July - August 2008
HENNIE & RINA VENTER,
OUR NEW TENT …. A useful tool …..
in reaching the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
PRAISE GOD FOR OUR NEW GOSPEL TENT!
We’ve had our first two crusades during June and July 2008 at Kgabopark
and Gaphago villages in the Moletjie area,
EVANGELIZING THE LOST …
Our primary task is to evangelize the lost and to be involved with the
planting of new churches which are so desperately needed in the rural areas of
God touched many people’s lives through the proclamation of His Word. Precious souls are set free from bondage and found new life in Christ. People are also reached through the showing of the Jesus Film, visitations to houses, schools, hospitals, prisons, etc. We are also involved through various partnerships to teach and disciple the new converts.
God has called us to be servants in this exciting ministry.
Thank you for your continious prayers for us.
Together we can reach the lost with the
Gospel of Jesus Christ.
built to the glory of God.
was a privilege to work again with Charles Collins, and this short-term mission
team who came from 20 June to
OLD AND NEW
The team did an excellent job in finishing the construction of the walls within 7 days.
The congregation of Gaphago gathered for many years in this old shack to worship. Pastor Sam Lamola expressed their thanks for receiving this beautiful building.
Our team was welcomed by the chief of the area, and every day teams went to visit people at their homes. Many children of the village were blessed as we ministered to them every afternoon in the tent.
completed to the glory of God.
A beautiful church building arose out of the heap of steel bars that laid for several years on the site after a storm blown it down. Pastor Lucas Mashegoane told us about the need, we prayed and God provided the finances and short-term team for the completion of the church building. It was indeed a great challenge to get this building up. Nothing is impossible with our God as this was only a dream a year ago, and through God’s wisdom and strength, became a reality. Coromandel town ship is situated in the Lydenburg district. has made their home. This is a fast developing township, where thousands of Zulu and Sotho people live and where there is great potential to grow a strong church.
SHALOM CHURCH DEDICATION …
A GREAT AND JOYFUL DAY …
Hennie preached a powerful message during the dedication of the church building that took place on July 27th, 2008. Pastor Johannes Ramashala expressed their thanks to God who has made this project possible.
PRAISE GOD FOR LABORERS IN HIS HARVEST FIELDS FROM
Huff and short term mission team from
CHILDREN & WOMEN MINISTRY IN COROMANDEL ….
The women were the first to meet for Bible study in their new building.
Play time with the children during the weeklong outreach and ministry to the children of the pre-school in the village.
There was also time to teach
We went through a very disappointing time during the first week in
August, as the outreach to
PRAYER REQUESTS FOR OUR MINISTRY
(1-6 September 2008). Hennie will be participating in the Training Conference. Pray for hundreds of leaders and pastors who will be attending the Training conference. Mr Alain Lumbala is the organizer of the Conference in partnership with Herb Hodges and Oliver & Ellen McDonald of the USA, who will also be teaching.
MORE VENTER NEWS ….
It is always so refreshing and encouraging to know that there is someone in the great wide world thinking and praying for us. Thank you so much for your concerns and prayers for us and more especially to be our friends. We really need and appreciate it very much.
This last two months were not easy as we worked against time to get two building projects finished together with Gospel crusade every night. We’ve had experiencing amazingly good weather inspite of being mid-winter in South Africa and our accommodations the last two projects were not too bad as we were able to pitch our tents in school classrooms because of the school holidays. God is good and He is sustaining us in spite of the situation.
GOT SOME WORK DONE ON “EL SHADDAI” -
Two years ago, God has led us to
start with the developing of a
Our target is to have the first phase in operation by the end of December 2008. We’ve got a lot done during the past two weeks and is working to see the first phase complete -
God willing, we hope to see you again
as we are planning to come early in 2009 to visit our friends
and partner Churches in the
Thanks again for sharing with you..... and again thanks for being our friends. Send everyone there we know our love and greetings.
Co-workers in Christ
Together, we can reach the lost with the
Gospel of Jesus Christ!
Hennie & Rina Venter
PO Box 333
Fauna Park, 0787
Polokwane, South Africa
Tel/Fax: +27 15 263 6862
Cell: +27 79 522 4139
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