Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

The lagoons and sandbars of the coast rise gently into a deep band of tropical rainforest; the northern plateau is covered in savannah grassland. The people are mainly employed in agriculture, producing coffee, cocoa, bananas and palm oil. Formerly a French colony, it became independent in 1960.

Population: 24 million.
Language: French, local dialects.
Main religions: traditional, Muslim, Christian.

Link man and correspondence team leader Les Shears

CBM activities A visit is planned each year as conditions allow. There is also an annual Bible School in Ghana which most attend.

Ecclesias Abidjan (about 20 members).

French literature

Contact David Smith except where indicated

Books:

  • Selection of French Hymns (Jennifer Pitts) – Music (cassette and CD) (Steve Weston)
  • A Life of Jesus (Steve Weston)
  • The Epistle of James
  • The New Life
  • Jews, Gentiles and God’s Purpose
  • The Prophets of Israel
  • Strengthened by the Spirit 1
  • Strengthened by the Spirit 2

Booklets:

  • After Death . . .?
  • The Bible our Guide
  • Disciples of Christ in the 21st Century
  • Voodoo, Sorcery and Spirit Religions
  • Bible Companion (and Summary of Faith)
  • Jesus Christ is the Good News
  • The Promises to Abraham
  • What is the world coming to?
  • The Sacrifice and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
  • The Only Way of Salvation
  • The Real Devil
  • The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
  • The Kingdom of God in its various aspects
  • Hope for a hopeless world
  • Spotlight on Israel
  • The gifts of the Holy Spirit
  • Why does God allow suffering?
  • Who are the Christadelphians?
  • The Christian and the seventh day
  • The commandments of Jesus Christ (Steve Weston)

Leaflets:

  • My Faith (Steve Weston)
  • What does the future hold in store for you? (Steve Weston)
  • Basic Bible Truths (16 titles)

Correspondence courses:

  • CBM 22-lesson course
  • Acts study course

 Magazine:

Le Héraut du Royaume – The Herald of the Kingdom (4 times a year) (Graham Jackman)