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New Job Opportunity in Missions!

Send56 is partnering to oversee a new education project that would change the future of possibility for our missionaries on the field. For a long time, we have been praying about how to address the issue of educating the children of our missionaries, while they are on the field. Most end up having to attend Muslim schools, where they are often bullied for their faith or struggle to learn because of language and cultural differences. In Uganda and Kenya, there are very little homeschooling resources and most parent are unfamiliar with the concept.

In a huge answer to prayer, Hope Academy International is being started, specifically to address this issue! With a long term vision of being a hybrid to both provide support for parents homeschooling younger children and be able to offer boarding school options for older children, we are eager to see this project launch as soon as possible!

In light of this, the Hope Academy International Board of Directors is hiring a Director of Education to help launch our school in 2022. 

Here are all the details you need to know:

Hope Academy will serve as a school for the children of Send56 African missionaries.  The Director of Education should be a creative pioneer who loves to build organizations in the midst of unpredictable challenges. This position is flexible but will require living in East Africa for 4-6 months.

The Director of Education will manage one teacher & one administrator, and work together to accomplish the following key objectives:


  • Present the pros & cons between the different types of schools: International, Ugandan, Kenyan, etc.
  • Develop a hybrid model of education that includes virtual, homeschool, boarding school, and in-person tutoring.  Present options for transitioning from virtual to boarding school as students progress in grade level.  These options should take national and international exams into consideration.  The plan should also include the training and coaching of parents.
  • Provide technology recommendations for how to best support the education model.
  • Acquire all required certifications for legality and accreditation.  This will be achieved through strong management of the Administrator.
  • Develop K-5 curriculum by aggregating existing curriculum and leaning on key relationships.
  • Ensure excellent education of the students through consistent management of the teacher.


January – April, 2022

  • 15-20 hours per week
  • Manage the Teacher & the Administrator with clear timelines and expectations.
  • Present to the Board of Directors all key objectives and update based on strategic feedback.

May – August, 2022 (may require more time in Africa)

  • Full time on site in Africa
  • Complete as many key objectives as possible
  • Set key objectives for Q4 and 2023 Hope Academy launch

September – December, 2022

  • 20-25 hours per week
  • US based
  • Key objectives TBD


  • Management experience.  Preferably managing teachers.
  • Alignment on core values:
    • We value night & day prayer.
    • We value equipping Africans to reach the unreached people groups in Africa.
    • We value children.
  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Overseas experience, especially in Africa.
  • 4 year degree.


  • January – April: $250/week
  • May – August: $600/week (when full time in Africa)
  • September – December: $400/week

Housing included when stationed overseas.
Expense allowance to be determined.


In 2022, Hope Academy will launch a pilot program with a small Kindergarten class.  In 2023, we’ll expand to include additional grades and by 2025 we want to break ground on a campus that allows for some level of boarding school for middle and high school students.

To apply, please submit your resume to

We are hiring!

The mission challenge in Africa is vast. There are 900 unreached people groups and 432 million Muslims who need the truth! We believe God is raising up an African missions movement to meet this challenge. Send56 exists to serve this movement by discipling and mobilizing native African missionaries, and by creating awareness and partnership with the body of Christ globally. Raising grassroots support for African missionaries is a fundamental aspect of our mission. 

We are seeking a Program Development Specialist to join our team in the US. This person would be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and stewarding current Send56 partners, as well as initiating and growing new partner relationships. The Program Development Specialist strives to match the interests of current and prospective donors with the mission and goals of the organization. Majority of time is spent prospecting for potential partners to maximize the base and to build support for the African missions’ movement. The candidate must show a passion for the vision and mission of Send56 as well as a commitment to the core values and principles of the organization.

This position maintains and cultivates relationships and provides administrative support.  Responsibilities include:

  • Engages donors and prospective donors in an appropriate manner and cultivates the relationships.
  • Responds to inquiries as appropriate and prepares appropriate letters for specialized correspondence, monitoring and following up as needed.
  • Enters and updates donor records accurately and proficiently complying with established policies and procedures and ensuring database integrity.
  • Provides administrative support including preparing reports and materials, scanning, and indexing files, and responding to requests.
  • Develops positive relations with partners, volunteers, organizations, and the general public.
  • Cultivates and solicits donations from individuals, groups, and organizations.
  • Plans, organizes, and facilitates fundraising activities (events, dinners, concerts, etc.)
  • Engages in the development of marketing and materials.
  • Responds to donor inquiries with accurate and timely information.
  • Schedules and delivers presentations to audiences of diverse backgrounds.
  • Continues to improve job-related skills through training, workshops, seminars, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associate’s or higher degree is preferred.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience including administrative; donor relations experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of donor relations and development practices.
  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Computer skills including gSuite.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experienced in working with grass-roots organizations and volunteers.
  • Proven ability to interact effectively and communicate well with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Energetic with the ability to multitask.
  • Experience in fundraising preferred.
  • Must be available to travel at least 25% of the time domestically with occasional international travel.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, strong willingness to initiate deadlines and time frames for assignments and to follow up on all delegated activities.
  • Strong record keeping skills and basic writing skills.
  • Must have their own means of transportation.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

If interested please send your resume to

From The Frontlines: “… and he stopped going to Mosque’s for prayers.”

Below is a testimony from Send56 Missionary Eric.

“I bless God for all that he has been doing in this month… Last month I met a young man at a salon. When I had gone to shave my hair, this man and I started a friendship, and moving together life to life. I told him that I am a disciple of Jesus Christ. We continued moving together and he reached a point where he opened up and shared with me. He was struggling with alcohol and drugs. He felt that God no longer heard his prayers. One day I went to visit him as usual, and he requested prayer; He wanted to become saved! We prayed together and I started DBS with him. I bless God for this man because he is faithful and teachable. Today he shared with me that his heart is burning for others with whom he used to take alcohol and drugs. He desires to see them believe in Jesus. After DBS, he requested me to pray for them, and for God to also help him to witness to them.”

The Lord is moving mightily among his people. Praise God!

Freedom from Addiction

For Send56 missionaries and Bible college students, their aim is to fall more in love with Christ and see His message preached throughout the nations. Students and missionaries alike are surrounded by communities of believers who are fervently pursuing Christ. As they have freely received the gospel of grace, they go out to offer the same gift of salvation to others.

They go in hard and dark areas to search out the ones who are lost. In doing so, they found Michael. For much of his adulthood, Michael was overcome with addiction and spent most of his livelihood toward his drug addiction. Then one day he met Send56 missionary, Warren, and his life radically changed.

Warren enlightened Misa about the dangers of his addiction and offered him the hope of the gospel.

Warren relays, “We then prayed together and the spirit of God drove him to pray and fast for twenty-four hours! Now he is completely delivered from drugs and has a hunger for God’s word! Glory to Jesus!”

Thanks to Send56 missionaries and partners like you, one more brother received salvation and deliverance!

They Will Know Us By Our Love

Dan lives in eastern Africa, where he and his team face much opposition. The community where they serve is predominantly extremist, and they regularly receive threats for sharing the gospel. However, Dan and his team continue to share the message of Christ unashamedly.

During an outreach, Dan and his team saw 13-year-old Adam, the son of one of the families who oppose them the most. He fell from a tree and was crying in pain.

Dan could see that Adam’s wrist was badly fractured, so he kindly offered to take Adam to the hospital on his motorcycle since it was far from the village.

When Dan brought Adam back home, his wrist in a cast, this simple act of compassion spread quickly throughout the village. The people in the community were amazed that Dan showed empathy for those who were against him. And because Dan’s actions matched the message of love he preached, five people believed in Jesus that day!

From the Frontlines: “Some of the people around told us not to share the Gospel…”

“One day while we were [going] house-to-house, we noticed a man on the road who was mentally handicapped.  Some of the people around told us not to share the love of Christ with him. But we decided to take a few moments to speak to him anyway, even though his comprehension was very limited. While we were sharing with him, I noticed that his shirt said in huge letters: “WHY ALWAYS ME?”

I felt strongly that this statement described his condition, and that this man was despised and rejected by society. However, the Lord wanted us to honor him by sharing the love of Christ with him.  So, we spoke words of encouragement to him and prayed for him. I know he was blessed because of the huge smile on his face when we said goodbye.  Instead of telling him he was a guilty sinner and that he had broken God’s law, we shared the love of Christ with him, proclaiming that he was a precious man in the sight of God!

From the frontlines: “We are so thankful about what God is doing…”

The prayers by Send56 missionaries are proven effective more and more each day, as God continues to validate His Gospel message in Africa. Wadada, a Send56 missionary, recently witnessed first-hand how the Lord provides for his people.

There are many bible studies throughout the countries that Send56 works in with new believers. Many communities and churches are continuing to grow as people see the faithfulness of God and His kindness.

Warren, a missionary working in eastern Africa, was a part of one such bible study when his faith was strengthened by witnessing Gods kindness.

One day, while in a home with a bible study group, prayer requests were offered. One woman asked prayer for a new home as her lease was up.

She believed God for new home in spite of the tension she experienced with her family and logistics. Warren recounted that after a five-minute prayer, God moved.

When they followed up with her, her request was answered. God provided for her!

Your prayers make stories like these possible and are greatly appreciated by missionaries like Warren, “We are thankful for you partnering with us and for your prayers. Be blessed.”

Thank you for your part in the great commission.

From the Frontlines: “After seeing this woman relieved from her pain, the other patients began to respond positively…”

Paul, a Send56 missionary serving the Lord in Africa, recently shared one of his many stories from his experiences on the field. His joyful countenance shone brightly as he recounted the story of God bringing the increase.

“I want to thank God for what he’s doing. I have a testimony of what God has been doing,” said Paul.

Earlier this year, Paul ministered in a hospital. Paul and his teammates surveyed a room with ill patients and politely asked them if they may pray with them, to which the patients agreed.

At first, Paul’s prayers for healing were not answered. It wasn’t until one of the doctors, who had assisted Paul in translating his prayers to their language, urged them to believe for healing that they began to engage in prayer.

The first woman to believe, had pain in her chest and stomach. After Paul and his team poured out their hearts to God to give her healing, her pain completely left her.

After seeing this woman relieved from her pain, the other patients began to respond positively, willing to receive prayers for healing.

“After praying with them, God has healed all of them. I gave glory to God and I shared with them the love of Jesus… they all gave their lives to Jesus,” said Paul.

God is proclaiming His Name through the love and devotion of missionaries like Paul every day. “I thank you for your prayers that you’re offering for us! Thank you for your support. Really, God is doing work here where we are… We really love you and we bless you in Jesus name.”

Thank you for your part in the Great Commission.

From the frontlines: “We saw God helping us preach…”

This is a photo of a Send56 missionary that represents Peter. Names and photos are changed in blog posts for security purposes.

As Peter trusted in the Lord to give him direction, the Holy Spirit began preparing the hearts of those that he would soon disciple.

Peter, a Send56 missionary in Sudan, waited patiently for God’s direction after realizing his heart belonged to those who did not know Christ.

After much prayer, Peter moved to a part of Africa populated by varied tribal groups. Peter and a team of Send56 missionaries reached out to these communities, displaying the loving kindness of Jesus.  At first, only a handful of people attended Sunday services that Peter and his teammates conducted, but as the weeks passed the Lord provided the increase and more and more believers attended services. Peter’s heart was filled with joy as he saw his new brothers and sisters begin to take ownership of their faith and outreaches.

Peter relay’s his experience firsthand:

“In our area, we have a group of people who are from different tribes,” Peter said. “We saw God helping us preach and many souls were won to Christ.”

In reference to new believers, Peter says, “We Saw their commitment, their spirit of feeling ownership, being part of the community of members. Even if we went late, we could find them beginning the program by themselves.”

To believers in the U.S., Peter says, “We really thank God for the support you are giving as a team. We see that this is responding to God’s call. Let God Bless you”

From the Front Lines: “We would meet secretly in his home for a time… he accepted.”

This past June was the ninth month of the Muslim calendar year, Ramadan. In Pemba, an island off the east coast of Africa, 99% of its 400,000 inhabitants that follow Islam underwent a strict fast. They could not consume anything except water from sunrise to sunset.

Rashid, 25, was among those fasting in pursuit of enlightenment… and the Lord had him in mind. Read more

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