Update on building a Church at Tanna Island, Vanuatu
‘The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed’ It
will spread far and wide even to the
most remote places.
God has guided us to help build a Church, to provide for His people on the remote Island of Tanna, Vanuatu
Lisa standing at the bottom of a banyan tree on Tanna Island
funds to our brother Isso on Tanna island.
Almost immediately Isso ordered materials for the project, most of which were shipped
in from Port Vila.
in Sydney where there is access to machinery and electricity, everything must
be done by hand on Tanna, including mixing the cement to make concrete for the
foundations and digging the trenches for the foundations.
The building of this
Church has garnered much interest from the locals and people of other villages have come to see the work being done.
used for ministry as well as providing a meeting place for their community.
me of Nehemiah and the return of the Israelites to Jerusalem to rebuild the
city and its walls. This action of working together united God’s people as they
placed their hope and trust in the Lord to provide.
of this Church on Tanna has united the people of this community to work
together so they may have a secure and sheltered place to worship our God.
In early January we received news from Isso that “we have built up to the beam” i.e. the
walls have been built to the height where the roof can now be attached.
a little over a month such is the enthusiasm and dedication of the community
of believers in a small village on Tanna Island.
the work on the building has now stopped because further funds are needed to
complete the project by building the roof.
We would like to ask you to
prayerfully consider supporting this community of believers on Tanna.
A big thank you to those of you who have already supported this
project and prayed for God’s provision on Tanna island.