I was born in a tiny village about 5 miles outside Bamenda in the highlands of Cameroon in West Africa. Baptized as a baby and confirmed at the age of ten, I was a young Presbyterian with a curious mind growing up in the hunting and farming community of Banjah. When animals died in a trap or people got sick and died, I often wondered where living things came from and where they were going. Through Sunday school and other religious classes, some of my questions about life were addressed. As I was introduced to the certainty of an afterlife, I began to wonder about my own eternal destiny at a very young age. Somehow I knew that there was more to life and Christianity than I was experiencing. Despite my regular church attendance, I knew I was a sinner and was not sure I was qualified to go to heaven.
In 1968, I enrolled in secondary school in Saker Baptist College in Victoria. There I met missionaries from the U.S.A. and Canada who taught religion as part of the school curriculum. Morning devotions and films on Billy Graham crusades gently but surely began to catch my attention. I was in my third year when I finally came to understand, during one of our spiritual emphasis sessions, the importance of confessing one’s sins to God and asking for forgiveness. I was one of the many girls who wept as we wrote our sins on pieces of papers and tossed them in the great bonfire that marked the end of the holy week. I was certain God had touched my heart. However, without specific follow up, I staggered down the years amidst the typical turbulence of adolescence, with only sporadic memories of that night to give me a sense of restraint when my faith wavered.
As a first year student in the university in 1975, I decided to use distance from home to stop going to church altogether. However, faithful friends kept inviting me to a Christian student gathering which I finally decided to attend. On the 4th of February 1976, I sat listening to one of the Science lecturers as he told a group of students about his Christian life. Somewhat intrigued by how he personalized His experience of Christ, I decided to talk to him after the meeting. He explained to me that being a Christian was much more than being baptized, confirmed, or partaking in Holy Communion. The word itself, without the letter “a” means “Christ in”. Thus, he helped me understand how to invite the Lord Jesus Christ into my heart after sincerely confessing my sins.
This marked the beginning of an exciting era of personal faith and Bible based Christian living. My faith has grown over the years, through challenging times as a medical student in my home country as well as graduate schools in the Universities of London and Liverpool in England. With my professional skills and daily Christian walk, I was powered to go through 27 years of fulfilling service at progressive levels of responsibility. I have been married to my husband, Moses, for over 29 years. We are blessed with four grown children, an adopted teenage daughter and a granddaughter.
In 2006, I was living and working for a Christian organization in Rwanda when I enrolled in a course designed to take me through the bible in 90 days. I read the bible three times that year, a pursuit that greatly increased my understanding of the Word. Following the visit of my beloved spiritual mentor who has since gone to be with the Lord, I began to perceive in my heart specific messages I know were coming from the Lord. I wrote them down and spent time establishing their biblical validity. After over three years of timidly sharing them with individuals from time to time, I believe it is time to globalize this message of expedient intercessory prayer. Spiritual Watchers Over the Nations provides a much needed tactical design for effective spiritual warfare. It is written to provoke every intercessor and every Christian for that matter to call upon the Lord to amplify their strategic approach to prayer by sending angels to assist in the end time harvest of the nations.