Tragedy, trauma, transformation
Refugees in northern Uganda are seeing how following Jesus makes peace possible
Partnership makes peace possible
Where years of war make it tempting to give up on peace, our local partner Sam Malish explains why he keeps going.
Ethiopia: equipping refugee leaders
Mission partners Chris and Suzy Wilson are helping train church leaders in refugee camps. They write, “…we’re aiming to provide preaching and leadership training to about 60 different church leaders this year, as well as providing basic discipleship training for another group of about 10 to 20 women.” Please pray for the logistics, as it’s […]
DR Congo: peace
Martin Gordon shares that the only thing people in the east of the country want for Christmas is peace. Please pray for those who are behind the conflict – that God would turn their hearts from war to peace. Pray for the work of the churches to promote peace, through trauma healing and mediation. Pray […]
Uganda: healing following accident
Local partner Sam Malish was recently hit by a motorbike. We praise God that he only sustained minor injuries and pray for his full healing.
DR Congo: peace
Martin Gordon shares that the only thing people in the east of the country want for Christmas is peace. Please pray for those who are behind the conflict – that God would turn their hearts from war to peace. Pray for the work of the churches to promote peace, through trauma healing and mediation. Pray for the […]
Ethiopia: training for pastors in refugee camps
Chris and Suzy Wilson, mission partners in Addis Ababa, write that Chris recently had a great trip to one of the refugee camps to train local pastors in preaching. Praise God that the training sessions went well and that the students gave positive feedback about the course as a whole. As Chris looks into making […]
Local partner Rachel Karanja asks for prayer for personal initiative training taking place in Kabuku from 11 to 13 December. Pray for participants to come to the training with open minds, ready to engage with the material, and come away built up and ready to put their training into practice.
South Sudan: ongoing conflict
Local partners Paul and Regina Lueth ask for prayer for the families of people who have been killed and injured as a result of the conflict, and those in Twic County of Warrap State whose houses have been burned. The dead include soldiers deployed in that area to maintain security between the Ngok and Twic communities […]
DR Congo: escalating conflict before the election
Mission partner Martin Gordon, Bishop of Goma in eastern DR Congo, writes: “In the last few weeks on the military frontline 20 km north of Goma we have seen one of [the Anglican church’s] school teachers killed, one of our schools destroyed by bombs and two schoolchildren kidnapped. Schools have not started the academic year […]
Uganda: theological training
Caroline and Dick Seed, mission partners working in theological education, say thank you for praying over the last few weeks while they were in Uganda delivering training. They shared, “The Lord went before us and our time was successful in many ways.” Give thanks for the training to two different groups. Pray that the lecturers […]