I thank the Lord for the privilege to be co-laborers with you as we serve in Nigeria. We had a very exciting year serving the Lord and seeing the fruit of your sacrifice for the people of Nigeria. Words alone cannot express our gratitude for all the financial and prayer support us. For just a minute , I want to share some blessings we experienced in 2009. As a result of your support,
1. We were able to see 735 profess Salvation in Christ……….HALLELUJAH!!!!!!!!
2. We were able to travel across the country to hold 51 meetings for the year. None of the churches have ever had an
Evangelist visit their church for Revival meetings.
3. We were able to pass out hundreds of gospel tracts, and close to 900 Beams Bibles. Many of the converts cannot afford a
KJV Bible and in most cases, cannot find them.
4. We were also able to assist in the starting of two churches. The second one, Independent Baptist church Iresa Pupa, were
able to buy their own land and are near the beginning phase of the roofing. Please pray that God will provide the remaining
$2,000.00 to complete the roof.
5. We were privileged to introduce ”Faith Promise Giving” to 10 different Independent Baptist churches Pastored by Nationals.
Most of whom have never practiced this Biblical concept the right way.
6.. Many Study materials were Passed out to pastors including over 500 hymnals . Many of these churches have never sung a
hymn out of a hymn book.
God has called us to minister to National Independent Baptist Pastors and to be a help and an encouragement to their ministries . For all the Lord has allowed us to do in 2009, there is yet room for more to be done. As I mentioned in our earlier Newsletter, We will be shipping a container this summer Lord willing. As the Lord leads, please prayerfully consider helping these National Pastors with:
1. Thousands of Gospel tracts
2. New/used Study Materials. ( We are seriously praying that God would burden hearts to help to put together a “pastors box ” for one or more of the 100 pastors here in Nigeria. Each Pastor could use a new study Bible, Exhaustive Strongs Concordance, a commentary, Bible Dictionary, 3×5 cards, and good books. Would you prayerfully consider your church sponsoring a box for a national pastor?)
3. Used clothes and shoes for adults , children and babies
In closing, above all, we want to thank you for praying for us through the past year. Whenever we travel to meetings, we encounter many different situations like the ball joint on the front end of the car breaking in half causing the tire to remove while in motion. This incident has happened three different times simply due to bad roads. We prepare the best we can to absorb all the expenses that come with traveling here. But nothing can prepare you for the unexpected,….. Only Prayer!!!!
As we look forward with excitement and anticipation of God’s plan for us in 2010, we are blessed to have churches like yours supporting us and praying for us. Thank you and God bless!!
For the sake of more souls, Missionary Yinka Fasinro….your missionary family to Nigeria, West Africa.