http://ttnministries.com May 2009 INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Churches take on City Wide Crusades Malawi Working Holiday 2 In the last month we have Work Available 2 made a final decision to sell the large outreach truck. World Cup Soccer 2 Why? Alex Equips & Empow- 3 When I first came to Zam- Breaking Satanic Bonds 3 bia in 1998 the urban Zam- bian church community Jabez—Our Shepherd 3 needed help with evangel- ism across most of the cit- Mobile Medical Marquee 4 ies in Zambia. TTN Ministries bridged that gap, preaching the gospel TTN Team News for ten years through out Sad farewell to the Salis- the nations and developing bury family church leadership. In the Shadbolt family take a last two years individual short, working holiday in churches have grown in However we will purchase a Malawi. number and capacity, de- marquee (tent) as an „all TTN Team involved in veloping their vision to fa- seasons‟ facility for out- youth camps, outreaches cilitate city wide crusades reaches and it will also be and discipleship. Training and continue the disciple- used as a mobile clinic for at one of the national ship of church leaders in our medical out- teachers colleges. their home city as well as reach. other cities. Read more on Upcoming travels: So praise God we are out of page 4.... Chris to Tanzania via Lake a job and the TTN Truck is Tanganyika. no longer required. Prayer Focus: 60 Tonnes of Aid awaits financial support to begin journey into Africa Let God use you! I can talk of the human trag- What makes me cry is know- than we can measure. edy that exists here. Clinics ing we have 60 tonnes of life My friends - where the heart with nothing, our friend Cyn- saving equipment sitting in beat of Jesus is, that‟s where thia watching a mother bring Australia waiting to travel. the cry of God‟s heart goes a baby into the clinic. All the also. baby needed was “Ventolin” The realisation is, that despite Simply we can make a differ- but they had nothing. Then the tragedy of generations witnessing the slow suffoca- ence passing away never knowing tion for over an hour. Jesus, is a far greater tragedy In His Grip, Chris Pa ge 2 http://ttnministries.com Malawi Working Holiday TTN has vision to work with We had a wonderful time modation at the Grace Centre ministry partners to reach the spending 3 days on the beach is next door to one of the “Researching the millions who have not heard playing and swimming with local mosques so daily we dynamics involved in the Gospel along the great Angie, Immanuel and Charity. were greeted in the predawn lakes of Africa. Our role in Doing what any Aussie loves with loud speakers of the outreach into the this project would be to pro- but in the heart of Africa. En- mosques, calling the people large number of vide a medical clinic to serve joying village life, fisherman to prayer across the commu- the community. Giving us a returning early with the their nity. fishing communities base to launch out from, and catches, old men on the beach onto the lake giving us access fixing the nets, village women Grace Centre has a lodge and along the shores” to the unreached areas of washing the clothes and young conference hall right on the Malawi, Mozambique and children playing in the water. waters edge and can boast Tanzania. This „African‟ beach culture was one of the best locations and totally unexpected and very views on earth. Grace Centre relaxed. has also have been given forty acres of land by the On the work front our trip fo- local chief. This land has cussed on relationship building potential as a great site for a with the other ministry part- school and they are building ners. Researching the dynamics the first class room for the involved in outreach into the primary school, with the sec- large number of fishing com- ondary and trades school to munities along the shores of be constructed in the future. Lake Malawi. Communities in this area of Malawi are pre- dominately Islamic. Our accom- Work Available in African Paradise Your new Job? The amazing thing is the Your mission: oversee the Grace Centre and TTN Minis- building of schools and help “Oversee the tries need missionaries for run the Grace Centre Lodge either medium or long term while preaching the Gospel. building of schools stays. and help run the Now that is truly the best Come and work in an African job on Earth, not that dodgy Grace Centre Lodge paradise - warm tropical 6 month contract on Hamil- fresh water lake views and ton Island. while preaching the lifestyle guaranteed. Gospel” World Cup Soccer—James churches as a part of the Soc- occurred are reporting James is an active part of the cer Outreaching program in “overnight” reductions in the Soccer Outreaching program the lead up to the 2010 World issues that negatively impact which aims to have a network Cup in Africa the street kids hence the inter- of coaches, working with est in being trained has dou- youths across the country by At the training camp in Kabwe bled. In Stage II of the pro- June 2010 Soccer (football) this week ninety people have gramme coaches will link into is the entry strategy to build been trained so far and James local churches and youth into their lives spiritually, travels to Malawi soon to train groups. teaching healthy life choices, more. Praise God we have encouraging persistence with exceeded the target set for us Also we have found that life education while participating by the South African organis- coach training is an effective Soccer Outreach Program in an organised sport. James ers. tool for reaching youth so we has taken up the challenge to are adopting this method as a train 55 life coaches across This outreach programme has full time strategy for youth James Testimony Zambia by May 2009. These shown instant results. Com- outreach. life coaches will work with munities where training has Alex Equips and Empowers Others Pa ge 3 Alex has been yearning for a afield. more committed role in min- istry and has found it re- Alex will continue his ministry Alex and James cently. Equipping teachers, in the school of Nursing and nurses and mid-wives as Midwifery in Kabwe, shortly. ministers of the Gospel as Training nurses to be effective well as training Christian ministers of the Gospel. As- market owners. sisting people with physical and spiritual health. About 6 months ago Alex started a ministry team in Pal Alex is also training the chair- Glory, one of our national man of the local market asso- teacher training colleges. In ciation (managing hundreds of a few short months he has market stall owners. Encour- nearly 40 teachers now train- aging and training Christian ing to be effective ministers market owners to go beyond of the Gospel and involving being a Christian presence but other ministries in further encouraging them to share training. Alex is equipping their faith, starting outreach these teachers as effective groups, creating cells of be- ministers of the Gospel, with lievers and training them into the capabilities to start cell discipleship ready for “...making market based churches whether they evangelism. Alex is making are within Zambia or further “market place evangelism” place evangelism” community practice. community practice. Mechanic Breaks Bonds of Satan Elijah our resident mechanic ing—this lady was facing Set free. Praise God! is kept busy fixing what our death via dehydration, malnu- roads do to the vehicles and trition and commitment into a from June will be in full time mental institution to save her ministry with TTN Ministries life. helping to plant churches and in the soccer program. Elijah and Alex travelled to Lusaka and started praying Recently Elijah got out from over her and throughout the under the vehicles as he was day witnessed break through. called to come and prayer for Though weak and crackled her a lady who was entrenched in voice came back and she had witchcraft and Satanism. something to eat. Praying to This demonic possession had God, asking forgiveness this been manifest for 2 weeks as lady renounced the life of speechlessness, a severe witchcraft. disinterest in eating or drink- Our Shepherd—Jabez Pastor of pastors, Jabez, Jabez will be travelling to has been busy. Durban in search of an- other vehicle for the min- Church planting near istry (praise Jesus it‟s not where his Mum (Auntie me!). Modie) lives in the rural south of Kabwe All of our team share the vision that church growth Co-ordinating and hosting doesn‟t come from the the AOG Missions Confer- pulpit it comes from peo- ence here in Kabwe ple. Sheep produce sheep, shepherds produce Co-ordinating leadership shepherds. and discipleship training with groups of pastors. TTN Truck becomes Mobile Medical Marquee To The Nations Experience has showed us that people are in need of, and will TTN Ministries travel large distances to, ac- Chris & Angela Shadbolt cess free medical care. C/o 28 Bertana Ave As ministers of the gospel we MUDGEERABA QLD 4213 know God can meet all needs. As His servants we can acquire Phone: 07 5525 2338 the medical equipment how- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ever our need is for teams of medical professionals to sup- port this initiative. In the last 2 months I have We’re on the Web! struggled with “how can I get doctors and nurses” yet every- ttnministries.com where we go we meet people in the medical field expressing Praying for: gospel, medical profession- their desire to participate in a als, people willing to pray Capacity building— to meet medical outreach. for the sick and those in In His Grip this new set of challenges Our Goal: To take teams of need of deliverance, man- in taking the gospel and doctors, nurses and councillors ual workers. medical assistance to rural into vast rural areas where and remote areas. Progress in TTN Ministry there are no medical facilities. To reach people for Christ while we await the manu- Offer a week of free medi- facture of the marquee. AND positively impact each cal clinics while we community we visit on a Preach the Gospel, pray for personal (health) and spiri- the sick ,cast out demons, tual level. train evangelists, leaders Teams of people to labour and plant churches for God—ministers of the Until the next issue...... Mpulungu Trip: TTN Ministries will be travelling north to investigate how the Good News Ship and ProChristo are progressing. A team of guys came up from south Africa to work on the boat. Mike and the guys winched the boat out of the water in February and aim to have most of the panel and clean up work done ready for motor refitting. All going well the ship is expected back on the water in October this year. Keep us in your prayers Protection, cover us in the blood of Jesus and keep us under His protection. I was reminded this month how close spiritual battle is to us. While in Malawi I suffered from a stomach virus which felt so much like malaria. Remember the enemy comes to rob, steal and destroy. Attacks can manifest through health, finances or thoughts. Or whatever disqualifies us from “ministry” or negatively impacting your relationship with God because of offence and pride. Finances and Favour Provision of finances, to transport all our containers from Australia to Kabwe. Favour for the safe, efficient and timely delivery of all containers to Kabwe. Blessings of God and favour with man as we continue to spread our outreach out of Zambia into, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Burundi and the Congo. Willing Shepherds Consider participating in a missions trip - there are many ways that God can use you. We have needs for medical, educational, construction and pastoral personnel with a heart to walk in the footsteps of Jesus and take the gospel to wonderful, happy beautiful people who without Jesus are all lost.