We are so excited to be back in Owerri after 17 years. The town is located in one of the most densely populated areas of Nigeria and is inhabited by the predominantly Christian people.
When I was a teenager, I went on a mission’s trip to England and stayed in a “host home” with a lovely British couple. I’ll never forget a poster they had hanging on their wall that reported the results of a survey given to ten groups of people.
In Matthew 25 Jesus told a parable about a man who went on a journey to a faraway land. Before he left, he entrusted three servants with various “talents,” or money.
Port Harcourt is the port town and capital of Rivers state, southern Nigeria. It lies along the Bonny River upstream from the Gulf-of-Guinea. Founded in 1912, it began to serve as a port (named for Lewis Harcourt, then colonial secretary) after the opening of the rail link to the Enugu coalfields in 1916.
How can the whole world be effectively evangelised? The Lord must have visualised it as being possible, because he commanded us to “make disciples of all the nations” (Matthew 28:19).