Prisoner for a year…

We just returned from a thought provoking missions event at First Covenant in Grand Rapids. Gracia Burnham shared her story with us and we were humbled. She is a sweet testimony to what the Lord can do; she is seeking out and praying for her captors in order to share the Word with them in their own mother tongue. She is hoping that these ones who for a year held her and her husband as prisoners might read about what God has done for them. Her husband, a mission pilot, did not make it out alive, yet she, through God’s grace, does not wish any evil on her captors. They are lost, just like we once were. What a powerful testimony she has to share, and what a blessing to all who hear!

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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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