Biu and Damaturu, our new teams in Borno, visited their first churches to share the gospel of social righteousness and test for HIV/AIDS during March.
Five volunteer teams - from Jos, Yola, Jalingo, Biu and Damaturu - visited 15 churches during March. They shared the gospel with 1,546 people of whom 674 chose to be tested and know their HIV status. Nobody tested positive.
Most of those who tested – 658 - chose to be open with their status and joined life sharing support groups based in their churches.
Significant numbers made a Christian commitment; 87 were new converts while 337 rededicated their lives to Christ and promised to live according to gospel values.