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The Story behind Live School

It all started with 100 people groups in Southern Africa… In 1999, World Mission Centre (WMC), a missions organization located in Pretoria, South Africa, was burdened by the plight of the 100 least reached people groups in the 21 countries of Southern Africa.... read more

A Northern Country

In the picture you will see one of the three churches planted in a small village in the country I cannot mention that was previously part of the Former Soviet Union. The dedication of the people in this country and especially the church we work with is amazing! (Author: Hennie, CIS region)

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Upcoming trip to Russia

4th -14th APRIL 2016 -SIBERIA From the 4th till 14th of April we will travel from one village to another, from one city to another to meet as many students, facilitators and pastors from all the Live Schools ever started in the regions east of Lake Baikal and Irkustk... read more

Live School – a 2016 preview

In a few hours we will cross the threshold from 2015 to 2016. Much has been said and written about the past year that will go down as one of the most challenging in modern history. But sitting here this morning my mind kept drifting to the words of the Apostle Paul in... read more

East Africa field report (Dec 2015)

I travelled from home on the 13th of November and returned on the 7th of Dec. It was a most compact trip with hardly a day to let. It took me from boat rides, flights, cabs, country buses, ferries and car hires as I sought to maximize every opportunity in 11 Cities... read more

Merry Christmas for Willie & Lydia

The season of celebration is upon us, a time to give thanks and make room for the presence of the Lord Jesus. Lets celebrate together the JESUS who dwells among us. Allow Lydia and myself to sincerely thank you for your prayers and partnership in this last year. We... read more

An East African Sojourn

I am ever more overwhelmed by the amazing grace, mercy and kindness of our Lord that carries us through each and every stage of our life. This however will remain one of the toughest trips I have ever done as I strive to balance family and ministry coupled with... read more

Wonderful commitment in Mozambique

Churches in Mozambique are ready to put the Live School to good use. It is Sunday morning. I am sitting in a church in Mozambique that has a steel roof and walls built out of reeds. The pastors and members of churches like these are just too happy to have a simple... read more

Live School field report from Rwanda

After their training in May 2014, the passion need and hunger for training saw six Schools started by August in Rwanda. As the Mandate of the Church resonated with them, Live School became what they had been waiting for. As their classes progressed, 3 out of the 6... read more

Willie reports form Benin

During my trip I had the privilege to spend time with my dear friend and colleague, Chip Carroll, who oversees the West Africa region. Chip gathered the men from nine West African countries that are helping him roll out the Live School in the region. What a blessing... read more

The Lord moves in West Africa

It is hard to believe that we are almost in the middle of October.  To put that into perspective, there are only 11 weeks to Christmas. Allow me first of all to thank everyone for your faithful prayer support, the kind messages you send in response to our News Bullets... read more

Knocking on Ethiopia’s door

On the 11th of September 2015, while the world was approaching the final quarter of the year, Ethiopia celebrated Enkutatash, marking its New Year for 2008. While some may wonder how come they are only in 2008, it is simply because Ethiopian system uses the Coptic... read more

update from Guyana

Just a short update from a hot and humid Guyana.  Chuck and I arrived safely on Monday night after 17 hours travel.  The next day we started meeting with church leaders.  Two of them, after hearing and understanding how it works, asked to start schools.  Then we met... read more

Live School empowering local initiatives in Guyana

You may remember me speaking about a lady named Natasha.  She is a soft spoken pastor’s wife in Guyana who is powerful in her own unique way.  To be honest, after I met her and left the country, I could not even remember her.  But then I started getting reports... read more

PJ and a Prayer – A personal report from Paul

Surprise!! that was to be her name until the sanity and ridicule of a name like that hit home with me and we named her Paulah Julia Achilles. Everything about her had been elusive – After 3 different gynaecologist’s fiddling back and forth to ascertain her... read more

A personal journey back to Ukraine

My short journey through Ukraine became a very personal one, very quickly. We lived in this nation for eight years and it is hard to see what the conflict has done and is doing to the nation. In Ukraine we have had Live Schools in many different cities, towns, and... read more

East Africa – Kenya Field Report

The Kenya process has some significant move and impact through the Live School. One of the Live School graduates in a remote area of Kenya established a Church in a remote Unreached area of the Dorobo. Challenged by the need and distances he raised elders out of his... read more

International field report

I stand in amazement during the last nine days of travel as I have listened to all that the Lord is doing among His people. In Turkey I met with our dear friends and partners and was blessed to see their commitment to raise up the next generation who will be effective... read more

The Ten thousand threshold

In this report: Live School in Turkey, Germany, Russia, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Somali Border, Ethiopia and Rwanda. The number of student’s grows to over 10,000 and the mentoring house is nearing completion. Yesterday I arrived in Istanbul, Turkey, on the first... read more

Field report from Burkina Fasso

Lena Outreach – LS students have planted a church in this unreached village, which has had about 15 faithful disciples. They’ve been using this temporary grass hut until the chief hopefully decides to let them stay and build a more permanent structure. To... read more

Armenia: Called for the nations!

In the picture: A group of Armenian young people gathering on a large world map to pray for the nations. This took place on the last national missions conference we participated in just outside Yerevan. In my walk with the Armenian Church and her people I discovered... read more