Threads of a New Life September 28, 2017Every person has a purpose and is valued by God. In many cultures, women are not as highly valued as they should be. Our partners are committed to empowering women to reach their full potential and to be confident in their value to God and in society.
To this end, several of our ministry partners offer ...Read More Smiles and Hope in the DRC August 29, 2016To say that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a difficult place is an understatement. Decades of war, rebellion, and governmental corruption have resulted in extensive poverty and need. According to the United Nations World Food Program, about two thirds of the population live below the international poverty line of $1.25 per day ...Read More A Job For Everyone July 6, 2016Evangelism is not the responsibility of one person. It is for everyone! Many times, people think that the pastor is the only person that should be out evangelizing. But no, each person has the task of going and reaching another, telling him who Christ is and what He did. We provide training and discipleship for ...Read More Union of Baptist Churches Update March 30, 2016The Union of Baptist Churches is an extensive network of over 200 churches with nearly 13,000 members in the Democratic Republic of Congo. During 2015, 15 new churches were planted, and over 1,000 new believers were added to the Kingdom! We are currently training 60 men as pastors and evangelists.
The DR Congo continues to suffer ...Read More Blessing Homeless Children in DR Congo March 30, 2016God is working in an exciting way to meet the needs of a group of homeless children in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. In May, a team from Harvesters International visited our partner, the Union of Baptist Churches (UBC), and was truly moved by the desperate plight of the 85 children being served at the ...Read More UBC education sponsorship October 8, 2015We are excited about a new project to provide education for homeless children in DR Congo. UBC recently established a feeding site for homeless children in Goma. Through your gifts, a building has been constructed to provide them with shelter and a place to sleep. The next step is to provide an education so that they ...Read More Never Too Late September 29, 2015By Athanase Habimana – Union of Baptist Churches
Many in DR Congo, an area that is plagued by war and poverty, have not had the opportunity to attend school or receive any job training. Those that do attend school are often forced to abandon their education due to the inability to pay school fees or because ...Read More Crusades for Christ June 11, 2015Crusades are a vital part of our ministry. They allow us to venture into new areas, take an inventory of the needs there, provide training and assistance for pastors, and develop a plan for planting new churches or establishing ministries to aid villagers.
We held nine crusades in April in the mountains of Congo where pastors ...Read More Hope In The Darkness March 14, 2015The Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda have suffered for years with war and ongoing violence. War has made many men aggressive toward each other and against defenseless women. Girls are taken from their families and forced into marriage, wives are taken from their husbands by evil men, and many others are tortured and ...Read More Pressing On In Times of Battle May 23, 2012As we walked up the side of the slope to what would become our medical clinic, we saw a variety of huts dotting the hillside across the road – this was an IDP (Indigenously Displaced Persons) Camp. There were makeshift huts, children in tattered clothes, and many older people struggling to make their way up ...Read More