19th August 2014

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19th August 2014 

1st Kings 18:36-37

…. Oh Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known today that you are God in Israel and that I am your servant and have done all these things at your command.

Answer me oh Lord, answer me, so that these people will know that you oh Lord are God….

 

South Sudan 

CMS-Africa Mission to Juba

The training Mission that started last week comes to a close this week on Thursday August 20th in Juba, South Sudan. Rev. Dennis Tongoi has been equipping the Trainer of Trainers in the Samaritan Strategy approaches and we believe God for the spreading of the message of wholistic transformation across South Sudan.

Pray for the organizers of the ToT training- Fellowship of Christian Unions in South Sudan (FOCUS-South Sudan) and various Anglican dioceses in South Sudan, the trainers as well as the trainees to take forward the Kingdom of God  principles in this formative years of this Nation.

 Pray for Peace in South Sudan

Pray also for the peace of God that surpasses all human understanding to reign in South Sudan which is currently going through violent conflict that begun in December 2013. Pray that the current peace-mediation taking place in Addis Ababa between the two factions in South Sudan would bear fruit. Bishop Enoch Tombe  a Samaritan Strategy  champion is leading the church delegation to the peace talks. Pray that God would use both his words and testimony to course people to acknowledge God’s Kingdom view of people, resources and governance leading to true peace in this youngest African Nation.

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12th August 2014

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12th August 2014 

1st Kings 10:28-30

Yet give attention to your servant’s prayer and his plea for mercy, Lord my God. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence this day…Hear the supplication of your servant and of your people when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive.

South Sudan 

 Paramount Chief Killed in Pacong

Bishop Joseph Maker of Pacong Diocese in South Sudan reports that their Cueicok Payam Paramount Chief, Aparer Chut Dhuol who is also a brother to the governor of Lakes State was shot dead early last week by unknown persons.  This has the potential to ignite retaliatory attacks in that region. Please pray that the peace of God shall keep that family, the whole community of the diocese of Pacong, Lakes State and the nation of South Sudan in these trying moments.

CMS-Africa Mission to Juba

From 16th to 20th of August, a team of trainers from CMS-Africa will conduct workshops in Juba. Rev. Dennis Tongoi, Rev. Pauline Walker, Robert Chiewolo and John Ndeta will facilitate a Samaritan Strategy Vision-Casting session, as well as Business as Mission and Financial Freedom for Families teachings.  John will document stories of transformation that emerge in South Sudan. 

Pray for the workshop organisers- Fellowship of Christian Unions in South Sudan (FOCUS-South Sudan) and various Anglican dioceses in South Sudan, the trainers as well as the participants.   Pray also for the peace of God that surpasses all human understanding to reign in that land that is currently going through violent conflict that begun in December 2013.  Pray that the current peace-mediation efforts would bear fruit. 

 

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August 5th 2014

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5th August 2014 

MATTHEW 28:19-20 (The Great Commission)

 

 

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age”

 

South Sudan 

 

From 16th to 20th August, a team of trainers from CMS-Africa will conduct workshops in Juba. Rev. Dennis Tongoi, Rev. Pauline Walker, Henry Mwaniki, John Ndeta among others from CMS-Africa will facilitate Samaritan Strategy vision-casting, as well as Business as Mission and Financial Freedom for Families teachings as well as document the proceedings.

Pray for the workshop organisers- Fellowship of Christian Unions in South Sudan (FOCUS-South Sudan) and various Anglican dioceses in South Sudan, the trainers as well as the participants.   Pray also for the peace of God that surpasses all human understanding to reign in that land that is currently going through violent conflict that begun in December 2013.   Pray that the current peace-mediation efforts would bear fruit. 

 

Liberia 

 

Liberia and a few other West African countries are still battling the outbreak of Ebola- a deadly, contagious disease nearly four weeks after it was first reported. To date, nearly 900 people have fallen victim to this scourge.  Pray that the Lord God who heals all our diseases in line with Psalms 103:3 will send help from above even as the governments of the affected countries and all other agencies like the UN who are involved  work to combat this outbreak. 

 

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29th July 2014

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29th July 2014 

2 CHRONICLES 29:11

 

 

My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him and serve him, to minister before him and to burn incense."

 

Democratic Republic of Congo

 

VC in Bunia scheduled for 28th July to 2nd August 2014

This week will see CMS-Africa conduct a VISION Conference in Bunia, DRC. Plans for this conference have been under way for a few years.  It will bring together for training, representatives from the Mahagi youth training centre as well as church and community leaders.  Jeff Sikabwe, the CMS-Africa Representative will conduct the training together with a member of the national team. 

 

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July 22nd, 2014

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22nd July 2014 

2 CHRONICLES 20:15-17

 

This is what the Lord says to you: ‘Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s. 16 Tomorrow march down against them. They will be climbing up by the Pass of Ziz, and you will find them at the end of the gorge in the Desert of Jeruel. 17 You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you.’”

 

Democratic Republic of Congo

Youth trainings in Bukavu Diocese- DRC

CMS-Africa successfully organised a Youth training in Bukavu Diocese in DRC from 14th July to 19th July 2014. James Kweyu and Stephen Mosheni who facilitated the training are thankful to God for journey mercies and protection while in DRC.

Over 70 young people were introduced to CMS-Africa concept of 3D’s- Discover Develop and Deploy which is a transformation series designed to help the youth to become productive in today’s generation.

Plans are underway for the ToT’s training at the Bukavu Diocese. The Bishop of the Diocese Bishop Sylvester Bahati was very impressed with the 3D trainings and is keen to have it entrenched the entire diocese

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