There is so much happening here in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso and so many interesting things to tell. This region is fascinating for its unique challenges on the one hand, and the remarkable miracles on the other. We are really working here. It’s not a smooth ride. But we are seeing breakthrough after breakthrough.
I had sent out an email to my intercessors today asking for special prayer for breakthrough here in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. We are in a difficult region here where most of the population is Muslim, Animist and other tribal religions. Last night was a challenge, but tonight we felt something shift.
Bobo-Dioulasso is the second largest city in the country, after Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital. The name means "home of the Bobo-Dioula; while it was likely coined by French colonists to reflect the languages of the two major groups in the population, it does not capture the complex identity and ethnicity of the location.
The final meeting here in Sunyani, Ghana was attended by 220,000 people tonight. That is quite remarkable considering that the population is less than 250,000. Indeed, it seemed like the entire region was present on the field tonight. Watch this incredible, 52 second time lapse video captured (in 4K) on the final day!
No matter how many times we do this, it never gets old. This morning, and again tonight, we prayed as we do in every crusade, for the people to receive the baptism into the Holy Spirit. Twice today, we saw how ready and willing the Father is to pour out His promise on every hungry heart.
We are off to a great start here in Sunyani, Ghana. When we arrived yesterday afternoon we could already feel the electricity in the air. Everywhere we went, we were welcomed by enthusiastic crowds, the media, the local authorities and even the traditional king.