MALI & TOGO – WINTER 2017

MALI & TOGO – WINTER 2017

(SATURATE WEST AFRICA – PHASE 3) A last-minute change of venue was truly led of the Holy Spirit, bringing to mind Paul’s change of direction (see Acts 16:6-10). Sikasso is remote, and few ministries go there. Three of us squeezed into the back seat of a small pickup for 7 hours, bouncing and jolting along dry and dusty roads. But the fruit was well worth the journey! Most of the pastors had never experienced a seminar. They were open,...

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IVORY COAST & BENIN – FALL 2016

IVORY COAST & BENIN – FALL 2016

(SATURATE WEST AFRICA – PHASE 2)     In 2016, World MAP began the “Saturate West Africa” campaign.  This is a four year commitment to the equipping of pastors in West Africa through leadership training seminars and the distribution of The Shepherd’s Staff. WHY? Rapid spread of the Gospel, lack of trained leadership Disunity and tribalism Muslim persecution and intense spiritual...

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IVORY COAST – WINTER 2016

IVORY COAST – WINTER 2016

The region is vast, the need is great, and World MAP is devoting four years to equipping as many pastors as possible in West Africa —  and Phase 1 is now complete!    NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS Originally, “Saturate Phase 1” included seminars in Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Mali. However, terrorist activity prior to the events forced the eight seminars into just Cote d’Ivoire. This nation has endured armed conflict, economic...

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UGANDA SEMINARS – WINTER 2016

UGANDA SEMINARS – WINTER 2016

During Dr. Frank’s  Uganda Seminar in January 2016, he would send updates whenever possible* about what he was encountering and all that God was doing in the lives of the pastors at the seminars.  These are the UPDATES that were posted on our Facebook page.   *Please note that due to limited internet connection, Dr. Frank was not able to send updates every day.  That is why there are date “gaps” in the following...

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EAST AFRICA & INDIA – FALL 2015

EAST AFRICA & INDIA – FALL 2015

By Dr. Frank R. Parrish 1 trip / 2 months /19 flights / 33,600 miles / 8 countries /13 border crossings /1,500+ pastors / 15 language groups /160+ hours of teaching In the fall of 2015, I was blessed to travel to Africa and India for World MAP Spiritual Renewal and Equipping Seminars. At each seminar we encountered intense spiritual hunger for God’s Word and His touch, and were humbled to witness the pastors’ unswerving commitment to...

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MOZAMBIQUE & MAURITIUS: We Are One

MOZAMBIQUE & MAURITIUS: We Are One

Pastors’ Seminars in Mozambique & Mauritius By Dr. Frank R. Parrish   This July 2015, the World MAP ministry team conducted seminars in Mozambique and Mauritius. Having never been to these countries, I was surprised at how familiar they seemed. Of course, the languages, food, customs, weather, dress, traffic patterns, the “feel” of the cities and country, etc., were quite different from other places I have been –...

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