We are the Evans Family from the Florence Baptist Temple located in Florence, SC. The Lord has called our family to serve Him as church-planting missionaries to Sierra Leone, West Africa!
Currently we are on deputation raising the much-needed financial support to reach Sierra Leone while the door is open and the people are receptive. It is our desire to partner with mission minded churches and individuals in the Great Commission as their representatives on the field. We are passionate in our efforts to connect God’s people and His resources with His plan of reaching every creature with the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
There is a revival taking place in Sierra Leone right now and we MUST respond to the opportunity of reaching these people with the Good News before the door closes! Although this country is dominated by Islam and tribal religions, the people of Sierra Leone are very receptive to the Gospel with scores of lost souls turning from their false religion and placing their faith in Christ each year! We will be partnering with veteran missionaries Mike and Diane Peper who have served the Lord faithfully in Sierra Leone for many years. The need for laborers is great! The Pepers have obediently prayed for help with the harvest, and we are the answer to their prayers.
The Lord has used them to plant sixteen churches (pastored by nationals), organize four Christian elementary schools, and establish a Bible institute affiliated with Louisiana Baptist University. The ministry also has a very strong influence among the military in training chaplains as well as holding an annual conference in which the Gospel is preached to hundreds of military personnel and government officials.
In the capital city of Freetown, which has a population close to 6 million people, there remains much work to be done. As a team, we will continue to reach this country with the Gospel, make disciples, plant more local, New Testament churches, and with God’s help impact all West Africa!
April was a busy and fruitful month--both here in states and abroad in Sierra Leone. First, we have been blessed to add several new partners to our support team! In Sierra Leone, preparations were underway for the annual military conference in June in Freetown.
May was an incredibly busy month! Shaun finished his degree at PIU, Christin and the children ended their school year, and many weekends were filled with appointments, as well as planning for three months of deputation travels! God continues to bless us with many opportunities to share the field of Sierra Leone and to continue growing our financial partners and prayer warriors. Thank you for your continued prayers as we travel west throughout the summer with many scheduled meetings spanning the Southwest and West Coast. As of now, most of 2019’s calendar is full. God is so good!
Shaun, Christin, Kaitlyn, Kameron, & Wes Evans
THE EVANS FAMILY
Missionaries to Sierra Leone, West Africa