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To Every Thing There Is A Season . . . .

Ecclesiastes 3:1, "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven". Many years ago the Lord blessed Julie and me with the ministry in Ghana, West Africa. We sent them Bibles, Gospel tracts, videos, cassettes, books, and curriculum for Bible schools. We were so grateful for the amazing outcomes from the evangelism team and pastors who dedicated their time to bring people to the Kingdom of Heaven. The Covenant Messenger Ministries Bible schools produced large numbers of graduates, many of whom were commissioned to serve in the ministry of the Lord. The Covid-19 ...

Outreach to Kwahu Adawso – Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2024

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord! On Wednesday, January 31 the C.M.M. Evangelism Team of Ghana traveled three hours and twenty minutes to reach Kwahu Adawso.  We stayed until Sunday, February 2, 2024.  Farming is the main occupation in the area, especially the growing of vegetables. While there we shared Gospel tracts and also translated the messages on the tracts from English to the Akan language so they could clearly understand the messages.  Below is a summary of our activities: We shared 588 tracts from house to house and on the streets, shops, and farm lanes.  By ...

Christmas At Grace Children’s Home

Christmas came to Grace Children's Home a little late this year but it did come and the children were very happy to receive their gifts, which is evident from the smiles on their faces.  Each child received a piece of clothing.  We would have liked to provide a little more such as hygiene items, i.e., toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs, etc., but they were happy to get their one gift.  If you would like to support one or more of the children each month, please click on the link on the right-hand side that says, "Support-a-child".  Thank you and may God richly ...

Outreach to Yaohiamankrom – December 14-16, 2023

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you!  God has been good to us all and we are grateful for his love, protection, and mercies toward us.  On December 14, 2023, we drove over 3 hours from Accra to Yaohiamankrom in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.  We were in Yaohiamankrom until December 16 when we returned to Accra.    By God’s grace, while we were there we could share 544 Gospel tracts and also preached the Word of God.  Bro. Val had sent us a very good video message on Unforgiveness.   We preached the same message to the people ...

Peace On Earth, Good Will Toward Men . . .

Very soon the world, or at least a good part of it, will be celebrating the birth of  Jesus, also known as the Prince of Peace. Ironically, we are very far from knowing peace on Earth today. War and rumors of war are frequently announced in the news media.  Some of the more recent of these  include: The October 7 attack by Hamas on Israel.  This has caused the of deaths thousands of men, women, and children. Other factions of extreme Islam are calling for the annihilation of Israel and all Jews. Russia and Ukraine are still battling it out ...

Reaching The Unreached – The Bonda Tribes of India

The Bonda tribe lives in the isolated hill regions of the Malkangiri district of southwestern Odisha, India, near the junction of the three states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh.  A 2011 census estimates the tribe's size at approximately 12,000 members.  They are the first forest settlers in India. As expected, the Bonda people's culture is extraordinary.  The women prefer to marry men younger by at least 5-10 years so that the men can earn a living for them when they grow old.  Women are small in stature averaging about 4 ft. to 4 1/2 ft. tall.  They are usually ...

Outreach to Batanyaa – Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2023

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. On Wednesday, November 29, 2023, the CMM Evangelism team traveled for over 3 hrs. to Batanyaa in the Central Region of Ghana and we were there until Friday, Dec. 1. While there we went from house to house preaching the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. We followed up with street preaching and sharing Gospel tracts to the Glory of God. One lady shared her testimony saying she was converted by reading one of our tracts titled, “God Is Not Mad At You”.  She was happy when we mentioned the Bible School to ...

Outreach to Yaohiamankrom – November 1, 2023

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Bros. Matthew and Harrison left Kumasi on November 1st, 2023, and traveled over 3 hours to Yaohiamankrom, which is located in the Ashanti Region, and returned on November 4th. Yaohiamankrom is mostly a farming community.  While we were there we shared 447 tracts, preached, and saw over 90 people accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior. We also prayed for the sick and 3 people got healed, in Jesus' Name.  Glory be to God for Helping us through.  GOD BLESS YOU ALL! Regards, Harrison Below are some pictures of the Yaohiamankrom ...

India Evangelism Leads To Many Salvations!

In October 2023, Pastor Cornelius and other pastors conducted evangelism services in India. The result was the salvation of over 350 people, and since then, around 50 of them have been baptized by full immersion into water. This act symbolizes the death of their old sinful nature and their rebirth as children of God.  However, the Christian community in India faces persecution, which makes it essential to keep these men of God in our prayers. Below are some photos of the events.   ...

Outreach to Mati Dove – October 3 – 5, 2023

First, this note from Val:   This outreach to Mati Dove is extraordinary because of the primitive beliefs still held by the village elders. Here is a brief description that I took from the Hadithi Africa web page:  "The village of Mafi Dove, in southern Ghana, is home to around 5,000 people, almost none of whom were born here. Because of an archaic belief that childbirth in the village brings offense to the gods, expectant mothers are rushed to neighboring communities to deliver their babies there.  It is also forbidden for anyone to raise an animal in the village.  In recent years, ...

Outreach to Jukwa – September 20, 2023

Greetings in the name of Our Lord JESUS CHRIST! On the 20th of September, 2023, the C.M.M. Evangelism team traveled to Jukwa in the Central Region of Ghana.  From the office in Accra to Jukwa it is about 107 miles.  Due to the poor roads, it took us 3 hours and 20 minutes of traveling time to arrive in Jukwa. To God’s Glory,  171 names were written in the Lamb Book of Life as we preached and shared tracts.  In one instance, a Muslim man from the Ahmadiyya group of Muslims converted and confessed Jesus as the true Messiah!  Bro ...

Outreach to Atiavi – September 10, 2023

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. On Sunday 10th September in the afternoon, the CMM Outreach Team traveled over 4 hours to Atiavi in the Keta District, Volta Region. We really enjoyed this Outreach when we met a Lady called Lucy Dometi.  After preaching, we handed a tract to her and she started asking questions about Jesus, salvation, and forgiveness. We explained the message and answered her questions from the Scriptures.  Then she knelt and gave her life to Jesus as Lord and Savior! She asked us to follow her to her home and share the word of God with her ...

God’s Covenant with Noah – Part 3

This is part 3 of the Covenant that God made with Noah. Conditions on earth were so evil that God regretted making man.  So, God decided to destroy all but Noah and his family of seven through a flood that covered the whole world. After 150 days in the ark, a new world opened for Noah and his family. Click on this link for the video:  Part 3 - The Noahic Covenant ...

Outreach to Battor – August 10-12, 2023

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! On the 10th  to 12th August,  2023 we travelled to Battor in the Volta Region.   While there we preached and shared Gospel tracts to lead people to Christ.  We explained the messages on the tracts and also went from street-to-street, to house-to-house preaching. We met one young lady who had read the tract, "God Is Not Mad At You!", and accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior.  She shared with us that she has suffered humiliation and physical abuse many times.  She was very happy to receive Jesus into her life.   ...

August 15 – Independence Day in India!

On August 15, 1947, India gained its independence. Just as the Fourth of July is a day of celebration in the U.S. the same is true in India but on a different day. The children at Grace Children's Home celebrated this day with special edible treats and gifts of lunch boxes to take to school. Below are photos of the children with their treats. From the smiles on their faces, it looked like it was a success! ...

Outreach to Twidan No. 1 – July 19-21, 2023

A NOTE FROM VAL:  What a great report!   About 20 years ago I asked the CMM Ghana directer Boachie if he thought it would be possible to reach this part of Ghana that was known to be a haven for people practicing witchcraft.  Boachie told me not many people are willing to go there because it wasn't safe.  Also about that same time our pastor's wife, Sister Etta Little, called early one morning and said, "Val, God woke me up in the middle of the night and said to tell you to write a tract and call it, "The Promise".  ...

Outreach to Asante-Akyem Juaso – June 28-29, 2023

Greetings in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ! June 28 was a great day as we traveled to Asante-Akyem Juaso in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.  We drove for 3 hours and 30 minutes to get there. When we reached our destination we immediately began to preach the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and we shared tracts.  In summary:  497 tracts were shared and 101 Accepted Jesus as Lord and Savior! In addition, 32 people rededicated their life to Christ, and four people were healed by the power of the Holy Spirit! THE STORY OF THE WEEK We ...

America Was Founded As A Christian Nation

( A note from Val Black: It's disheartening to see that so many indicators of our nation's change are blatantly displayed through our schools, our politics, and even some churches.  Even the most liberal of our ancestors would have been shocked at what is happening today. For example, our government, the media, the courts, and politicians are trying to indoctrinate our children and the general public into celebrating homosexuality.  They have even stolen God's seal of His promise to Noah, the rainbow, and made it into an ensign of pride for homosexuals, transgenders, same-sex marriages, etc.,  which are plainly described ...

Grace Children’s Home – June 2023

The orphans at Grace Children's Home are doing well and as you can see by these photos, it was feeding time at the home. James 1:27 says, "Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you."  (New Living Translation) In his epistle, James is making it clear that in God's Eyes true religion is putting aside your own interests and caring for those unable to care for themselves.  In other words, "self" is either controlling you or you are in control ...

Outreach to Have Etoe – May 23 – 25, 2023

Blessed be the Name of Jesus our Lord! On May 23 the C.M.M. Evangelism Team of Ghana traveled almost 3 hours to Have Etoe in the Volta Region to share tracts for the 2nd time.  Have Etoe has a population of approximately 8,355 As soon as we arrived at 10 a.m., tracts were distributed and the messages were explained to the indigenous population.  We preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ and made disciples for God’s glory! In summary, we shared about 490 Gospel tracts and estimate about 112 souls were won to Jesus.  In addition, 16 people re-dedicated their lives ...