God Answers Prayers for the Koma | Wycliffe Bible Translators

God Answers Prayers for the Koma

  • May 1, 2022

Years ago in Ghana, West Africa, one of the prominent Koma men of his time had a dream. In it, God told him to pay attention to the strangers who would be coming to tell his people all about God. But this was not just any dream — it really happened! Missionaries did come to the Koma, but they still needed God’s Word in their own language.

Wycliffe missionary Mike Cahill met and married his wife, Ginia, in the early 1980s. Together they wondered what people group in Ghana they should work with doing linguistics, literacy and Bible translation. After learning of the amazing way that God had spoken to the Koma people through a dream and how he was already at work and moving among them, Mike and Ginia believed God was directing them to the Koma.

A year later, Mike and Ginia contacted Wycliffe and asked if anyone was praying for the Koma. The answer was "yes": Two women were praying. The Cahills contacted the women and learned that they had started praying for the Koma the same month that Mike and Ginia decided to work with them!

Praise God for the ways that he works among his people through prayer: "And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for" (1 John 5:14-15, NLT).

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