Stories
John's Story - Tanzania
Lubanda is a small village in Tanzania where a large number of the population follow the traditional religion and where alcohol and idolatry are rampant. People here have no interest in knowing the one true God, the Creator of...

Koffi's Story - Niger
Koffi Agbeko is originally from Togo and was born into a family that worshipped idols. In 1993, he had a dream in which he saw the Lord Jesus Christ. He said to Koffi, “Repent!” For several weeks, Koffi wondered about what he had...

Emmanuel's Story - Ghana
When Dr. Emmanuel Baiden was younger, he met a pastor preaching the gospel on the street. Hearing the Word of God convicted him and he repented and received Christ as his personal Savior and Lord. Emmanuel joined a church in...

Joseph's Story - Kenya
Joseph Kimune is a church planter for Multiplication Network Ministries (MNM) in a small village in Kenya. Joseph, however, was not always a believer and did not grow up in a Christian home. “Sometimes being born in a family...

Samwel, Anna, and John's Story - Tanzania
“Something terrible happened to our church a few months ago,” shares Samwel Paul. “Our pastor, who was trusted by all of us, unfortunately, turned from God. This shook the whole church to the core.” Samwel, his wife Anna, and...

Zabron's Story - Tanzania
If not for Jesus, Zabron Lusasu's life would have been completely different . Born in Kigoma, Tanzania, Zabron was raised in a pagan home. Both of his parents were witch doctors. Zabron grew up knowing nothing about God...

Theopista's Story - Tanzania
Theopista Sostenes grew up knowing nothing about God. Her parents, unfortunately, did not raise her and the rest of her family in a godly way. All her family had ever known was selling and drinking alcohol. Theopista had no sense...

Keflen Lugaila's story is one-of-a-kind. The pastor and church planter was put on the spot when her lovely husband died. She and her husband planted their first church together in Katunguru, Sengerema in 1981. She worked closely...

Carlos' Story - Costa Rica
Multiplication Network Ministries (MNM) Founder and President Dr. John Wagenveld says, "The Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us globally as national leaders in newly planted churches are having to...

Kandame's Story - Rwanda
Multiplication Network Ministries (MNM) Founder and President Dr. John Wagenveld says, "The Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us globally as national leaders in newly planted churches are having to...