Posts by Paul Richardson

Pastor Joshua and a faithful ‘Church’

Jesus, Gospel, Clean Water, Burkina Faso, West Africa

One of our local Pastors, Pastor Joshua, dreamed one night that a great wind had carried him to a village that we had no church in. (name withheld for security reasons) The next morning he woke up and went to that village as he felt God had called him to go there through the dream.…

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Amazing and Encouraging Day!

Raise Your Hand

After the pastor explained the gospel message of salvation he asked if anyone wanted to receive Christ as their personal Savior. Right away this Naba, village royalty, leader, shot his hand up in the air and proudly kept it there! Later the leaders (there were four of them that came to the trike distribution today)…

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Community Garden

 This Pastor helps to oversee the work that is happening in a garden that benefits local widows. There has been remarkable progress in the widows/women’s garden as this patch of land was just hard, dry, rocky, desolate ground in October. Now after just two months look at the lush, healthy, producing garden! Remarkable! These women…

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Physical and Spiritual Water

Drilling for Clean Water

This group of hardworking, generous men spent a week out drilling wells for people who need access to clean water. They worked long days, sleeping on camp cots, setting up and tearing down camp, moving to four different villages and providing four successful wells to the thirsty. They also took care of John while he…

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Virginia

Help Engage Burkina

This story is of a little girl name Virginia and the village of Koumana. Virigina is five years old and this photo of her was taken this April. As you can see she is adorable. This is where our first summer team of this season went to erect a metal structure with a tin pan…

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Douba

For Burkina Faso

We met this young man, Douba, two years ago right after he had been bitten by a poisonous snake. The village he was in did not have the cattle prod, so they amputated his leg to save his life. He was 20 years old at the time. Now, finally two years later, though it has…

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