Reaching Youth Through the Airwaves

Dec 21, 2018 • French

As the young daughter of a pastor in Burkina Faso, West Africa, Miriam (not her real name) has known God’s word since she could first speak. Yet her faith in God was mostly defined by fear. “Miriam had always been taught to strictly obey the word of God, otherwise she...

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From Serving Time to Serving God

Nov 06, 2018 • French

One year ago, Gregoire’s life looked quite different than it does today. Gregoire was serving a 15-year prison sentence after committing robbery in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Broken and desperate, Gregoire began making promises to God from his prison cell. “He cried out to God, saying that if God would...

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Loraine's Faith

Mar 12, 2018 • French

Loraine’s life journey gives her a strong witness of Christ’s love in her Muslim community in Burkina Faso. “I was born into a Muslim family,” said Loraine, who asked that we not use her real name. “In 2008, I became a Christ follower through a friend. She kept telling me...

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Kurt's First-Hand View of West African Ministry

Feb 14, 2018 • French

Rev. Kurt Selles came home from a recent visit to Burkina Fast and Niger in West Africa excited and grateful for what God is doing through Back to God Ministries International (BTGMI) French outreach there. This was the fourth time the BTGMI director had visited the new French ministry since...

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Thankfulness Through Heartache

Nov 28, 2017 • French

Dominique Etienne lives with his wife of fifteen years, Sarah, and their three children in Petionville, Haiti. A strong Christian wanting to spread God’s love, he began to volunteer with the French outreach of Back to God Ministries International in 2009. Sadly, Dominique’s fourth child died in January 2017 at twelve...

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Growing Faith Through Radio Outreach

Nov 03, 2017 • French

Pascaline, 20, lives and works in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where the majority of the population adheres to the Muslim faith. It wasn’t until she heard the radio messages of BTGMI French ministry leader Rev. Marc Nabie (pictured) that she wanted to learn more about following Christ. “Pascaline called me and...

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From One Broadcast to a 14,600-Member Denomination

Sep 13, 2017 • French

One seed planted through a radio broadcast nearly forty years ago has grown into a 14,600-member denomination in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Dr. Rev. Kalala Kabongo represented this denomination as a fraternal delegate to the 2017 CRC Synod. The 55-year-old pastor serves as president of the United Reformed...

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A Gospel "Cinderella" Story

Jan 21, 2017 • French

Bibata has never had a real family. The 25-year-old woman from Burkina Faso has been an orphan since she was 9 years old. The woman who raised her, an aunt, stole her childhood. Her aunt forced Bibata to do all the housework and take care of her five younger cousins...

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From Muslim to Ministry Leader: Meet Rabo Godi

Oct 04, 2016 • French

Back to God Ministries International (BTGMI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rabo Godi as coordinator of its French ministry outreach in Niger. In partnership with Words of Hope and the Evangelical Church of Niger (EERN), BTGMI will employ Mr. Godi’s gift of proclaiming the Gospel through radio broadcast...

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New Ministry Emerges from the Ashes

May 20, 2016 • French

In January 2015 Rev. Soumaila Labo, pastor of an Evangelical Church of Niger (EERN) congregation in Niamey, was at the church when he saw a small group of young Muslims turn off the water source to the church, then throw burning tiles onto the church building. The building was totally...

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