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Discipling Believers with Bubu and Bahiti

North Africa
Discipling believers in North Africa
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About Discipling Believers with Bubu and Bahiti

North Africa is largely hostile to the Gospel. Yet amidst the persecution, God is raising up young nationals to know Him and lead churches and ministries in His name. From their training center, they go out to countries across the region to places where they are uniquely gifted to serve with their appearance, language, and cultural understanding.

The leaders of this project, Bubu and Bahiti, focus on discipling North African and Middle Eastern believers so that the nationals can go on to lead churches and ministries among their own people in this region. Bubu and Bahiti do it primarily through summer camps, English camps, and a nine-month internship program designed for intense discipleship. As a result of Bubu and Bahiti's North African ministry to young people, God has raised up dozens of nationals who love Jesus and desire to proclaim His name in their cities and countries alongside their local church.

Meet the Leaders: Bubu and Bahiti

Bubu and Bahiti disciple North African believers in their twenties to become reliable leaders in their local churches. They live among the people, learn their language, become friends with the local leaders, and invite the teenagers of the local evangelical churches to evangelistic summer camps and discipleship winter camps.

In 2008, Bubu and Bahiti began a yearly, multi-lingual, nine-month training program for young potential church and mission leaders. Over the years many of their students have become full-time pastors, youth and worship leaders, and church planters in various countries in North Africa and the Middle East.
*To protect the security and identity of the individuals serving in this context, we have changed their names online and in some cases use photos that are representative.

Latest Updates from Discipling Believers with Bubu and Bahiti

Middle East
Ministers in the Middle East and Shifting Sands

Ministers in the Middle East have been trained, mentored, & loved. Now the team of young leaders need North American partners.

TV Journalist
The Question of a TV Journalist

Matviy and Marichka, ministry workers, are some who chose to stay in Ukraine and it's drawn the attention of a TV journalist.

Ministry Workers Staying in Ukraine

They're staying to care for their neighbors who have “no friends abroad, no cash, almost no food, no nearby air-raid shelter, and no hope.”

Looking Back and Looking Forward together
Looking Forward and Looking Back

Leaders met in a new location for fellowship, learning, and prayer. By looking back and looking forward, we can trace God's movement.

From Trauma to New Life

A leads a school for refugee students and their families. In his own words, he shares his testimony of how he came from trauma to new life.

According to God's Blueprint

Following God’s blueprint opens doors of ministry to young Syrian and Kurdish families. Economic collapse & overpopulation open needy hearts.

Under His Wings safety
Serving Under His Wings

Serving under His wings is a safe place. Whether traveling, counseling or holding meetings, God protects and keeps them healthy and safe.

"There Are Young People in Every Nation Willing to Be Called to World Missions"

Bubu and Bahiti work with national believers in North Africa and the Middle East, discipling them and training them for lives of ministry.

Personal Experience of God's Unconditional Mercy and Grace

The personal experience of God's unconditional Mercy and Grace is the driving force when going through difficult cross-cultural situations.

8 Women Worshiping Jesus in Their Dark World

Their fresh updates reflect the power of God who saves and builds up under sometimes very difficult conditions.

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  • Pray for God to give wisdom in planning how to respond to the flow of refugees from war-torn areas.
  • That God would provide for the urgent need of ministry tools
  • Pray for the refugee ministry among Syrian refugees—that God would provide all the resources.
  • Pray for the family camps led by young Middle Eastern believers—especially as they minister among hopeless people in devastated countries.
  • That God would lead the interns in His will for their life and give them wisdom and safety as they go
  • That God would multiply and expand his church in the Middle East in the face of difficult opposition to Jesus
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And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:11-12).