MARA (Malawi Africa Relief Association)

Timely relief and situation-specific support for the furtherance of the reformed gospel in Malawi and throughout Africa.

Humanitarian Assistance for Poor Christians in Malawi

Excerpts from a letter to Calvinistic Churches in Singapore on Behalf of EPCM, by Rev JJ Lim, 28 Nov 2016. By the mercies of our Lord, Pilgrim Covenant Church (PCC) has,—in partnership with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia (EPCA),—been... Continue Reading →

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Ordination of James Semani

Brethren, 19th November was another great day in Malawi as one of our men James Semani was ordained as a minister of the Gospel. It took place at Mberenga EPC in Luchenza Presbytery. EPC members, chiefs, relatives and well wishers... Continue Reading →

Bibles for Mozambique

Pas Rex reports... The Church in Mozambique is growing wonderfully also. One of the men helping is Vincent Wilson. He is a ministerial student. He did well in the ministerial student interviews but had a shortfall in shorter catechism and... Continue Reading →

Youth Counselling Seminar

Pas Rex reports: On Tuesday, 5th September, 2017 the youth from Chilemba, Katundu, Monekera, Mberenga, Luchenza, Chimwanga, Kajawo and Namiwa EPC had attended a counseling seminar. The youth were aged from 12-18 years. This was organized to encourage them on... Continue Reading →

Luchenza Presbytery

During the week end we had a children catechism gathering for Luchenza Presbytery. We are encouraging all congregations to train the young ones in catechism, Bible stories, Bible Knowledge, memorization of verses. So we organised 11th June, 2017 as a... Continue Reading →

In the secret of His presence

by Rev JJ Lim One of the perks of this very busy trip was the opportunity to spend time with the Lord alone in the midst of the beauty of His Creation by the river. I did not realise how... Continue Reading →

A Peak into the EPCM Presbytery Licensing Trials

Held at Thuchira Tourist Lodge at Mulanje Mountain by Phalombe 13-25 April 2017 by Rev JJ Lim “Bam, bam! bam, bam!!” It was 5.20 am and still dark. I was already awake, but who could it be this early in... Continue Reading →

More Sports Evangelism

Amidst the poverty and famine in Malawi, I received this uplifting update from Pas Rex on the ongoing efforts to reach the villages with the gospel as they turn up in large numbers to watch teams of church members play... Continue Reading →

Relief update (30 Jan 2017)

MARA-FT1702   Greetings from Malawi. Thank God for the gift from First Evangelical Reformed Church in Singapore. This has assisted our relief team and the deacons to reach many hunger starving people in the Shire Valley. Distribution took place in... Continue Reading →

Lest I be poor, and steal

In the proverbs of Agur (Prov 30:8-9), he prays that his lot in life will neither be one of riches or poverty. In one case he fears the temptation to be proud, on the other hand he fears the temptation... Continue Reading →

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