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After almost twenty-two years in the ministry, one mission trip changed our lives. As a pastor, I visited Zambia. About three years ago God led the missionary that was there to take a church in the States. This opened the door for our church to get involved, and after returning to Zambia five more times, God spoke to my heart about moving to Zambia as a missionary.

Who we are:
Dave and Maggie Barnhouse and our five children, Jonathan, Nathanael, Emily, Steven, and David. I trusted the Lord as my Savior during my second semester in Bible College. Prior to that, I had a head knowledge, but not a heart knowledge. My wife was saved during her senior year in high school. We met at Midwestern Baptist College.

Boys walking home from school

The Opportunities that God has given us:
A Bible Institute to train nationals and enrich our current pastors
New church plants and the strengthening of existing churches
Bush evangelism – Taking the gospel to remote villages
Creation program to begin to break down the barriers of tribal beliefs that go against the Word of God
Children’s Home – raising the next generation to honor and glorify the Lord in their lives
The Farm – using the 80 acres God has given us to sustain the Children’s Home and offer relief to the pastors so that they can focus on pastoring
School outreach – taking the Word of God into the public schools in the bush