WHO WE ARE

Mission French Africa Ministries exist to preach and teach the Gospel to win French speaking Africans to Christ, to disciple African Christians in Biblical stewardship, and encourage the Body of Christ in America.

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STAFF & BOARD

Dr. Paul Mpindi, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Dr. Paul Mpindi is originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  He is married to Charlotte Mpindi, and they have three sons.  The Mpindis have been living in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the past 20+ years.

 

Dr. Mpindi came to the Lord at the age of fifteen, and received God’s calling for ministry in his twenties.  After graduating from, and teaching at Bangui Evangelical Theological Seminary (BEST) in Central African Republic, Paul and his family moved to Grand Rapids in 1993, where he completed a second Masters Degree (Th.M. in Old Testament), and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Calvin Theological Seminary. 

Dr. Mpindi is an ordained minister in the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) in North America.  Both Dr. Mpindi and his wife Charlotte have been commissioned by Calvary CRC in Lowell Michigan to serve as missionaries with Mission French Africa Ministries.

Charlotte Mpindi 

Women Ministry Leader

For the past 15 years, Charlotte Mpindi has been ministering Christ’s message of salvation and freedom to her African sisters, through a weekly radio program.  Many of her listeners have written back and shared wonderful stories of conversion and freedom in Christ.  

Charlotte produces a weekly radio program for African women.  But her listeners have been begging her to produce daily programs so they can receive the Gospel daily, especially for Muslim women who cannot freely express their interest in the Gospel.

Please, prayerfully consider partnering with Charlotte and help her reach out to Muslim women in West Africa who are forbidden to go to church, but can still follow Charlotte’s radio programs at home.  Charlotte also reaches out to Christian women in Central Africa who struggle with issues related to emotional and physical abuse, poverty, AIDS, violence, rape, and more.

Sue Wisniewski

Administrative Assistant

Bob VandenToorn

Finance Officer

Meet our team leaders serving in

 Congo, Central African Republic, Benin and Cameroon.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Pastor Mimi is the leader of our Follow-up Office in Kinshasa. 

She along with others, encourage and care for the Mission French Africa radio listeners in Congo. They also serve in the Kinshasa Christian Library, making theological materials available to the Pastors of Kinshasa, Congo.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Pastor William Mbuluku is the leader of our Follow-up Office in Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic (CAR).  

 

Pastor Ferdinand and two others work with him to provide pastoral counseling for the listeners who contact the three radio stations that broadcast Mission French Africa programs in CAR.

BENIN

Pastor Gerard Apklome is the leader of our follow-up center in Cotonou, the economic capital of Benin, in West Africa. 

 

He is the pastoral counselor to our radio listeners who come for prayer.

OFFICERS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jeff Gorter, President

Bob VandenToorn, Vice President

Patty VandenToorn,  Secretary 

Ed Postma, Treasurer

Paul Mbunga -Mpindi, Executive Director 

Paul Mbunga – Mpindi

Charlotte Kiziku Bondo

Randy Elders 

Laurie Elders