2018 International Outreaches
In April of 2018, we are heading out to the mission field of South Africa. This trip is full. If you would like to make a donation, click the button below.
Acornhoek & Komatipoort, South Africa
Building Churches & Ministering to the local population through crusades.
Dates: April 28 - May 6, 2018
Acornhoek, South Africa
Acornhoek, named after the acorn like fruits of the local mabula tree, is a small town in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, North-West of popular Komatipoort. The Acornhoek complex of townships runs in an almost continuous line alongside the main Kruger National Park arterial road to Hazyview, Mpumalanga. Acornhoek grew as a result of its position in a generous countryside of tobacco, cotton and vegetable farming, and is well known for the artists and craftspeople of the Acornhoek Shangana Cultural Village, who sell spectacular bead-work, and love to recount their history and customs, showing warriors weapons and traditional healing practices.
Komatipoort, South Africa
Komatipoort is a town situated at the confluence of the Crocodile and Komati Rivers in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It is a small, quiet town within the Lowveld with some attractive tree lined streets. It is one of the hottest towns in South Africa where temperatures can reach 117.9 °F in the height of summer, but also with a perfect winter climate around 75 °F. Komatipoort is situated in the area where the Crocodile River and Komati River come together.The name Komati originated from the original native Swazi called the River Nkomwzi, which means ‘river if comes’. The name poort is named after where the Crocodile River and Komati River meet through the mountain pass (poort), flows through the Lebombo Mountains into Mozambique.