Suzy & Fidel Baldwin-Noutehou

A career missionary since 1999, Suzy first served the Otammari people of Benin. Now, she and her husband, Fidel, are serving the people groups of the Pendjari region of Benin.

Suzy Baldwin-Noutehou started working with the Otammari people in Benin, West Africa, in 1999. She learned their culture, then how to present the gospel in the context of their and other area cultures. She used friendship evangelism, medical care and health education. She also worked for many years with Ulrike Baur, another AFM missionary.

During that time, Fidel Noutehou was also learning and doing evangelism in another denomination under the mentorship of his uncle. In 2007, God brought Fidel to Natitingou and into contact with Suzy and other SDA members. Fidel would come and borrow books from Suzy, and that was their only contact for seven years.

In late 2013, God convicted Fidel of the Sabbath truth, and he joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Over the next seven months, God impressed Fidel and then Suzy that they were to be married and become partners in the work. In 2014, Fidel and Suzy wed and moved to the Pendjari region of Benin to start a new AFM project. They live in a small village outside of Tanguieta, on a farm where they have an agriculture ministry. Their work includes planting churches and mentoring local leaders from the various village church groups.

Now, several church groups have been planted in two of the larger people groups and one church group in the main town near Tanguieta.

Frontier Stories

The Move to Nati

Jihadists came to our house in Tanguieta a few months ago to try and steal our cows, but God filled them with fear, and they fled before our guard and one of our dogs.

By: Suzy & Fidel Baldwin-Noutehou
January 01 2023, 8:48 am | Comments 0

Edi

The Bible says that all things work for the good of those who love God.

By: Suzy & Fidel Baldwin-Noutehou
December 01 2022, 4:20 pm | Comments 0

Timely Generosity

Thank you to everyone who made these vehicles possible.

By: Suzy & Fidel Baldwin-Noutehou
October 01 2022, 8:31 am | Comments 0

The Scorpion Bite

Satan is always working to destroy and often uses dreams and other methods to attack brothers and sisters. But God is faithful to deliver when we call on Him for help. He is always the Victor.

By: Suzy & Fidel Baldwin-Noutehou
July 01 2022, 10:18 am | Comments 0

A Tribute to You

Thank you to all that have supported and continue to support the work in Benin and the other projects in the world. Thank you for all the prayers that you pray for our work and that of other projects. God is working mightily in response to your prayers. May you be richly blessed in all you do. 

By: Suzy & Fidel Baldwin-Noutehou
May 01 2022, 10:34 am | Comments 0

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