“When I came to Christ, life became easier because I'm able to depend on God, I'm able to rely on God. I have faith in God, so it's like, I'm not troubled, I'm not stressed, yeah, no longer worry."

Isaac Msukumwa

Program Advanced Diploma ('18)
Age 36
Ministering in Lilongwe
Family Wife and two children (expecting a third)

Isaac currently works as a police officer and serves as a church administrator. He hopes to learn more about the Lord and use what he will learn to both strengthen his church and evangelize to his fellow police officers at work.

$100 a month provides a pastor a scholarship to study at CAPA.

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Interview with Isaac Msukumwa

2017

Q1

How did you come to know the Lord?

Q2

Why did you decide to come to CAPA?

Q3

What are you looking forward to learning this next year?

Q4

How do you want to help your church grow?

Q5

Are you working right now? How is it working and being a church administrator at the same time?

Q6

What are some ways you've seen God's providence in your life?

Q7

Do you have any prayer requests?

Q1

How did you come to know the Lord?

My friend introduced, eh? To know the Lord? It was when I was working. I'm a police officer by profession, and then when working I used to do a lot of things, drinking, until one day my friend led me to receive Christ as my Lord and Savior. And it's also the same friend who introduced me to CAPA.

Q2

Why did you decide to come to CAPA?

I decided to come to CAPA to increase my knowledge, to know the Lord more, yes. Yeah, and also I have passion to save the lost, yes.

Q3

What are you looking forward to learning this next year?

In this next year? I'm looking forward to learn more about God, as I think I will be pursing my bachelor’s. I'm just hoping I will qualify for bachelor’s, yes. I just want to learn how to preach, and how to correctly divide and share the Word of God to the people. That's the most specific thing I want to learn.

Q4

How do you want to help your church grow?

At the church I am the church administrator, so I think with the knowledge that I get here, to be helpful, to make the church grow, yeah. I would help the church to grow. After my studies I would be able to go out and preach the gospel to evangelize, yeah.

Q5

Are you working right now? How is it working and being a church administrator at the same time?

Yeah, I'm a—yes, I'm working right now. I'm a police officer. I'm still a police officer, yes. Yeah, working and being a church administrator at the same time is… The police department, we a have a department which we call “spirituals.” We also help our fellow police officers to know Christ, so it will be very much important for me.

Q6

What are some ways you've seen God's providence in your life?

It's like, when I came to Christ, life became easier because I'm able to depend on God, I'm able to rely on God. I have faith in God, so it's like, I'm not troubled, I'm not stressed, yeah, no longer worry… yes.

Q7

Do you have any prayer requests?

Yes, so that I can do well here. At least manage the family well, yes. That's my prayer requests.