This is our head ag guy, Benoit’s, son Maki, being baptized on Christmas Eve morning. What a celebration that was! Everyone cheered and Maki was whisked away on people’s shoulders to put his dry clothes on. Maki has Down’s syndrome and is the sweetest young man you could ever hope to meet. His dad says he’s got a stubborn streak, but what 18 year old doesn’t? There were 17 others being baptized that morning (sorry there were no Fulani in the group), so that was a joyful time!

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As Covenant missionaries, we are working with all the tribal groups of the Central African Republic (CAR) but are trying to give special attention to the Fulani, a Musxlim, cattle herding, and semi-nomadic people group. We live on an experimental/training farm, near a mission station which has a hospital plus bible and nursing schools. We are establishing relationships with the local people groups through compassion ministries; Roy through agriculture and Aleta through public health and visitation, in order, ultimately, to share the good news of Jesus the Messiah with them. CAR is one of the least developed countries in the world and is currently in continual crisis (since the coup in March 2013), so reaching out in compassion is key to reaching their hearts. Due to the ongoing conflict and resultant ethnic cleansing in CAR, we are crossing the border to interact with our Fulani contacts.
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  1. Jenny Folsom says:

    Sweet! What a wonderful celebration! Beautiful picture, I thank the Lord for all He is doing in CAR!

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