Author: Henkie Maritz
Region: North Africa Middle East
During November Henkie, Emile and Eddie visited a country in the
NAME region. Our purpose was to:
- Visit a LiveSchool
- Meet with church leaders in order to start new Live
We've spend 4 days visiting a missions organisation that
consists of a small church and a hospital. Their vision is to reach
villages around their city that are totally Muslim and in most
cases no Christians living there. Some of these villages are in the
desert where living conditions are desperate.
We've achieved two main things here:
- Meeting with the Live School Panorama students
This school is about 100 hours into the curriculum and 15
The students are dedicated to the point that one lady travel 1
hour to school every week and another 45 minutes.
Here are some of the comments made by the students about the
- I had dreams at
night about being a missionary. Live School is giving me that
- There was a
certain place where I believed that I needed to go and minister;
Live School helped me take the first steps. Today I minister there
once a week.
- The lecturers
live what they teach.
- Through Live
School I've learnt to live by faith.
- Before starting
I was concerned that we would not understand the teachings.
The lecturers communicate very well, and we understand the
- Live School
taught me to have a good relationship with God.
- Meeting with 5 church leaders
We had a 3 hour meeting with 5 leaders from the area. With the
school working well there, they were very interested and inspired.
All 5 pastors are positive about starting a school. Facilitator
training was booked tentatively for Feb/March 2012.
Live School Shepherd
God brought a meeting together as we met with an
interdenominational team of believers passionate to reach out in
We provided a facilitators "crash course" in the hotel that
evening. They are very excited to train their 24 students and the
school will start in the beginning of December this year.
We promised a visit to them on our first visit back to their
country in order to see how they are doing and making sure they ran
the school correctly and effectively.
We've met with a very influential man in the country. He will
start a full time school in 2013 and also open many doors in this
We were invited us to speak at a significant conference in
The word that sums up this trip is "breakthrough". For the first
time since we set foot in this world region, we are seeing the
beginnings of momentum.
Great new relationships were formed and plans to start new
schools are on the table.
God protected us, gave us favour and the desires of our hearts
for His Kingdom's sake.
Thank you Jesus.