Welcome friends, old and new, known and unknown! It has been my desire to share with you how the Lord is working in my life as I serve the Lord on the mission field of Kabwe, Zambia. There is an old black and white movie called The African Queen. It is about a boat that travels down river. This blog is not about a boat. It is however, about my travels on the mission field of Kabwe, Zambia. By the way, did you know that my name means queen. For many years I have been burdened for souls in Africa. That is why some of my friends call me African Queen.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Zulu Music

Karen & Don Kilmer
Don and Karen Kilmer are the missionaries I will be serving with in South Africa.
Karen and I were catching up with each other the other week on Skype. 
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 She was telling me that Don was preparing for his Sunday sermon.
I asked her what she was working on.
Karen said that the passage that Don was preparing to preach on
 involved some verses about music.
Busi Mhlongo, known as the Queen of modern Zulu music
It is hard to provide the Zulus with godly music.
There is so much wordly music available to them.
Even the "Christian" Zulu music sounds like the world's music.

However, Karen did find a website with free downloadable Zulu music 
that is pleasing to the Lord.
"Free" is a missionary's  favorite price (I know it is mine).
Karen was making a few CD's to pass on to some of the people.

Keep in mind, that our electricity is not always on,
not everyone in the village has electricity or a way to play a CD, 
but also that a number of the people work in places where they have access to a CD player
 (as an added benefit, others will hear the songs of glory to God played for them to hear). 
Karen & Don talking with a Zulu kid
What a great way to support what her husband is preaching 
and to be a blessing to those who truly want to honor the Lord in thier music!

Below, I have placed the links for you to hear the Zulu & English version of a song.
They are sung by a South African group.
(Just click on the link to listen.)

 Colossians 3:16
 "Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly 
in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord."