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). Nine 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
Large church and Sunday School pioneered plus branch Sunday School.
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. Day school in Ejura.
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.
Pastors Sunath Kumar and Samuel Boppuri
Vinukonda, Andhra Pradesh
Church and Sunday School, also training centre for village preachers, orphanage and medical camps.
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
Pastor Bassanio Enrile
Lower Calajo-An and Palau, Cebu
Church pioneered with Sunday Schools in several locations. Also feeding of poor children.
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.
Pastor Selvaraj Jeyakanth
Trincomalee and care of other churches throughout the land.
Support for pastors and evangelists and extensive relief programme.
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@example.com. 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 The Meaning and Purpose of the Book of Job, is now available. The magazine includes articles by Dr Peter Masters, Steve Pearce and Dr Jeff Riddle, and news from overseas pastors.