For 19 years, Pastor Assuerio Naque planted churches with World Renewal Brazil around his hometown. He loved it, but felt a strong calling to Mozambique, Africa. They spoke Portuguese in Mozambique, and he had heard that there was a great lack of training for the pastors and leaders there. In 2017, he and his family became the first missionaries sent by World Renewal Brazil internationally.
Last October, Assuerio lead a training conference for pastors and leaders in a central region of Mozambique. For three days we were studying the Bible with a group of 13 pastors. One night while they were talking around a campfire, one of those pastors decided to open his heart and confess that he had two wives, but he was being confronted by the Word of God to leave one of them and stay with only the legitimate wife. Hearing this testimony was very encouraging because it is common in that area to find pastors with several wives. Only God can change the heart. The ministry in Mozambique needs $5,000 to travel and give training materials to pastors and leaders throughout the country this year. You can give at Worldrenewal.org/give
For 20 years, Pastor Boaventura has led a prosperity gospel church in Mozambique that often exploits the faith of its members. Recently, he started to question the doctrines of his church, seeking answers in God’s Word, and asking for God’s guidance. When he heard about the leadership training offered by Pastor Assuerio in a neighboring city, he immediately signed up.
As Pastor Boaventura finished the Christian Life course, he said “I am going through a theological “detox” process.” Hearing this from a pastor who has only been walking with us for a few months is so encouraging! Assuerio Naque (who left a rich ministry in Brazil to serve in Africa) says, “Working toward the spiritual liberation and edification of leaders all over Mozambique and Africa is fulling the calling God has given me.” To run the Church-Based Training (TBI) in Mozambique and reach pastors like Boaventura, it costs about $600 a month (for materials, travel, food, accommodations, and scholarships). Would you partner with us? You can give at Worldrenewal.org/give.