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Chewa Proverb Collection

Cikuni cimodzi sicipsetsa mphika.
One long piece of wood does not make the pot boil.
(It refers to the need of others, many pieces are needed to make the fire burn.)
Proverb No 116 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Nokolume taba bushilya bwamumana.
Your maternal uncle is never on the other side of the river. (Protection must be at hand to be effective.)
Ekutiila icikwanka bacimona ku mumpalanya. Uuli ukutali nangu akuluminishe ukuiposa mufikali pambi nga cakaba teti amonekepo. (from Stephen Mpashi)
Proverb No 1036 collected by Frank Carey
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by Patrick Mumbi

Study edition of Unseen Worlds

Unseen Worlds is now available in a new study edition, a much abbreviated version of the original book, published for pastors and helpers to find a quick entry into the new pastoral approach of dealing with spirits, witchcraft and Satanism. It consists of the methodology and the case studies of the original work.

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Our Aim: Empowering Christians in Zambia to face the challenges of contemporary and traditional cultures with openness and to encounter people of different Christian denominations, contemporary religious movements and religions.

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