Malawi Feedback

by Glenn van Rooyen

Our time in Malawi was simply fantastic. We’re really seeing some amazing fruit from all the tough work that Hennie and Anton Keyter have put into the area. Some of the church leaders have been working with Hennie (and now Anton) for as much as 40 years! The strength of relationships and the outworking of real brotherly love was simply fantastic.

We travelled 5,800km to bring New Testament Bibles to the Malawians. None of the vehicles gave us any mechanical problems, which was fantastic. But perhaps even more miraculously, we only got one speeding fine! That’s a long way to go without looking to put the foot down at least a little bit…

Many of the leaders were encouraged and, subsequently, the people they’re lading. Some of these guys have planted more than 40 churches. Hennie hasn’t personally been to Malawi in ten years but Jesus has been building His Church in such a powerful way.

Here’s the route we took – we first went up to Malawi and then came back down through Mozambique.


We met with leaders and distributed Bibles at:

1)      Blantyre
2)      Mulange
3)      Chikwawa
4)      Ntcheu

It was also great partnering across churches on this trip – we were joined by Newday Church, the Rustenburg church, and people from South Side and Bedfordview. We had the great privilege of encouraging over two hundred leaders representing more than four hundred churches.

So when are we going again? The Malawi Equip is happening on 17 October. Contact the office at 011-616-4073 or email if you’re keen on coming along.

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