Africa
Inland Mission

Simon & Leanne Foulkes

with Miriam, Lydia and Hannah

Sent from All Saints Hampreston and Stapehill, Dorset

Simon has served with AIM since 1997, becoming a long term missionary in 2001. Leanne began serving as a long term missionary in 1997. In 2006, they served in Mayotte, leaving for Simon to have back surgery. After that they moved to Marseille to involved in ministry to reach people from the Indian Ocean Islands.

In the summer of 2015 they returned to Mayotte, to seek to reach the unreached there with the gospel.

Living in the village of Sada, they learned Shimaore and looked to make disciples who will in turn make disciples. Simon also tutored local children in English and volunteered at a locally-run centre providing academic support to children.

In 2017, the Foulkes family moved to Cardiff, UK. Cardiff, like many cities in the UK, has become a culturally diverse city with much immigration in recent years, particularly from Muslim people groups. Many of these people have emigrated from Africa. The vision for the ministry in Cardiff is as follows:

To see local believers mobilised in church-based teams to evangelise and disciple the African unreached Diaspora of Cardiff.

The local church is God’s instrument to reach the world for Christ. However, sometimes the local church has difficulty fulfilling its God-given mandate, particularly when it comes to reaching its Muslim neighbours. They will seek to help the local church overcome the barriers that can inhibit ministry to these unreached Diaspora peoples.

Could you partner with Simon & Leanne in this work?

Partner with the Foulkes

The Foulkes family has moved to the UK to equip the local church in reaching unreached African peoples in Cardiff.

If you would like to partner with the Foulkeses in your prayers, gifts and practical support, please download and complete this form and return to Freepost RTJH-JRZE-XXKX Africa Inland Mission, Halifax Place, Nottingham NG1 1QN.

For any queries, please email: financeadmin.eu@aimint.org

 

 

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