Our Ministry Partners

New Beginnings Baptist Church - Summer 2018

Longview, Texas

NBBC is our home church and our sending church. They are also the first of many mission teams that will be coming over the next few years to Start, Strengthen, and Serve with us! Here is a brief overview of what God accomplished through the NBBC team in Burundi and Rwanda this summer:

  • Celebrated the Rwandamerican wedding of George Willis and Lindsey Bradshaw

  • Commemorated 3 new water wells (2 in Rwanda and 1 in Burundi)

  • Over 120 pastors and church leaders were equipped through training conferences

  • 1481 Burundians and Rwandans received free medical treatment

  • 196 people gave their lives to Christ

Check out the pictures below from their incredible week on mission!

Team Prayer in Burundi

Team Prayer in Burundi

Why Not?

Why Not?

The Groom

The Groom

Water Well - Kanazi, Rwanda

Water Well - Kanazi, Rwanda

This water well was funded by First Baptist Church in Crossett, Arkansas

Clean Water!

Clean Water!

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park

Future Church Site - Gitega, Burundi

Future Church Site - Gitega, Burundi

Land purchased by NBBC for NBC Burundi's second campus.

VBS at PEFA Wisdom School - Rwanda

VBS at PEFA Wisdom School - Rwanda

Water Well - Nyamata, Rwanda

Water Well - Nyamata, Rwanda

Water well funded by the Coleman/Florczykowski Life Group at NBBC

Evangelism in Rwanda

Evangelism in Rwanda

Tim Barnett sharing the Evangecube - 18 salvations

Dinner at The Hut - Kigali, Rwanda

Dinner at The Hut - Kigali, Rwanda

The Burundi team enjoying a great meal upon returning to Rwanda

Water Well - Kagwema, Burundi

Water Well - Kagwema, Burundi

Water well funded by several Life Groups at NBBC

Clean Water!

Clean Water!

Burundi - Awaiting medical treatment

Burundi - Awaiting medical treatment

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park

The Bride and Groom

The Bride and Groom

George and Lindsey Willis were married on Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at PEFA Church in Kinyinya, Rwanda.

Baboon

Baboon

Reception

Reception

Teaching on Foot Washing

Teaching on Foot Washing

Pastor Todd explaining foot washing before the team washed the feet of 18 people that trusted in Christ

Evangelism

Evangelism

Adam and George with The Roots Network sharing the Gospel

Sunday Morning Preaching - Rwanda

Sunday Morning Preaching - Rwanda

Ryan Pate preaching

Pastor Training in Rwanda

Pastor Training in Rwanda

Pastor Todd trained over 50 pastors at a 2 day conference in Kigali

Burundi Joy

Burundi Joy

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park

Burundi Team

Burundi Team

Burundi

Burundi

Ministry in Burundi

Ministry in Burundi

Evangelism in Burundi

Evangelism in Burundi

Spencer Jackson sharing the Evangecube as people waited in line for medical treatment

Headed to the Airport

Headed to the Airport

Dinner at Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Dinner at Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Full Team Pic

Full Team Pic

Last group pic before heading to the airport

Kids

Kids

Moto-Taxis!!!

Moto-Taxis!!!

Rwanda team dinner at Java House

Rwanda team dinner at Java House

VBS at PEFA Wisdom School - Rwanda

VBS at PEFA Wisdom School - Rwanda

Burundi

Burundi

Celena Kirbow and some Burundian future leaders!

Team Rwanda

Team Rwanda

Water Well in Kanazi, Rwanda

Water Well in Kanazi, Rwanda

Mission: Paint the Koelling's House

Mission: Paint the Koelling's House

NBBC spent their afternoons on mission serving the Koellings at their new home. We are so grateful!

More painting

More painting

Gitega, Burundi

Gitega, Burundi

Gitega is in the center of Burundi, and this tree is designated the very center (heart) of the country

Future water well site in Rwanda

Future water well site in Rwanda

This location in Musenyi, Rwanda has a working water well, but there is only one pipe with limited flow and it serves almost 7200 people. The Roots Network and NBBC will partner to renovate the well to clean up the area and renovate the well for increased production

Medical Clinic in Rwanda

Medical Clinic in Rwanda

This young girl suffers from an undiagnosed condition that causes her to pass out for indefinite periods of time. Shanna Pate was on the scene to treat her

More painting

More painting

Feet washing in Rwanda

Feet washing in Rwanda

Womens' Teaching in Burundi

Womens' Teaching in Burundi

More Burundi Joy

More Burundi Joy

Karera Falls - Gitega, Burundi

Karera Falls - Gitega, Burundi

Rwanda Joy

Rwanda Joy

Kagwema, Burundi

Kagwema, Burundi

The people of this village have worked tirelessly to plant crops and make bricks in order to construct their first church

Future water well site - Rwanda

Future water well site - Rwanda

Get to work!

Get to work!

Burundi

Burundi

Burundi

Burundi

Evangelism in Burundi

Evangelism in Burundi

Celena Kirbow sharing the Evangecube in Burundi

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