The lower class are the demographic who form the Democratic Republic of Congo’s majority. Missionaries have been sincerely & zealously seeking to personally reach them for decades. Despite successes & breakthroughs in the past, the task is too great for foreign missionaries alone Read More ➤
** Update Oct 5th, 2013 ** We have recently launched our new UJM Live Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/ujmlive) and will be slowly phasing out the Facebook group described below. Please feel free to visit our new Page for up-to-the-minute news on life & ministry in Congo’s urban jungles. If you do drop by, please “Like” our page!
If you have recently joined our “ujm LIVE!” Facebook group, we look forward to your periodic involvement and interaction in the near future.
You may be aware that Facebook groups have notification settings that are independent from your global Facebook settings. This is especially helpful in a situation where you don’t want to be informed of all updates that your friends post on Facebook, but you would like timely updates from the ministry in Congo to come through to you. Read More ➤
The following list was presented during the first Congo Coalition meeting on August 18th. It is given here in “open source” form in the hopes that many of you will add to these ideas! Read More ➤
It is my purpose in this article to breifly describe Animism as seen in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and then to briefly examine a Christian’s response to it. Rather than form an exhaustive study, this article is meant merely to plant the seeds of thought often necessary to break us out of the cultrual boxes we are trapped within. Read More ➤
This time of year we are often caught up in our own Independence Day preparations and celebrations, but it’s good to remember that the 30th of June marks Congo’s own Independence day. Read More ➤
We have a big praise! This afternoon we picked up the new alternator for our Land Cruiser in Africa. All thanks to a friend down in Indy who organized getting it directly from the factory dealer! Read More ➤
Many of you know that we drove our vehicle down to Southern Africa last year, in order to fly out of the International Airport in Johannesburg on our way back to the USA. To make a long story short, upon crossing into Botswana the documents we were told to request were not given. Read More ➤