Ministry Activities

LXP Lesotho takes a three-fold approach to ministry.

1. Discipling Youth

  • Saturday Youth Program: We meet weekly with children and youth from the community gather to play games, do activities that develop character and godly values, and facilitate bible studies which impart biblical truths and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Camps: Bi-annually we take the youth from the Saturday Program to camp. Each camp has a unique theme that allows us to look deeply into the biblical truths and life applications we explore on Saturdays.
  • Develop local leaders: We recruit youth and young adults for the LXP program in South Africa. We develop local volunteers as they serve with us in ministry to equip them for the plans God has for them.
  • Skill development: We encourage sports, music, drama, dance and arts in order to help youth realize their God-given potential and use it for His glory. We meet weekly with students to help with homework and tutor them in different subjects. A group of boys meet weekly for bile study and computer skills training. Our desire is to encourage our young people to succeed in school so they can excel in all areas of their lives.
  • Abstinence Clubs: We meet with groups of students at local high schools who have made a commitment to abstinence until marriage and a lifestyle of purity and following Jesus.

2. Serving the Community

  • Door to door ministry and discipleship: We make house visits to introduce Jesus to the community members and pray for their needs. We continue to regularly visit those who give their lives to Jesus to encourage them, study the Bible with them, and encourage them as they follow Jesus and share their faith with others. We also seek practical ways to help them at home, especially orphans, widows, the very poor and those living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Community Events: Each December we invite the community to enjoy an end-of-the-year party put on by the youth from our Saturday program where we share and celebrate all God has done that year. We also host a variety of events, like talent shows, where our kids get to share their passions and talents as an opportunity to connect with and impact others from the community. To promote community development we invite guests to share their skills and knowledge.

3. Reaching Out

  • Local Outreaches: We regularly take our youth on local outreaches to neighboring villages to reach others with the Gospel and to develop their skills and experiences in evangelism and ministering through prayer. One of our favorite places to go is a local school for disabled children, Thuso e tla Tsoa Kae, where we play with the students, help them learn life skills, and share the love of Jesus.
  • Mountain Village Outreaches: December 2013 we took our first group of youth leaders to Ha Makopela village in the mountains of Lesotho. We will return annually for follow-up and continued evangelism, simple church planting, discipleship of the believers and youth ministry in Ha Makopela and other communities.
  • Beat the Drum: Beat the Drum is an initiative to promote abstinence and share the truth about HIV among secondary and high school students in southern Africa. Using a curriculum based on the Hollywood film of the same name, volunteers facilitate classroom discussions that lead to transformation in the lives of the students as the realign their values to God’s.
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One Response to “Ministry Activities”
  1. Michele Buonodono says:

    You all are doing a powerful work for our Lord. I pray for you often! I very much enjoy reading your updates. Thanks for keeping us all informed

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