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June Newsletter

As you know I just returned from Arusha on Father’s Day. It is always incredible to walk onto the campus of Northern Bible College and see the ongoing construction. The 3rd floor is being constructed right now. I was blessed to be visited by National Director of Education for the Tanzania Assemblies of God, Jonas Mkoba. As we stood on the 3rd floor he expressed the following message of gratitude to you! NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION TAG JONAS MKOBA JUNE 16, 2022 NORTHERN BIBLE COLLEGE ATOP PHASE II DORM “First of all, I just want to extend my sincerest appreciation ...
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May Newsletter

Joel and I thought you would be encouraged to hear from two Northern Bible College graduates. These messages are unexpected assurance that the investment we are making to train young people to reach Tanzania for Jesus, is paying off. Dear Brother Joel and Mama Sally: “Praise the Lord Jesus! ...my name is Pastor Ibrahim Ngatait from Arusha,Tanzania. I grew up in Ngaramtoni and was a student at Northern Bible College, AKA Arusha Bible College. I graduated with my Diploma course on 9/11/2021. I would like to take this opportunity to thank African Moons for helping me to pay my fees ...
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A DORM IS RISING!

At the time of this picture I knew we were going to be working in the dark. I am in Arusha, Tanzania overseeing the construction of Phase II Dorm for the Northern Bible College. You remember that it was started by Sally's mom and dad, Paul and Helen Bruton. It is an honor that God has given us to build on the foundation they laid here. The task is not easy, but God is on our side. The team that God has brought together for this assignment has been incredible. They have worked faithfully, always with the knowledge that this ...
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March Newsletter

“You didn’t choose me. I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name.” John 15:16 TLT We want to share with you another thrilling example demonstrating the lasting fruit of your investment in the people of Tanzania. Lawrence Kamete Laizer from the Masai tribe, grew up in a small village outside of Arusha. His mom raised him and two other brothers. As a young man he wanted to make money and help care for his mom. But in his heart he knew that ...
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February Newsletter

It is always exciting to look back and see what great things God has done. Sipha is one young lady that African Moons has awarded with educational scholarships for the past years. When you give, you are investing in the lives of young people who are being positioned to make a difference in their world. Sipha Alphonce Rajabu was five years old when she was brought to Shalom Centre Orphanage. Her father died and her mother remarried. The new husband wanted his own children. So Sipha was given to an Aunt to raise. But the Aunt was not able to ...
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January Newsletter

AFRICAN MOONS 2021YEAR END REVIEW New Dormitory Construction - April 2021 - Project Manager, Trey Geter and I went to Arusha to begin Phase I of the new dormitory. Contracts were settled, key personnel were hired and the foundation phase began. The foundation was completed in November - walls will go up next. 2021 Northern Bible College - African Moons provided 13 students with one-year scholarships to attend the College - $400 per student. The Graduation class was 34 students! Prepared and ready to take the Gospel to Tanzania and beyond! 10th Annual African Moons Golf Tournament - Raised $12,000.00! ...
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November Newsletter

“Joy is the serious business of Heaven” C.S. Lewis The last two weeks in Arusha were exhilarating and full of joy. By the time I boarded my flight at Kilimanjaro Int’l Airport, I was beat and facing a 29 hour journey back to the U.S. Upon my arrival in Detroit, I checked my phone and read this message from Director Golden, Shalom Centre Orphanage. “Dear Joel and Sally: I hope Joel has arrived in the U.S, safely. Words are not enough to express my gratitude for your love, care, support and thinking for Shalom Centre…your tireless efforts for fundraising to ...
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October Newsletter

September raced by and now it’s already October. Can’t believe that the year is winding down. But so much is churning behind this letter. My trip to Arusha from September 12 to the 23rd was terrific. Meetings, negotiations and being there for the transformation of the site - it was so thrilling! I arrived home four days before the 10th Annual African Moons Golf Tournament. The tournament was a tremendous success. The weather was perfect and  everybody had a great time, with all proceeds benefitting the children of Tanzania. “CHRISTMAS IN A BOX” IS HERE! African Moons 10th Annual Golf ...
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“CHRISTMAS IN A BOX” IS HERE!

African Moons 10th Annual Golf Tournament kicked off this heart warming event. Santa Joel will be leaving in November to deliver "Christmas in a Box" to 100 kids cared for by Shalom Centre Orphanage in Arusha. Each box contains school supplies, hygiene items, toys, clothing and candy. $35 will provide one child with a Christmas Box $350 will provide a Christmas Box for ten children This outreach continues to grow every year as Shalom Centre cares for more and more children. Consequently, we need all the help we can get. Every life that is reached is because of your love ...
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August Newsletter

Yes! The world is in crisis, but God has not been taken by surprise. Many leaders are concerned for the political and geographical ramifications of the Afghanistan collapse. Western civilization may recall this event as pivotal in the days to come. China and Russia have been holding joint military exercises. Will America continue to stand for freedom? The future is not known to us, but GOD! His ARMY cannot be stopped or deterred. History records the many battles that the Israelites fought in the Old Testament. Great supernatural victories are recorded but not all the battles of Israel and God’s ...
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