Southern Africa


Brief Description of Team History

Serving primarily in South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, OC Africa equips through training, networks by building bridges of communication between church leaders and denominations, and encourages through personal leadership development.


Region: Southern Africa
Team locations: South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Region website: South Africa Regional Team (SART)
Year the team’s region opened: 1984

Why Ministry Workers are Needed

Principle Religions: Christian, Ethnoreligionist
Percent Evangelical: 21.2%

Primary Ministries in Southern Africa

+ Church Planting
+ Partnering and Bridge Building
+ Leadership Development
+ Holistic Ministry
+ Sports Ministries


+ Africa Ministry
+ OC Africa team ministry web page

Personnel Needs

One Challenge is an international mission sending agency empowering local church ministry in more than 100 countries around the world. When invited by local leaders, OC sends workers in a variety of key roles:
+ Church Planting & Growth
+ Leadership Development
+ Partnering & Bridge Building
+ Sports Ministries
+ Missions Mobilization
+ Research
+ Business for Transformation
+ Holistic Ministry
+ Education
+ Member Care

Prayer Requests

See Prayer Page

Video and Photos

SA: Basketball in Botswana

SA: Basketball in Zimbabwe

SA: Basketball in Uganda

SA: Basketball in Nigeria

Working with church leaders in Africa

Walking Alongside Leaders in South Africa
video story

Africa: What Lies Ahead (MANI)
video story

Church Planters in Madagascar
video story


Ministry Fields

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