Anabaptists respond to violence and displacement in DR Congo

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A collaborative Anabaptist response will soon reach some of the 1.4 million people displaced by armed conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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Angolan Mennonites welcome refugees

Thursday, July 20, 2017

“The situation is very serious,” says Francisca Ibanda, Mennonite World Conference regional representative for Central/West Africa. The UN expects more than 50,000 people from DR Congo to become…

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Ontario church to pilot MCC-inspired Peace Clubs

Friday, July 7, 2017

MCC is working with a multi-site Ontario church to build a curriculum for educating community members on themes around conflict, violence and reconciliation. The Meeting House church is…

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Lumeya appointed to DR Congo government position

Friday, June 9, 2017

Pray for first MB to serve at this level, says brother Maleghi Lumeya has recently been appointed Ministre des affaires foncières (minister of land [property[) of the Democratic…

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Michael J. Sharp’s journey toward peace in DR Congo

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Four months after Michael J. Sharp moved to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2012, he joined a small delegation that for six hours climbed a mountain in South Kivu Province to meet a leader of a major armed group.

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God’s work in a refugee camp

Saturday, April 22, 2017

I have no nationality. I am just of Jesus Christ. My name is Safari and I have been a refugee for more than 20 years…because God wanted me…

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Congolese brothers in Christ build on a dream

Friday, February 10, 2017

Elders who grew up together are capping their lives of service with a building project to carry on their work in health, peace, education I learned to know Pakisa Tshimika…

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Curriculum “christening” in Congo

Monday, April 25, 2016

In March 2016, the MB church in DR Congo released a K–12 curriculum on Christian ethics from an Anabaptist perspective, launched with dedication events in Kinshasa and Kikwit….

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Fighters, refugees seek peace at home in Rwanda

Saturday, November 28, 2015

NORTH KIVU, DR Congo Mwasa Niyon Senga felt trapped as a first sergeant in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), an armed group that terrorizes…

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Women of valour in DR Congo

Friday, May 1, 2015

How do they do that? Several women were holding an aluminum pot they had made for sale in the local markets. I thought such things were only available from retail stores, bought from factories. Apparently not.

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Congolese forced to flee again

Friday, December 14, 2012

As rebel army took control of city, Congolese again forced to flee Many of the people displaced when rebel group M23 recently took control of Goma in the…

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Prayer for family caught in Congo conflict

Friday, December 14, 2012

Surrey resident prays for family caught in conflict in DR Congo Abbotsford, B.C. Leon Mvukiyehe is a man of prayer. It’s the only tool he has as he…

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Beloved Congolese leader joins Jesus

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Pastor Jean Baptiste Ndjao Mangamba Aug 5, 1956- Oct.8, 2012 Adapted from a tribute presented at a memorial service in Gretna, Man., Oct. 20, 2012, by Lloyd Letkeman,…

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Unworthy But Chosen of God – The Story of Nettie Berg

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Unworthy But Chosen of God – The Story of Nettie Berg   Elfrieda Dick, editor and compiler A compilation of verbal snapshots of a life committed to God, Unworthy…

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Congolese Mennonites celebrate 100 years of God’s faithfulness and partnership

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Fifty-some young musicians walked nearly 100 miles carrying their drums, luggage and a few babies to attend the centennial celebration of Communauté Mennonite au Congo (CMCO), July 16–22.

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