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African Moons


August 15th, 2011

Taken from the journals of Helen Bruton, written in her hand writing many years ago… In the early 1920’s Paul Bruton’s dad, E.J. Bruton, pastored the Assembly of God Church in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  Helen wrote in her journal: …One story that has affected my life especially was after Paul had listened to a returned […]

BAGAMOYO by J. Paul Bruton, February 13, 1968, Nairobi, Kenya

July 19th, 2011

“Bagamoyo is the name of a coastal town in Tanzania, East Africa.  But it is more than the name of a town.  Bagamoyo is a Swahili word, meaning literally, “here I lay down my heart”. The story is told of the black days of slavery, when it is estimated that fully twenty million Africans were […]

Discouraged? God has a plan

July 18th, 2011

DISCOURAGED?  GOD HAS A PLAN! Moses spoke to the people:  “Don’t be afraid.  Stand firm and watch GOD DO HIS WORK OF SALVATION FOR YOU TO DAY.  Take a good look at the Egyptians today for you’re never going to see them again..  God will fight the battle for you.  And you?  You keep your […]


July 18th, 2011

Bagamoyo, on the coast of Tanzania, is one of the solemn reminders of slavery. It was at this port that men, women, boys and girls were loaded on boats and taken from the land of Africa into the grips of slavery. It is a place where hearts were broken and love was lost. Bagamoyo means, […]

June Report

June 23rd, 2011

Thank you for being part of the African Moons Family. We plan to start construction of the dormitory project this Fall. In November of 2008, we saw the need for housing and we knew that God wanted us to help these students who answered His call to preach the Gospel to their people.  The contractor […]

Reunion in Ibadan, by Sally

June 23rd, 2011

It was a cold winter morning in Ohio; I sleepily crawled out of bed and headed to the kitchen for my first cup of coffee.  My husband, Joel, was asleep and Miki, our 5 year old daughter was tucked warmly in her bed.  Sitting in my comfortable living room chair, I heard myself say:  “Father, […]

May News

May 20th, 2011

God is definitely in charge! There is so much change taking place in this world. Governments are changing in the Middle East. Osama Bin Laden is dead. Our own country to going deeper and deeper in debt. Tornadoes and floods seem to be more common-place. What are we supposed to do? The Bible says “LOOK […]

Spring News

March 28th, 2011

You made this trip possible, thank you for being a part of African Moons. The purpose of my trip was accomplished, I am now the Dormitory Construction Supervisor and I will be working with a local contractor. This will aid in cost savings and also make it possible for construction teams from American churches to help. Anticipation is mounting!

Bargain Day

March 26th, 2011

During my recent trip to Arusha I was planning on buying a new sewing machine for the Calvary Sewing Program. Pastor Kimaro drove me to Mr. Buttons, a complete sewing shop in the heart of Arusha. The owner of the shop is from Somalia and a wonderful lady. I explained that I wanted to buy […]

God is always previous

February 18th, 2011

When Mom Bruton and I would be sitting in the kitchen talking about “life”. She would often say, “God is always previous”. As I walk through the days since my father passed away, I have to remind myself that God is in control. God knew that when I left home at 18 years of age, […]