School Report: Modelle School of Preaching

By Justin Hopkins | Nov 13, 2020

Classes continue as normal at Modelle. The students and faculty are paying careful attention to hygiene and health practices. The farm has yielded a nice harvest of Coco Yams, vegetables, and Casava We are working on planting a crop of both sweet and Irish potatoes. The combination of COVID-19 and the continued fighting in Cameroon…

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School Update: Rwenzori School of Preaching

By Justin Hopkins | Nov 6, 2020

During the month of October, we were able to receive a concession from the local government, and as of October 26, the school at Rwenzori is once again open and holding classes! Of the fifteen students, thirteen have returned. One of the students had a substantial change in his situation during the lockdown and will…

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Upcoming Dates

By Justin Hopkins | Nov 4, 2020

Gregg and I are excited to be able to finally return to the mission field in person. We are not exactly sure how travel will be changed as a result of COVID, so we are approaching our first trip back to Africa with some extra precautions. We will be traveling to Tanzania for two weeks…

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Counting For Christ

By Justin Hopkins | Oct 30, 2020

As the month of August arrived, I found a unique opportunity for evangelism: The United States Census. I had signed up to help count residents of Hill County where we live, and finally, I was called. After a day of training to be issued a device I was off and running. So, for the next…

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Book Review: Church Reset: God’s Design for So Much More by Jack Wilkie

By Justin Hopkins | Oct 15, 2020

Published by Focus Press, Inc. (June 20, 2020) 141 pp. From focuspress.org: https://www.focuspress.org/churchreset Paperback $13.99 + shipping eBook $9.99 Audiobook $8.00 From Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BKXHF3L Paperback $14.00 (Prime) eBook $9.99 Publisher Description: Shouldn’t church be… more? If you’ve ever driven home on a Sunday with that question on your mind, you are not alone. When we…

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School Spotlight: Talawanda

By Justin Hopkins | Sep 29, 2020

Even though the corn crop was harvested last month, things are continuing to grow at the Talawanda School of Preaching. With the fields empty, the students have been working hard turning under the soil and clearing more land so they can plant more seed for the next growing season. They have worked so tirelessly that…

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Notes from our academic director

By Justin Hopkins | Sep 22, 2020

This summer has been quite an interesting ride to be sure. We began the year with a full calendar, which has now been wiped clean. My work with our three schools of preaching in Africa has looked a bit different than we had planned. There is still no indication as to when we might be…

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Upcoming Dates?

By Justin Hopkins | Sep 15, 2020

As restrictions are beginning to ease somewhat, it appears that the current distress isn’t going away any time soon. This year’s calendar has not turned out to look anything like we had planned. All of the things that had been on my calendar are now erased. I have kept busy with evangelism and ministry here…

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Meet Faustin

By Justin Hopkins | Sep 8, 2020

Faustin Emanuel Sifael is a native of Talawanda, Tanzania. He is now twenty-two years old. Since graduating High School he worked making bricks. His job was to turn the bricks over as they dried in the sun. He came to the school at Talawanda to help make the bricks for the construction of the school…

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