Most of these men receive full personal support from the Tabernacle, together with support for all the listed branches of ministry. Most had training or pastoral refresher courses at the Tabernacle’s London Reformed Baptist Seminary (LRBS). Seven also operate training programmes for pastors (in every case being the only doctrines-of-grace course in the region). Eight are also engaged in literature translation.
Pastor Georgi Viazovski
Church pioneered, magazine produced circulating throughout the CIS. Russian book translation (over 20 accomplished) and distribution. Reformed pastors’ conferences and part-time seminary.
Pastor Abner Araujo
Church pioneered, translating literature into Portuguese, promoting Sunday Schools.
Pastor Pablo Huircapán
Pioneering church (started January 2016).
Pastor Cesar Garcia
Church pioneered in Pereira. Pioneering church in Manizales.
Pastor Praise Agyei
Large church and Sunday School pioneered in pagan area, with ministry to Borstal young offenders.
Pastor Anthony Bentum-Ennin
Church and Sunday School pioneered, plus branch Sunday Schools and church plant in Accra.
Pastor Ferguson Kcofie
Church, Sunday Schools and pastoral training. Services in Twi, Ga, Ewe and English.
Pastor Ben Mensah
Kumasi and Ejura
Two churches and Sunday Schools pioneered; college student ministry.
Pastor Miki Chiciudean
Initially pastored Romanian and Hungarian language congregations in Romania, now pioneering in Budapest. Translation and publishing in both languages.
Dr David Elangovan
Salem, Tamil Nadu
Churches, Sunday Schools and medical clinics, plus pastors’ training course and Tamil translation.
Pastor Kiran Nalluri
Church pioneered with Sunday School. Translation into Telugu.
Support given to dispersed believers via their former church pastors still in the region.
Pastor Samuel Rai
Church established in Pokhara, pastors’ training centre, around 80 churches planted throughout Nepal and in Bhutan (subject to repression). Also care for orphans, Christian school, radio broadcasts and translation.
Pastor Tony Okoroh
Pioneered growing church and Sunday School and training for pastors.
Pastor John Masih
Church ministry. [Pastor Masih was called home on 8 April 2023.]
Pastor Bassanio Enrile
Lower Calajo-An and Palau, Cebu
Church pioneered with Sunday Schools in several locations. Also feeding of poor children. [Pastor Bassanio was called home on 10 March 2023]
Pastor Peter Samuel
Church and Sunday School, plus broadcasting, and ministry to churches and pastors in other West Indies islands. Translated Bible into regional patois.
Support for local churches and relief programmes.
Pastor Nixson Pasipanodya
Ministering in a pioneer church planted by Pastor Joseph Soko.
Pastor Thomas Jimu
Ministering in a pioneer church in a rural setting.
Overseas Missionary Fund
If you would like to help support the work of these overseas pastors please send your gifts to: The Treasurer, Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6SD. Please make sterling cheques payable to ‘Metropolitan Tabernacle’, marked ‘Overseas Ministry Fund’ on the reverse. Gift aid forms will be sent on request. For bank transfer details please contact [email protected]. No deductions are made for administration or ‘home expenses’, the fund being entirely deployed overseas.
The latest edition of Sword & Trowel, accompanied by the book Deepening Discernment, is now available. The magazine includes articles by Dr Peter Masters and CH Spurgeon, together with news from overseas pastors.
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