CMI Nigeria Studio
Pastor Mark Holmes is our partner and missionary in Nigeria. Mark and his wife Sabrina have 6 children and their home church in the States is in Gulfport, Mississippi. In 2021, CMI traveled to Ibadan, Nigeria and also to the city of Lagos. Christian Media International funded the construction of a new building on the church property and then outfitted the inside with sound proofing, decorations and then, of course, the studio equipment. Upon completion of the installation, we then trained the men on the ground to operate this studio.
The current population of Nigeria is 206 million. 50 million of them speak Yoruba which is the language we immediately began to record. Just recently we have also begun to record our second language, Hausa. There are 30 million people who speak that language and almost 80 million people speak English. We are airing these programs regionally in the two largest population areas of Nigeria. We will continue to add more languages in this studio and then air those programs to the country of Nigeria and beyond. We have already funded 2 additional church plants here and have a goal of nearing 10 total this calendar year!
About 25% of Nigeria’s population claims to hold evangelical beliefs
Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa and is on pace to become the third-most populated country in the world by 2050
The current population of Nigeria is 206 million
We are grateful for your willingness to partner together with us by assisting in the completion of the studio in 6th of October in, Alexandria Egypt. This truly is an answer to our prayers. We look forward to meeting and working with the men of Christian Media International soon. God allowed me the opportunity a couple of years ago to bring Dr. Seabury Nybero to the studio in Dawsonville Georgia where I met Bro Dave, Bro Ron, and Bro Wilson. I was impressed with the ministry, and how smoothly things were accomplished there. You guys have done a wonderful job getting the Gospel around the world and we are excited about the opportunity to see the Gospel furthered to the Arabic-speaking populations around the world. Please, continue to pray with us over this project. If you need any information about this area and ministry please reach out to us.
Paster Andrews in Egypt
Praise the Lord that my messages have been aired through satellite TV six days a week as well as via radio. Two of my old friends (Abrahim and Behrooz) from my hometown (Germi) in Iran contacted me through WhatsApp after watching my programs on TV. One of them was a singer who sings at weddings with his orchestra group. They both said that they saw me on TV and they were proud of me for being a Christian and preaching on TV. They both were against Islam and open to the Gospel. Some of my relatives and family members, including my mother, told me that they have been watching my program on satellite TV. It was hard for me to believe that the Gospel could ever go to my hometown since it is a small, poor town in the northwest of Iran, with so little facilities; but the Gospel has already spread in that little town! That tells me that probably every city in Iran has been covered with the Gospel. Praise God!
A viewer in Iran
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