Lost But Not Forgotten
What's New at Lost But Not Forgotten? (BLOG updated 12 May 2014 next
update June 2014)
Recently we have had the opportunity to do the following:

Establish LBNF Nigeria, begin follow-up trip to Mt. Bagazam, Niger, and provide
relief to the believers in Agadez area.
Conduct a mission trip to Burkina Faso villages resulting in over 500 souls saved.
Conduct mission trip to Air Mountains where about 750 Air Tamajeq received Jesus.
Conduct mission trip to N. Cameroon, in three strategic areas leading to about 1,000
new believers.
Reach many Tamasheq in Arlit and villages near Agadez.
Purchase food for starving villagers near Agadez.
Reach Buduma and Kanembou tribes in Chad
Purchase 4x4 vehicle for evangelism in the Sahara desert.
Witness several miracles leading to many believers.
Led about 1,000 people to the Lord in Niger.
Plant four churches among muslim villages in N. Togo.
Conduct two crusades among muslims in N. Nigeria.
Visit two major unreached tribes in West Africa.
Travel to Cameroon and plant the first publicly accepted Christian church among
the Kanuri. Sow seeds of the Word in three other villages.
This organization is committed to reaching out to people in the 10/40 window, particularly
in Africa, who are highly ranked on the Joshua Project list (see link).
A Little About What We Do
We recognize that what we do best is to reach out to small villages with the good news of the
Savior and to provide some temporary humanitarian aid in hard to reach areas. Although,
little is deemed beyond the scope of the ministry if the Lord leads us, the efforts are focused
on evangelism and church planting. Building churches, schools and medical clinics, and
provide food are things we hope to do where possible.
"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
(Luke 19:10)
It is children like this one (above), our LBNF
poster-girl, who keep us coming back and  
pressing forward to take the gospel of Jesus to
the unreached people of the Northern Corridor
of West Africa. Why should these children
suffer unnecessarily?
Why are some of the faces blacked out, and
aliases used on this website?

Unfortunately in this day and age, there is
more opposition to the gospel of Jesus then at
any other time in our existence. If you doubt
this then I suggest you read
Voice of the
Martyrs (VOM). As ministers of the gospel in
volatile, restricted, and dangerous areas we
make security a priority, especially with our
local partners. Ministering to muslims is
illegal in some of the areas we venture into,
yet we choose to obey God rather than man,
and so do our partners. So it may look weird,
you may think it is unnecessary, but our
experience and that of colleagues suggests
otherwise. Thank you for your understanding.
Second completed church building in Zigage, Northern
Cameroon.This building was destroyed by the elements.
With your help we were able to rebuild it by His grace.
Historic Mosque in Agadez, Niger
Because they all are not yet free!
What's Next
After a highly successful trip to the
northern part of the Ivory Coast, and
Mt. Bagzam in Niger the LBNF
team will be travelling to the
northern border of Burkina Faso
this fall. We will go in search of
unreached people groups in the area
and hopefully cross the border into
Mali as well. Pray for this
opportunity and ask God to bless it
and others in the future. Your
financial support is appreciated also.
The most recent outreaches to Ferkessedougou area of Cote D'Ivoire and the top of
Mt. Bagzam in Niger were highly successful. Over 1,200 muslim and animists came to
decisions for Jesus in Ferkessedougou and 200-300 Air Tamajeq made decisions for
Jesus in Niger. In one village in IC the chief had died that day. We ran into an
interpreter there who spoke English and the local dialect. After meeting and greeting
the family I had a chance to speak to 125 local elders, family and chiefs from the area.
They were planning a sacrifice for the dead in 40 days. I spoke of Jesus who was the
perfect sacrifice for man for all time (Hebrews 10:14). Inviting all there to receive
Christ as Lord and Savior, 30 seconds went by, then a blind elder rose his hand which
released 24 others to receive Jesus as well. A wonderful response.
Life is harsh on Mt. Bagzam
The notable contrasts of Sindou
Would you help us put a smile on the face of baby
Saidou from Mt. Bagzam? (Select the "Donate
Please" link above)
Baby Saidou was discovered in a
village on the top of Mt. Bagzam
in Niger about seven hours off
road from Agadez and a five mile
climb up the mountain pass and
then 20 minutes by motorbike to
his village. We plan to retrieve the
boy (with his family), and take
them to a hospital in Sokoto,
Nigeria where he can receive free
medical help. We need help with
transportation and accomodation