becomes: How can one fix his eyes and thoughts on Jesus alone all the time? The answer to the question is fairly simple: die to yourself and live in and through Jesus Christ as it is written: "I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." Gal 2:20

Does this statement seem abrasive? Then you start thinking differently for the way Christians see and think is way different than liberalists' ways of seeing and thinking, just like the heaven is different than the earth.

One might think settling for one 'fixed' point of reference alone is too restrictive, tossing all the options of life out in the trash can.

But again the Apostle who limited his freedom to one fixed point of reference (Jesus Christ) and one only, has this to say, "It is for freedom that Christ set us free." Gal 5:1

He finds total freedom in total renunciation, freedom from all that are restrictive: trouble, hardship, persecution, famine, nakedness, danger, sword, death, [this] life [in a physical body], angels, principalities, powers, things present, things to come, height, depth, or any entity or entities that are created by God.

Go and discover yourself not in the streets of Hollywood  but in the privacy of your mind.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Kingdom of Israel and Judah with the offspring of people and animals...

 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will plant the kingdoms of Israel and Judah with the offspring of people and of animals." Jeremiah 31:27

In today's daily bread Bible passage, the Lord shared with folks the plan of prosperity not only for his people but also for the animals they like.

Today, June 21, Friday, 2013, Marie and her company (Dan, the daddy, Kyungwon the sweet mom, Jamie, and Lisa) are moving north Cal that is Redding. 

But Morgan, her Pet (Cat) is left behind. Her Grandparents adopted her. Morgan likes the backyard, and she has already taken over the territory. 

Marie is going to miss her, so she gave Morgan a card. On the front cover she wrote: "Morgan, you were a great pet. I love you." On the back it is written: "I will miss you Morgan. I love so much but I will visit! I love [to] pet you even if you bite! Marie..." 

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Father's Day Special - Psalm 23

Shepherd Jonathan's message on 1 Samyel 27 is a godsend - a special gift on the Father's Day for all of our  "father figures".

Pray for fathers that they would think best and continue to shine like diamond by fighting the triangle of their crisis in red (fatigue, fear, and frustration):

with the life envigorating triangle of green (refreshing, rejoicing, and refocusing)

found in the relationship with our Lord Jesus just as is written in Psalm 23:1-6

[1] The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. [2] He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, [3] he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. [4] Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. [5] You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. [6] Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Friday, June 14, 2013

22 Ways Christians Think Differently - No. 7

Christians regard holiness as security whereas non Christians regard something else (like money or career) as the source of security.

The term "holiness" is understood in many different ways. Google it and see how many hits with what variety of interpretaions the search might yield. 

But for Christians it means only one thing and one thing alone - "His likeness", the likeness of Jesus Christ. You do not have to second guess on what "his likeness" is like. Empty your mind and read the four gospels and examine who He is and what He did and is going to do now and forevermore. What is behind his person and his work? Like tree like fruit. His person and work flow from his own "likeness".

In what respect is holiness the source of security? Two Bible verses stand out - one negative one positive:

- Without holiness no one will see the Lord. Heb 12:14

+ Then the sovereignty, power and greatness of all the kingdoms under heaven will be handed over to the holy people of the Most High. His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all rulers will worship and obey him. Daniel 7:27

Daniel talks about "all the kingdoms". What does "all" mean? All means all. Apparently Tedd Turner is the largest landowner so far. Suppose that before he dies he comes to you and says "I Tedd Turner in sound and sober mind hereby deed to you all of my asset holdings."
How would you feel? And imagine what it would be like for you to own a kingsom as your own all the time.

Again Christians think holiness as the foundation for the security of life. If this concept does not seem real, consider what the enemies are all trying to do to you and why. They say there are three enemies prowling around to get you: Satan, the world, and you. Consider their strategy as they are out to let you lose and lose all- cause you to be unholy. 

Consider also why John says "Do not love anything in this world." 1jn 2:15

Remember that the same apostle says:

The one who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. 1jn 3:8

Have a nice day.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Bible UC Davis, World Campus Mission

On May 13, 2013 Missionary Abe Yoon (aka Haengku Yoon) wrote:

"Dear God's servants. 

Thank God for his mercy upon my family, myself, and Davis ministry. 
I finally filed my dissertation today after 7 years of PhD program. 

Thank you for your constant prayers upon our family. 
I am going to have a graduation ceremony on June 13, 2013 (Thursday)
UC Davis, Pavillion. 


To attend the ceremony, I woke up at 5:00 am of June 13. Msn John gave me a ride to LAX for the Sacramento.  Upon arrival at the Sacramento airport I contacted Avis Car Rental. At the counter I showed my reservation. The guy said, "Is super-compact car ok?" I said "Sure" for I had reserved a car that is least expensive. He gave me a car key saying "Go to B-9 and have a nice day." When I went there a brand new Yellow Wrangler was waiting for me. I could see the Lord had ready a special car to celebrate the occasion. 

On arriving at the Apt 5714 at UC Davis Joanna the daughter of Abe Yoon responded to the door and greeted me saying "You have a tree house right?" I said, "Yes I do." Then she surprised me saying "My mom has a new baby!" (Msn Suzy is now 9 months in pregnancy.) I asked Suzy "Is the baby girl or boy?" She said "Girl!"

Along with Suzy Yoon Elijah (5th grade) and Joanna (3rd Grade) we visited a flower shop, bought flowers, and drove to the Hamilton Court Pavillion.

Soon John and Hanna, Andrew Kim and his two daughters (Esther and Hanna) joined. 

Dr. Abe is the first missionary to acquire a Ph.D (in agriculture and resource economics) among all the "missionaries" in the entire West Coast areas, according Missionary Andrew Kim. He began the advanced study in the fall of 2006 and now at the age of 41 he successfully finished the program."

After the ceremony we came back to Dr. Yoon's apartment where Msn Suzy served a dinner for us.

Around 8:30 pm after a long drive through the heavy traffic for 3 hours Pastor Mark Moran finally arrived at UC Davis. We then had a brief Bible study on Ecc 7:14 and Acts 19:20-21 and had a joint prayer.

Life in Sacramento appears to be less expensive than in New ayork or Los Angeles - at the Good Nite Inn located close to the UBF Center (I was told) they charge only $39 per night.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

How Christians Think Differently - No. 6

Christians believe that one lives for all and all for one.

The Apostle Paul explains this concept saying, "And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again." 2Co 2:15

The end purpose for this operation is for God to be "all in all" as the Apostle states, "When he has done this, then the Son himself will be made subject to him who put everything under him, so that God may be all in all." In the same vision Jesus also said on the night before His departure, "On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you." John 14:20

The deal is then:

* One for all
* All for one
* All in all

Non-Christians go differently, for each person worships (or serves or simply lives for) his or her own god or gods. In India there are millions of gods, and so is the case with other nations such as Japan where the number of gods is great, and their numbers keep increasing. Some say, "I worship nobody. I do not worship any gods. I am an atheist. I just live my own life." But still he or she lives for himself or herself. He is a self-worshiper so to speak.

Communists live for material. For them the only thing that is for real is material and material alone. So they live and die for material. Capitalists are not that much different than communists in terms of what they are after. Democracy is based on what people want. It is people-oriented.

In North Korea, so far they instituted a human worship, that is, all North Koreans living for one person (Il-sung Kim) (and of course his successors like Jeong-il Kim and Jeong-un Kim). They call the Communist Party as "Mother Party" whereas the Leader (like Il-sung Kim) Father. So one person Il-sung Kim lives for all N. Koreans, and all N. Koreans for Il-sung Kim. There is therefore supreme solidarity. All behave like one person. Haven't you seen the goose stepping of N. Korean military march? The problem though is the incompleteness of the "Leader". For one thing, the so called "Leader" keeps dying. Il-sung Kim died, Jeong-il Kim died, and sooner than later Jeong-un will also die.

But it is not so with Jesus Christ. He rose again and he is living. He is at work with each person in Spirit. Plus, he is the one who has 'all' authority - in heavens and on earth. How much is 'all'? All is all.

Have a good night.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Bible Cheon-an World Campus Mission

Shepherd John visited the U.S. to attend a graduation ceremony at one of the divinity schools run by a Calvory Chapel  head-quartered in LA with a branch in Korea.

He came to study the Bible with Shepherd Bona Bong at the Daejeon UBF beginning the freshman year in 1977. 

Since 1985 he began to pioneer universities in Cheonan areas. Eight lay shepherd families are coworkimg with him. 

I asked him, "Now that you became an ordained minister what is your life time prayer topic?" 
He said , "Until I become 66 years old I would like to get published expository notes on every verse of the 66 Books of the Bible - 3 times." What else? I asked. He said, "I would like to see my ministry to be the "model house of God's kingdom." 

Then I shared with him Acts 19:20-21 and prayed that the Lord would bless his prayer topic to spread the Word from Cheonan to the four corners of the world. 
Note - Cheonan in Krean means "Heavenly comfort".
Cheonan city has a lot of water gardens such as the one below.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Bible Glendale Community College and World Campus Mission

On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Missionary Abraham Glen Kim wrote to Dr. Abraham Kim reporting on the Lord's work in Glendale a new mission front.

“…he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 1:6)

Dear Dr. Abraham T Kim,

I am very thankful for your prayer support and blessing. I believe that through your prayers and blessing God will bless my humble and tiny family for His kingdom work.

Every Sunday, I deliver my message only by faith with the help of God.

We are worshipping God in an open area on Campus.
Nobody pays attention to us, but I pray that God may be exalted through our worship.

Rupesher (who is an Indian Engineer) joins us to worship God together. He comes to worship service every Sunday. It takes one and a half hours from his apartment.

I pray that God may accept his worship every moment and that He may help him to be a great servant of God for campus students.

Now I am sending you my short life testimony and my wife Hannah’s.

Attached please find the Word formatted documents.

I pray that the Lord may bless your heart of desire to please Him abundantly so that all campus students in America and the whole world can come back to God as good disciples of Jesus.

Thank you,
In God’s love,
Abraham Kwidae Kim

Location:Paramount Blvd,Downey,United States

Friday, June 7, 2013

Bible Africa World Campus Mission (Scenario of Africa video for WMN)

Welcome to the World Mission Night, "The Missionary Call to Africa".  In Matthew 28:18-20 the Risen Lord said to the body of believers, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. [19] Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, [20] and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” "Here 'all' nations include 55 African nations.

- the size of land mass is bigger than that of china, india, eurpoe, u.s., canada, argentine all combined
- 1 out of 7 lives in afica
- she is rich with resources (flashes of pics of water falls prairies animals minerals people in colorful costumes)

Like all other parts of the world, she has nagging problems like poverty, corruption on politicaleaders, ethnic conflicts, civil wars, diseases, and much more.

Fundamental problem though is the souls that are yet to be saved from their sins, people who are yet to know Jesus the Savior.

For that matter, since the early 14th centuries christian communities strove to import the gospel to the land. Henry the Navigator is one, David Livingstone of 18th century is another and Reinhard Bonnke of Germany in the 20th century is still another.

Their primary focus was relief mission, short term mission, or mass evangelism. And missionaries sent by the European nations such as The British missionaries were based on the support from their home churches.

Beginning the latter part of 1980's UBF also sent out missionaries to the land, but with different direction - focusing on college students, self support, 1:1 Bible studies, disciple-making, and missionary sending. (Missionary Jackie Yoon is one of the early ones; she went out as am employee of the Korean Embassy in Kenya. She

For the last 2 decades the Lord worked to build outposts in 14 nations.  Slides (3 regional conf. photos, house church photos)

Relief works such as medial relief, and food distribution programs are also implemented. (BMC photos, medical relief mission photos, sudan relief photos)

At the hub of four different regions local shepherds have risen, taking the leadershp, spearheading the move to pioneer 'all' 54 African nations as the presence of the african shepherds testify.They work full time and yet go out to college camuses to feed sheep. They fight the good fight of faith to feed sheep, raise disciples, and send missionaries to all African nations. Their struggles remind us of  young Joshuas fighting the Amalekites in the day of Moses, for Exodus 17:8-11 reads,

"[8] The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim. [9] Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands.” [10] So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. [11]
As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning. [12] When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up---one on one side, one on the other---so that his hands remained steady till sunset." 

Shepherd Patrick Ogwang of Uganda sent one of his sheep Moses out to Rwanda as a missionary. But Moses could not find a job, so he came back to the home country. In a way he is like Moses whose hands grew tired, so Aaron and Hur had to hold the hands up.  During the spring of 2012 with a pioneering spirit along with shepherds Abia, Theo, and Stephen, Missionary James Lee of S. Africa crossed the border and went to Mozambique for fishing. There they met brother Cremildo. After giving him a quick Bible study, they came back to S. Africa. Then through facebook shepherds had a Bible study with Cremildo. He then got invited to a spring conference, studied Genesis 1-25. Then he went back to Mozambique as a missionary. They do not have English Bible so he had to borrow the Bible from others. He is now feeding 12 students from two universities. Last November, Nigeria UBF sent out Missionary Truman Lee and his wife to Ghana as pioneers. Last Summer Peter Ban volunteered to go to the People's Republic of Congo as an employee for Pohang Steel Co. but the mining project of the sponsor company was cancelled, so the prayer topic to reach out to PRC still stands. Shepherd Abraham Victor is the chief economist advising the President of Namibia. Despite his busy schedule though, along with his wife Betty he goes out to campus to feed students. 

During the days of evil Queen Jezebel of Israel, after the confrontation at the Mt. Carmel the Prophet Elijah prayed and heard a sound of rain. Will there be "the rain" coming to the frican soil?

We dont know. yet what we do know is this:
** in africa harvest is plentiful but workers are few
** more than 2/3s of the 54 nations are yet to be pioneered. (Green - UBF presence; Sudan refers to both South Sudan and Sudan)
** There are 13 Greens and 12 Whites. Green nations have UBF harvest workers are working. White nations that are yet to be pioneered are:
- Ethiopia
-  ... 
- Seychelles
Total = 32 White nations

The list is on the handout for you to pray for.

122px-Flag_of_Nigeria.svg List of African Countries by Population Nigeria135,031,164
222px-Flag_of_Ethiopia.svg List of African Countries by Population Ethiopia83,700,450
322px-Flag_of_Egypt.svg List of African Countries by Population Egypt80,335,036
422px-Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo.svg List of African Countries by Population Congo-Kinshasa65,751,512
522px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg List of African Countries by Population South Africa43,997,828
622px-Flag_of_Tanzania.svg List of African Countries by Population Tanzania39,384,223
722px-Flag_of_Sudan.svg List of African Countries by Population Sudan39,379,358
822px-Flag_of_Kenya.svg List of African Countries by Population Kenya36,913,721
922px-Flag_of_Morocco.svg List of African Countries by Population Morocco33,757,175
1022px-Flag_of_Algeria.svg List of African Countries by Population Algeria33,333,216
1122px-Flag_of_Uganda.svg List of African Countries by Population Uganda30,262,610
1222px-Flag_of_Ghana.svg List of African Countries by Population Ghana22,931,299
1322px-Flag_of_Mozambique.svg List of African Countries by Population Mozambique20,905,585
1422px-Flag_of_Madagascar.svg List of African Countries by Population Madagascar19,448,815
1522px-Flag_of_Cameroon.svg List of African Countries by Population Cameroon18,060,382
1622px-Flag_of_Cote_d%27Ivoire.svg List of African Countries by Population Côte d’Ivoire18,013,409
1722px-Flag_of_Angola.svg List of African Countries by Population Angola16,941,000
1822px-Flag_of_Burkina_Faso.svg List of African Countries by Population Burkina Faso14,326,203
1922px-Flag_of_Malawi.svg List of African Countries by Population Malawi13,603,181
2022px-Flag_of_Niger.svg List of African Countries by Population Niger12,894,865
2122px-Flag_of_Senegal.svg List of African Countries by Population Senegal12,521,851
2222px-Flag_of_Zimbabwe.svg List of African Countries by Population Zimbabwe12,311,143
2322px-Flag_of_Mali.svg List of African Countries by Population Mali11,995,402
2422px-Flag_of_Zambia.svg List of African Countries by Population Zambia11,477,447
2522px-Flag_of_Tunisia.svg List of African Countries by Population Tunisia10,276,158
2622px-Flag_of_Guinea.svg List of African Countries by Population Guinea9,947,814
2722px-Flag_of_Rwanda.svg List of African Countries by Population Rwanda9,907,509
2822px-Flag_of_Chad.svg List of African Countries by Population Chad9,885,661
2922px-Flag_of_Somalia.svg List of African Countries by Population Somalia9,118,773
3022px-Flag_of_Burundi.svg List of African Countries by Population Burundi8,390,505
3122px-Flag_of_Benin.svg List of African Countries by Population Benin8,078,314
3222px-Flag_of_Sierra_Leone.svg List of African Countries by Population Sierra Leone6,144,562
3322px-Flag_of_Libya.svg List of African Countries by Population Libya6,036,914
3422px-Flag_of_Togo.svg List of African Countries by Population Togo5,701,579
3522px-Flag_of_Eritrea.svg List of African Countries by Population Eritrea4,906,585
3622px-Flag_of_the_Central_African_Republic.svg List of African Countries by Population Central African Republic4,369,038
3722px-Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo.svg List of African Countries by Population Congo-Brazzaville3,800,610
3822px-Flag_of_Mauritania.svg List of African Countries by Population Mauritania3,270,065
3922px-Flag_of_Liberia.svg List of African Countries by Population Liberia3,195,931
4022px-Flag_of_Lesotho.svg List of African Countries by Population Lesotho2,125,262
4122px-Flag_of_Namibia.svg List of African Countries by Population Namibia2,055,080
4222px-Flag_of_Botswana.svg List of African Countries by Population Botswana1,815,508
4322px-Flag_of_The_Gambia.svg List of African Countries by Population Gambia1,688,359
4422px-Flag_of_Guinea-Bissau.svg List of African Countries by Population Guinea-Bissau1,472,780
4522px-Flag_of_Gabon.svg List of African Countries by Population Gabon1,454,867
4622px-Flag_of_Mauritius.svg List of African Countries by Population Mauritius1,250,882
4722px-Flag_of_Swaziland.svg List of African Countries by Population Swaziland1,133,066
4822px-Flag_of_the_Comoros.svg List of African Countries by Population Comoros711,417
4922px-Flag_of_Equatorial_Guinea.svg List of African Countries by Population Equatorial Guinea551,201
5022px-Flag_of_Djibouti.svg List of African Countries by Population Djibouti496,374
5122px-Flag_of_Cape_Verde.svg List of African Countries by Population Cape Verde423,613
5222px-Flag_of_Western_Sahara.svg List of African Countries by Population Western Sahara (SADR)382,617
5322px-Flag_of_Sao_Tome_and_Principe.svg List of African Countries by Population São Tomé and Príncipe199,579
5422px-Flag_of_the_Seychelles.svg List of African Countries by Population Seychelles81,895

** most of the African ubf chapters are one family house churches.

* Again in Africa  harvest is plentiful workers are few; ask the Lord to send out workers into the fields, says the Lord.

- the Lord's call is not for the selected few
* it is for all who believe just as is written:
** in the last days i will pour out my spirit on all flesh
** we received grace n apostleship to call all gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith...

- for tis very purpose  the lord has opened up doors for u to go
* NGOs 
* int'l organizations like U.N. 
* humanitarian services like The Peace Corp.
* through businesses.

Inviting people to attend the International Conference entitled "Africa works! 21st Centry Trends" a Report by the Netherlands-African Business Council  and the African Studies Center say "Africa in the 21th century has already proven to be the source of endless possibilities and trends. In the first decade of the 21st century, the perception of Africa has changed dramatically from being the ‘hopeless continent’ to being a continent of ‘lion economies’, analogous to the Asian tigers. Africa’s economies are consistently growing faster than those of almost any other region in the world. 5 of the 12 fastest growing economies in the world are African; Ghana leading the charts with a GDP growth of 20 percent. Income disparities continue to persist, but a genuine middle class is emerging in many African countries. Investors are increasingly eyeing Africa with interest; foreign direct investment is five times what it was a decade ago, driven by new investors from countries such as China, India, Brazil, Turkey and Malaysia. The time has come to acknowledge Africa.

Striking examples of the tremendous opportunities these economic changes create for (African) entrepreneurs are Mohammed Ibrahim, the mobile phone tycoon from Sudan, and Aliko Dangote, Nigeria’s cement king. The application of new technologies, increased political stability, regional economic integration and the growing number of African repatriates across thecontinent are expected to be drivers of sustained economic growth in the years to come. Population trends further support these promising developments. Large numbers of better-educated, healthy young people are now entering the job market and birth rates have started to decline. Economic and social empowerment lead to a drive for political reforms.

Africa offers new opportunities for its people and for those who want to invest in Africa’s future. 

According to Missionary Andrew the African Continental Coordinator one of the best ways to come to the Africa as a permanent missionary is coming through institutions such as the American Achool or Other International Schools as English teachers. Most of these schools pay decent salaries plus benefits like heath insurance and paid vacations. 

French speaking people can come to former French colonies such as Chad, The Republic of Congo, Gabong, French Cameroon, Morocco, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Niger, Gambia and many more.

Lately an increasing number of African countries developed strong interest to learn Korean langusge so those who speak Korean can go to colleges and universities teaching Korean language. In fact Missionary Samuel H, Kim the former General Director of Koran UBF went to Zimbabwe as a missionary by opening a Korean language class at the National University of Zimbabwe. He is now the Dean of the Department. The University procided him with a secretary and a spacious office all for free. Dr. Samuel and his wife Sarah uses the office to teach Bible to students.

* Another way to come to Africa as a self-supporting missionary is as a silver missionary. In most of the African countries the living expenses are reasonable so with about $2,000 a month you as a couple can serve a campus mission still supporting yourself.

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Gen 1:31

God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. Gen 1:31

This is particularly true of Africa. Indeed God so loved Africa that he made special  efforts to make Africa and her prople beautiful. You know Africa produced Obama 44th President of United States of America. Americans believe the Niagara Fall is the world best but the truth is compared to the a Victoria Fall of Africa The Niagara Falll is like nothing. You know how African shepherds and shepherdesses are so naturally good in dance and music. And Africa has world best beaches and safaries. And the list goes on and on.

- across the continent westernization is taking place in full gears (in brunday for example the whole nation is going wireless)
- in africa the season of christ is now
- enemies know this full well that
they also engage all sorts of means to bring down the land and her people. Muslim invasion from n to s, is but one example.
- But Matthew 28:18-20 says
"All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

one word: therefore go