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Rev. Dale and Suzanne Kaster: Serving the Lord in Ghana, West Africa
Guests Rev. Dale and Suzanne Kaster talk about life as career missionaries in Ghana, West Africa. Learn more about the Kasters, including prayer requests and birthdays, at lcms.org/kaster.
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Rev. Dale and Suzanne Kaster serve the Lord as career missionaries through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Ghana, West Africa. In this role, Dale trains men from the country of Ghana to serve as pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana (ELCG). Through the relationships that are formed, Dale and Suzanne seek to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with the people of Ghana. Read more at lcms.org/kaster.
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Rev. Nathan and Sarah Esala: LBT Missionaries in Ghana, West Africa
Rev. Nathan and Sarah Esala spent many years in Ghana, West Africa, as missionaries with Lutheran Bible Translators. Right now they are back in the States, and we took the opportunity to talk with Sarah Esala about what life is like in Ghana as a missionary. Learn more about Nathan and sarah’s work in Ghana on LBT’s website us.lbt.org/project/rev-nathan-sarah-esala. Learn more about the Esalas work as missionaries on their website esalas.org.
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Rev. Nathan and Sarah Esala served the Likɔɔnl (or Komba) Bible project in Ghana, West Africa beginning 2003. Nathan’s role as a translation advisor presented new experiences such as: Developing partnerships with the Komba church and community leader, analyzing/documenting the linguistics of the language, checking translated drafts for quality, assisting in final New Testament revisions for publication, driving a hard bargain, and controlling water run-off.
Currently, Nathan is serving as the Translation Coordinator for LBT. He desires to discover and facilitate excellent practices in Bible translation and missiology for Lutheran Bible Translators in partnership with African colleagues. To help accomplish that goal, Nathan is enrolled as a Ph.D. student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.
He has an incredible wife, Sarah, and five fabulous children Karissa, Annaka, Aili, Isaac, and Eliot.
Read more about how to support the Esalas at us.lbt.org/project/rev-nathan-sarah-esala.
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