NAMIBIA — As God works through Operation Christmas Child to reach the remote Himba tribe in Namibia, southwest Africa, they are hearing, believing, embracing, and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Pastor Rizera Hipakua – Volunteer:
Jesus Christ is my Savior. He’s my personal Savior. I really love Jesus. I want to follow Jesus until the end of my days. I came to know the Lord Jesus Christ way back in 1994.
The Holy Spirit was speaking to me. I felt that God wanted me to do a ministry. God laid it on my heart that the Himbas, they need someone that will work with them. We need to give them the word of God. That was God’s plan in my life.
Operation Christmas Child was introduced to me by a pastor who came to Opuwo. We have been praying hard so that we can at least do some outreach in the villages. Now I found a ministry that wants to partner with us. It became the answers from God.
Little by little, people start to realize that, yes, this is something good. To know God, they started to follow God, and the Holy Spirit started to work in their life.
Karituu Ndiaombe – Pastor:
I heard the Gospel for the first time in 2006. I was excited because he introduce me to Jesus then I wanted to become a follower of Jesus. It’s very important for me to tell others about Jesus, because I want all of the people to become followers of Jesus.
Sometimes I tell people that even if I have to die, tt least I saw God working. For us, reaching the lost is the only thing that we think about. That is our only prayer that we are praying. When we gather together as a church, we say, let’s pray for unleashed people. Let’s pray for the outreached to continue. Pray so that all of them might come to Jesus Christ as we are giving them the Word of God. We want them to be saved.
Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Through this project, Samaritan’s Purse partners with the local church worldwide to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and make disciples of the nations.
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Source: Global News Alliance, Good News and Great Joy for Namibia