Mah Malachi, Ivory Coast says for weeks it is very, very hard here with heavy fighting around Danané. Many are now refugees in Liberia and Guinea. When we hear the cannons we lie on the floor, there is no water or electricity. We are deeply touched by your prayers and your encouragment, I intend to stay in Danané. We had 75 people in church to worship our God, people who have the courage to stay in town. Tell us what is happening where you are.
G.K Chesterton said when men stop believing in God they don’t believe in nothing, they believe in anything. (And ‘Ivory Coast’ is one of a thousand things that then happen)
Anthony Shivona, Kenya says I still have my notes from the DCI School of Mission, Nottingham UK in the 1990’s. I did the teaching here for four years using my free notes, the course had a great impact on my spiritual growth and character.
John Maxwell says only after we listen first do we learn and then we are qualified to lead.
Mobio, Abodo-Abidjan, Ivory Coast says I can hear heavy weapons firing, in my village young men and women were butchered or burned, the sights are unbearable, where can we find asylum? Terry Young, UK says the Lord has provided £50,000 in 18 months to build two schools for 300 very needy children in Bithcom, Sierra Leone, I am on my way there to start building. Yoppi and Rini say today we start our wedding organizer business in Tangerang, Indonesia, its a Business4Mission, nice place, promising days ahead. Sabda, Indonesia says click to see the Bible online in Bahasa.
Lisa Kirk said a gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant speaker is one who talks to you about yourself.
THE LEADER’S REFLECTION
Steve Jobs, cofounder of Apple, says: “Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never though they could.”
Miah, Indonesia says the free lessons are very useful, I’m very interested in helping the poor to know about Jesus. Lingjo says I have twice visited Rakhine, Myanmar where people are Buddhists or Animists. Daniel Ngoy Mutamba says I am fighting to open new churches in Katanga, RD Congo.
Tell us what you are doing
Do you need someone to talk to? Click to e-mail Sharon from DCI in England and she will reply in English. Sharon has a Masters in Counselling and Psychology, she is a committed Christian and personally all too familiar with suffering.
Miguel Diez, Remar Spain says in Asuncion, Paraguay we govern a jail of 450 prisoners running every aspect of the prison to Christian standards. Ask me about serving with Remar Missions in 67 nations.
Matthew Henry of Commentary fame said after he was robbed, “Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, because they took my purse but not take my life; third, because although they took my all, it was not much; and fourth, because it was I who was robbed, and not I who robbed.”