Reach the People Ministries
Everywhere We Go, We Talk About Christ
To All Who Will Listen. Col 1:28 TLB

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RPM Announces New Website
Reach the People Ministries (RPM) launched its web site www.reachthepeople.org on Saturday, September 1, 2007, with a fresh new look. rpmread more

Kunsu Project Report - (video report)
We took the Gospel of Christ to 16 towns and villages in the Kunsu District, near Dwinyama in the Ashanti Region. rpmread more


Church Planting
Learn more about our Church Planting events
School Ministry
Reaching Africa's youth with the Salvation message of God
Mercy Missions
Medical Missions, Bible distributions, Used Clothing distributions, etc
Mission Training
Leadership and Discipleship training

 

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Celebrating 20 years. A look back.




Church Planting

Church Planting & Development
To date, we have planted 160 churches in different towns and villages. New Christians now have a Church within their community. We support these new churches by raising money and allocating resources to enable them construct permanent structures and buildings for church services.

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stories through pictures
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Audio-Visual Evangelism AUDIO-VISUAL EVANGELISM
School Ministry SCHOOL MINISTRY
Church Planting CHURCH PLANTING
Leadership and Discipleship Training LEADERSHIP & DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING
Mercy Missions MERCY MISSIONS
Ignite IGNITE A PASSION IN YOUR CHURCH

A village church in the Volta Region of Ghana
Church service..

Church service under makeshift tent.
Makeshift worship center..

Singing and dancing unto the Lord.
Praise and worship..

Volunteers and a few hired local professionals assist in acquiring sustainable tree wood to begin the building process for the new church building
Materials for new building..

Wood is cut into standardized sizes to be used in constructing the church building.
Wood for Church building..

Chainsaw operator cuts wooden planks out of the log tree and maximizes the amount of wood recovered from the tree.
Use of sustainable wood..

Christian volunteers assist in laying the wooden planks in order.
Wood planks..

These new churches mostly rely on self-help in order to reduce labor costs for the church construction project.
Laying measurements..

Volunteer women of the church also contribute in many different ways to get the job done - Volta Region, Ghana
Female volunteers..

Church members assist in the construction process with glad enthusiasm - Volta Region, Ghana
More ground-work..

New converts and believers volunteer to get sand to the concrete mixing site.
Sand for concrete mix..

Women and children assist by carrying sand, in manageable quantities, on their heads over to the collection site.
Women help with concrete..

Bags of cement ready to be used in the mixture. Volunteer members (mainly women) carry water from large distances for use in concrete mixture.
Water for concrete..

Everyone lends help
Everyone lends help...

Steve Lane  of Georgia, USA lends a hand in the church construction. - Eastern Region, Ghana
Construction process..

New village church building halfway through the construction process. - Eastern Region, Ghana
New village church building..

Village church building construction getting close to the roofing stage
Halfway to completion..

Hired carpenters work on the roofing for this village church building that is close to completion. - Dangme North, Asesewa in the Eastern Region of Ghana
Church under construction..

Roofing sheets are now placed over the village church building.
Roofing stage...

Local village carpenters set up shop at the building premises to work on church pews, podium, etc.- Eastern Region, Ghana
Carpenters at work ..

Ground work and iron rods are now in place for the rest of the work to proceed.
Beginning construction ..

Money raised through supporters and friends go into purchasing building materials that cannot be afforded by the poor congregations.
Roofing sheets..

Rev. Mack Kearney of Gospel Harvesters International continues to be an invaluable partner who is very instrumental in raising funds for constructing a number of church buildings like the one in this picture.
Sections of church building..

Durable concrete material is used for the church buildings when funds are available for such undertaking.
Concrete material...

Finalizing the construction work and getting the building ready for its first Sunday service. (Support for this project was provided by Rev. James Buckman of the Evangelical Free Church, USA)
Building almost complete..

Eugene paints new church building together with other volunteers and believers. (Support for this project was provided by Rev. James Buckman of the Evangelical Free Church, USA)
Eugene painting..

New doors and windows for this village church. Church building is ready for maiden Church service. (Support for this project was provided by Rev. James Buckman of the Evangelical Free Church, USA)
Building ready for service..

Church building is now complete and ready for church services. (Funds and Support for this project was provided by Rev. James Buckman of the Evangelical Free Church, USA)
Completed Church Building..

Excitement fills the air as well-wishers, supporters, etc came together to celebrate the dedication and launch of the new church building.
Dedication..

A house of worship
Church service..

New converts and church members travelling to the river side for baptism ceremoney.
Baptizing new converts..

Truckloads of new converts heading over to the river bank for baptism ceremony.
Baptizing new converts..

Jesus said, Go then, to all people everywhere and make them my disciples, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and then teach them to obey everything that I have commanded you. (Matthew 28:19-20)
Baptizing new converts..

Family members come to witness their loved ones get baptized.
Witnessess to the baptism..

for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. (Galatians 3:27)
Eugene baptizes converts..

By our baptism then, we were buried with him and shared his death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead … so that we may live a new life! (Romans 6:4)
New convert..

Crowds gather at the river to witness the baptizm of new converts.
Gathering at the river..

Getting ready for the baptism.
Witnesses..

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