Zambia

Fat Faith!

Fat Faith!

When North Americans hear the word “poverty,” many times the immediate thought that comes to mind is a lack of money or wealth. But why? Why do we assume that poverty refers to money? Yes, a component of a poverty-stricken land is a lack of monetary means. By these...
​Off the beaten path

​Off the beaten path

I remember visiting a remote church in Zambia. The road to this church gave a whole new meaning to the term off the beaten path. The dirt was red and dry. The plains stretched out endlessly with massive trees that were all trunk and no leaves. We were there to attend...
Faithful missionary to Africa passes away

Faithful missionary to Africa passes away

Rev. Ed Wissbroecker was known as a Wesleyan missionary who gave more than three decades of service in Zambia, Africa, and kept going back even after retirement. At the age of 91, Rev. Wissbroecker died February 13, 2016, in Brooksville, Fla. Rev. Wissbroecker was...
​Wesleyan preaches Zambian president’s funeral before the entire nation

​Wesleyan preaches Zambian president’s funeral before the entire nation

A prominent Wesleyan leader was chosen to bring the main message at the November 10 funeral of Zambia’s President Sata in the capital city of Lusaka. The stadium was filled to capacity with over 50,000 mourners and many more standing outside. The funeral was broadcast...
Zambian Wesleyan known in U.S. dies in tragic accident

Zambian Wesleyan known in U.S. dies in tragic accident

A beloved Wesleyan leader was killed on September 19, 2012, in a car accident in Zambia. Richman Syabbamba, 42, was an ordained minister with The Wesleyan Church. He was best known in the United States for his role in training and leading the Zambia Orphan Choir for...