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African Moons


September 18th, 2011

I was a redheaded, freckled, little girl of five living with my small, missionary family in Rahama, Nigeria.  I had no playmates and only a few old books to read. Polly, our African Grey parrot learned to call my name and sometimes I would get confused and think my mother was calling so I would […]

September News

September 8th, 2011

In a few weeks we will be in Arusha to begin construction of the two-story, six thousand square foot dormitory at the Arusha Bible College! The timeline from our contractor in Arusha is now established. Twenty weeks ( five months) and $200,000.00 is the goal to construct and furnish the dormitory.   Our architectural consultant […]

August News

August 15th, 2011

A few weeks ago, four generations of the Bruton Family met in Branson, Missouri for a reunion. We enjoyed all the fun things of a vacation. We told stories, had a talent show, played games, boated, swam and most importantly, enjoyed some good food along with enough laughter to last until we meet again. Sally’s […]


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 […]