Albuquerque, New Mexico – Less than one year ago, Fuja Emedi lived with his wife and five daughters in a refugee camp in Tanzania in very dismal conditions. Today they reside in a modest apartment in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they feel safe and free from the unrest and uncertainty that existed in their homeland.
Recently returned from serving an eighteen month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in sub-Saharan Africa, Sharon and Robert Berg of Pearland, Texas were full of enthusiasm for what they witnessed in the lives of African people.
While Africa is one of the fastest growing areas of converts for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, proselyting and maintaining over 900 congregations is just part of the impact the Church has in these countries. In the last ten years alone the LDS church has: [Read more…]