(AFRICA) Virtual Africa Coordinators' Conference was Held from December 11 to 12, 2020.
By J*oshuaSuh (Africa UBF Coordinator)
The virtual conference was held from December 11 to December 12, 2020. 76 people attended from 14 African countries (34 missionaries & 42 national leaders), including guests from Korea, Portugal, and the USA.
Here are some highlights:
General Director, P. Moses Yoon's powerful New Years' message was delivered based on Colossians 3:16. M. P*aulineChoi's (KyungHeeMoon UBF, Korea) special counseling session was offered for women missionaries, titled, “How to Manage Mental Health during COVID-19 Pandemic.” There were also lectures on the book of Revelation by D*oYoungChoi (KyungHeeMoon UBF, Korea) and Dr. A*ugustineSuh (Chicago, USA). The UBF HQ World Mission Department and IT team presented video reports and future plans. There was a directors' gathering from each country to discuss next year's meeting, which will be held on December 17 to 19, 2021, as well as on creating an African UBF online education.
Thanksgiving and Prayer topics:
1. The general director may receive clear direction and focus on the word of God. 2. The raising of many mature and faithful African leaders and house church ministries. 3. God began to send out African missionaries to France, Portugal, and the USA. So far, 5 missionaries have sent out. We pray for Africa to be a missionary sending continent 4. God may send more young & silver missionaries to Africa as several missionaries returned to Korea or moved to other mission fields due to financial difficulties and illnesses. 5. Special thanks for the speakers, HQ teams, and special songs by Dr. Jose & M. M*oriaAhn
*UBF African mission began in 1989 from Kenya, and now there are 23 chapters in 12 countries: Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana (Kingsley), Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.