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GEMTRAL AFRICAN MISSION
Forwarding Agents;
Jim and Nettie Brown 2038 Wahalaw Nene

Jayne Linda Free

Field Address:

Jayne Linda Free
P.O. Box H-96 Hatfleld, Harare

Tallahassee. FL 32301
.(904) 677-4463

Zimbabwe, Africa

Footnotes^

^Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.-Psalm 119:105
MARCH 1987

EXCITEMENT

EXCITEMENT

EXCITEMENT

EXCITEMENT

here as Greencrott Christian Church is —under construction. Yep, we had ground breaking on the first of February and by the next week there was visible work done. We are excited not only because the building is so desperately needed but also because there has been a growth in the church. We have
had 10 married couples baptized in the past year-

Greetings -from Zimbabwe! I

There is so much excitement

Ivj young people baptized.

So many has never seen a baptismal

Plus 10 to

service and we have had a lot of teaching on it before we
baptize.

several hardened hearts, One young girl in the Senior High Youth has caused so much trouble and has asked to be baptized and desires so much to change. Another couple's marriage was

We are excited, for the Lord has truly worked in

papers were filed. He is now a baptized believer—not that" his problems are solved but he now has a new strength to draw from to overcome—JESUS. We also have several Roman Catholic
couples coming—and how excited they are to be able to truly
live with JESUS as their High Priest.

headed for divorce (due to his drinking probls.T;), in fact the

Church and we truly would love to have you be a part—through
critical time.
your prayers. They are so important and needed at this

The excitement continues at Greencroft Christian

one another even after we are able to have some "elbow room".

finish the building and that we, as a church, remain close to
The work here is moving forward and I'm excited Without it I could not go on!I!

Do pray that we continue to have the money to

because each of you has an important role in that movement. Thank you for your continued encouragement and prayers and
support.

Please write and let me know the exciting things that
are happening with each o-F you.
1 ove.

Again thank you -for your
Love to all,
Jayne Linda

EBAVER REQUESISj_

Greencroft Christian Church—the growth and the building
Zimbabwe Christian College—the students -finishing
another year in April-

That I will be open to the Lord's leading in all areas
D-f the work here-

That funds will

arrive to allow Z.CTC. to build"another dormitory -for the students.

BBBYER PRAISESi. For growth at Greencro-ft Christian ChurchFor the 50 plus students who desire to come to Z.C.C. to
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My continued encouragement through each o-F you.

KING'S WAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH 2111 N. MONTICELLO DRIVE

Non Profit Organization

TALLAHASSEE, FL 32303-4741

U. S. POSTAGE

PAID
Tallahassee, Ploridd
PERMIT NO. 576

Mission Service P, Q. Box 2427 Knoxvills? TN
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Forwarding Agents:
Jim and Nettie Brown 2038 Wahalaw Nene

CENTRAL AFRICAN MISSION
Jayne Linda Free
Field Address:

Jayne Linda Free
P.O. Box H-96

Tallahassee, FL 32301 (904) 877-4463

Hatfield, Harare Zimbabwe, Africa

Footnotes^

^Thy word is a lamp unto wyfeet and a light unto my path.—Psalm 119:105
MAY 1987

GREETINGS IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST,
On behalf of Jayne Linda, we want to thank you for your
prayers, encouragement and gifts to her ministry in Zimbabwe.

The fall season has begun in Zimbabwe and soon the winter

season will begin. There is much activity at the College, and much more work to be done for our Lord and Savior, Jesus
Christ.

We, as Jayne Linda's forwarding agents, would like to

make a suggestion.

Jayne Linda is currently living with

another missionary, Marcia Thomson, but would like to have

her own apartment. The rent for such an apartment is approximately $350 per month. Apartments are hard to find,
especially one close to Zimbabwe Bible College. Even if she can find one, it does not come equipped with a stove and
refrigerator.

Soyou ask, why are we telling you this. Well Jayne Linda will soon have a birthday - July 25. Her home church

in Tallahassee has designated Sunday, June 28 as "Jayne Linda
Day". We at King's Way plan to take a special "love

offering" on that Sunday for a special birthday gift. Perhaps
everyone on Jayne Linda's mailing list would like to

participate.

Perhaps all of us together could give enough

funds to allow Jayne Linda to purchase a stove and

refrigerator, plus have some left over to pay on the rent.
Included with this newsletter is a self-addressed envelope. Right now, take it out and write the word

"BIRTHDAY" on the front of that envelope.

Then later on

today go to the Lord in prayer asking Him to supply the funds
so that you can make a love offering yourself towards this special day. The Lord will bless you.

Don't worry over anything whatever; tell God every detail of your needs in earnest and thankful prayer.. PHIL'IPPIANS 4:6. My God will supply all that you need from
His glorious resources in Christ Jesus..PHILIPPIANS 4:19.

Now to Him who is able to keep you from falling and to
present you before His glory without fault and with

unspeakable joy, to the only God,

our Savior,

be glory and

majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before time was, now, and in all ages to come, amen. JUDE 24

KING'S WAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH

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2111 N.

MONTICELLO DRIVE
FL 32303-4741

TALLAHASSEE,

U. S. POSTAGE PAID
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Mission Service Assn
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Knowvillgj^ TN
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Footnotes^

^Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.—Psalm 119:105

HARARE:

A CITY OF GATES AND WALLS

As I cont-inue to share with you cultural shocks I have had as a new missionary I hope you will be able to better understaoid how to pray for those who go to a foreign field. Many times i t is the "little" things that are hardest to learn to deal
with.

One of the adjustments I have had to make is the amount of gates, walls and locks there are in the city. Everything has at least one lock on i t and possibly more. There are gates and walls to protect your house, your car, tools, clothes, etc. These are a very necessary part of life here to keep the "tsotsi's" (Shona for thieves) from stealing all you own. A high value is placed on everything here because of the lack of so much. Therefore, locks, gates, and walls become so very important. As the college is now building a much needed classroom block (3 classrooms), we have yet another great need for a wall around the entire property. This will taike a large amount of money. Your prayers and help are needed. At this time there is a housing development starting on the property adjacent to the college and the problems will then only just begin.
At this time, we estimate the wall will be close to $10,000 in Zimbabwe (or about $6500. US Dollars). This wall will help to secure our vegetable garden, a borehole pump, the worker's housing, the college buildings, tool sheds, and the Harare Christian Church building. I do not know how to express how much this is needed except to ask you to pray
with us for the funds.

Is i t possible for one time gifts to be given for this very important need? Yes, i t is possible and I hope you will

continue to pray with me about this and the other needs here. The people here are so grateful and thankful for your prayers
and gifts. I want to thank each of you for caring and for writing and most of all for praying. "May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all." II Cor. 13:14
With much love,

Jayne Linda

PRAYER REQUESTS: -Zimbabwe Christian College financial

support. -Greencroft Christian Church .as they grow and plan to move into their new building. -The University Fellowship—for growth and leadership. -My work permit extension.

PRAYER PRAISES:

-Zimbabwe Christian College new classroom block that has
been started.

-The wonderful spirit of love that the new student body have at Zimbabwe Christian College.

To the friends of Jayne Linda, Jsiyne Linda wrote this newsletter, not knowing about the special "love offering" for her birthday that we wrote about last month. As of July 5th, the special "love offering" has
exceeded $1,100. Also on Sunday, we talked to Jayne by phone in Harare and told her about this special birthday gift. She was so excited, and asked us to let you know how much she loves you all, and for your prayers. God is so good and we also thank you for this special blessing you gave to Jayne
Linda.

Now back to Jaiyne's letter. We have a suggestion. Currently there are only five (5) Churches that support Jayne Linda on a regular basis. Perhaps your pastor would allow you to ask the Church Board, Sunday School or Missions Committee to set aside one Sunday, »Mkd August 30 (since August has five Sundays) to take a special offering for the Zimbabwe Christian College. But before you ask, please pray for the Lord's guidance and then act accordingly.

Jayne Linda's work permit ends in October. She has asked us to pray that the Zimbabwe immigration office will grant her a renewal. Work permits are granted for a two year period. Please join us in praying for this. Again we take
this time to thank a l l those individuals and churches who

faithfully send funds each month. So far in 1987 i t has averaged over $1,200 per month, which is just the amount she needs to meet expenses. Nothing more. Paul told the church

at Philippi, "..my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:19.
God bless,

^ CUjUyty

Now a special note about your giving. Sometimes a check arrives made payable to Jajnie Linda. If you intend to take a deduction on your taxes, you must msike your check payable to
Central Africa Missions. This is listed with IRS and checks

with Jayne Linda's name may be rejected by them if you are called for an audit. Pray that the IRS and your government
will stay out of church activities.

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CENTRAL AFRICAN MISSION
Jayne Linda Free
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KING'S WAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH 2111 N. MONTICELLO DRIVE TALLAHASSEE, FL 32303-4741

Non Profit Organization

U. S. POSTAGE

PAID
Tallahassee, Plorida PERMIT NO. 576

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Knoxville, TN
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CENTRAL AFRICAN MISSION
Forwarding Agents: Jim and Nettie Brown 2038 Wahalaw Nene Tallahassee, FL 32301

jayne Linda Free

Field Address:

Jayne Linda Free
P.O. Box H-96 Hatfield. Harare

Zimbabwe. Africa

(904) 877-4463

Footnotes^

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.-Psalm 119:105
OCTOBER 1987

GARMENTS OF PRAISE

the spirit of heaviness, lift up your holy hands. ma.t a delight to know that we all have a garment of praise to help
us in the times of heaviness.

The Psalmist says, "Put on the garment of praise for

Uniforms are a common sight in all of Zimbabwe. There are uniforms at the department stores, uniforms for workers in the homes, gardens, factories, garages, grocery scores etc And we as Christians should all wear a uniform - J"® helmet of salvation, the breastplate of righteousness, the
sword of the spirit...Eph. 6:13-17

Christian "uniform" of life. At times we all slip and really blow it by the example we set. May we always be aware of the
example we put forth to those who watch us.

As the students study, they are learning in the classroom and by the examples around them, about the

example. Because I am in the classroom for the first time, as a teacher since coming to Zimbabwe. I am presently teaching two beginning typing classes twice a week PLUS keeping up with my other duties. I have been the
Lord for His strength and energy.

As this new term has started, I am more aware of my

progresses I know that I will have to rely even more on the

st^nglh ind the energy to do all this so far but as the term
Please keep me in your prayers as I teach by example and in the classroom. May God bless each of you as you have
continually blessed me.
Love to all,

Jayne Linda

PRAYERS OF PRAISE:

Greencroft Christian Church—completion of new building Zimbabwe Christian College—near completion of the new classroom building.

My family—the fun, the excitement and their safety during their visit here in Zimbabwe.

PRAYER NEEDS:

Work permits extended for Cecil Ross and myself. Others who are desiring to come but are slowed down by Immigration and become discouraged. My continued encouragement through each of you.

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WE HAVE JUST RECIVED NEWS FROM JAYNE LINDA. SHE WILL BE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. SHE WILL LEAVE HARARE ON

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AND ARRIVE IN ATLANTA ON FRIDAY,
NOVEMBER 20 AT 5:30 PM VIA KLU. SHE WILL BE RETURNING TO HARARE FROM ATLANTA ON JANUARY 5.

PRAY THAT HER WORK PERMIT SITUATION DOES NOT KEEP HER FROM COMING HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, AND PRAY FOR HER
SAFETY.

KING'S WAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
2111 N. MONTICELLO DRIVE

TALLAHASSEE,

FL 32303-4741

Non Profit Organization

U. S. POSTAGE PAID
Tallahassee, Florida PERMIT NO. 576

Mission Service Assn P. 0. Box 2427

Knoxville,
37901

TN