Day three of the CHARIS leadership meetings at the Chateau St. Albain in France got underway as the sun dawned on the ancient chateau which is hosting the event. A highlight of the morning was a gripping and emotional tribute to Dadje Samuel, the gifted evangelist and apostle from Chad, who went to be with the Lord recently. Frank Puhl, Grace Brethren International Missions’ regional director for Africa, showed video clips and historic photos of Dadje and explained the development, life, and impact of this remarkable man.
Dadje died “on mission” April 25, 2010, and shortly before his death he said, “Each missionary being sent is signing his death sentence. He must have a very close relationship with God because his days are numbered. Those with a half-hearted commitment cannot do the work.”