We are going to Mozambique
Gina and I had the recent honor of meeting Heidi Baker of Iris Ministries. She and her husband, Roland, have established thousands of churches in over ten provinces of Mozambique. They have a broad ministry encompassing Bible schools, children's centers, church-based orphan care where they care for over 10,000 orphans a day, provide primary education, medical clinics, constant evangelistic and healing outreaches, farming, well drilling, and the list goes on. Signs and wonders follow all the while in this place where desperation draws on the fires of revival.
We can’t begin to tell you how her intimacy with Jesus and the outflow of her ministry has impacted our lives over the past several years. We remember staying up all hours of the night weeping as we listened to podcasts of her simple but profound sermons. Her words resonate throughout our messages and music as they birthed so much inside of us. As we would listen to her speak and read their newsletters we had no idea that we would later cross paths nor Mozambique’s national language is Portuguese. For close to six years now we have released worship CD’s in Portuguese and traveled extensively to Brazil & Portugal. With kindred spirits and common language this relationship is a match made in heaven!
For those of you that haven’t had the pleasure of hearing Heidi here’s a short video. Heidi Baker - Stop For The One
In fact, I actually wrote a song inspired by her Stop for the One Campaign that you may download for free here. Stop for the One Campaign MP3
Heidi has invited me to teach and lead worship at The Iris Ministry Harvest School in Pemba, Mozambique in November. This is when next generation leaders from Mozambique and all around the world will gather to learn from Heidi and Iris Ministries. My part will be to add to their efforts and focus of preparing a new breed of missionaries to harvest the nations. I will be speaking to 300-400 nationals plus 300-400 international students. This is an amazing opportunity to impart into a global move of God. Below is a quote from their website.
“There is a new breed of missionaries being released across the earth, transparent saints, with oversized hearts, beating in rhythm with the heart of their Bridegroom King Jesus, carrying His glory across the earth. Fearless, laid-down lovers that know a love that has no boundaries, and are ready to run into the darkest places of the earth and bring in the lost, the dying, the poor and the broken. Jesus came with ceaseless love for both the one and the masses. Now we must do the same: stop for the one, but believe for the multitudes.” See more at www.irismin.org
We need you to get us there
Now more than ever we need your donations to make the Mission to Mozambique possible. This trip itself will take upwards of $2600 for the airfare plus some additional expenses. Time is of the essence. Our heart has been to go to Mozambique for some time and the door has finally opened. As always we are ever grateful for those that invest financially into each trip we make and we thank you. We look forward to sharing the journey with you.
Fire and Love,
Jason & Regina Jones