Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRESENCE

Post a Comment » Written on December 12th, 2013     
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Visit to grieving family in Pagak

Visit to grieving family in Pagak

Reposted from Peter and Cynthia Ekstrand’s blog

Ekstrands in Congo: Glimples, Profound and Mundane, Into Our Life

 

“We are so grateful you came to see us again.” said Tebisa, a woman in Fangak. 



Teaching in Congo

1 Comment » Written on May 4th, 2012     
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Covenant missionary to the Czech Republic, Fred Prudek, was just in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), teaching at the seminary there. Sounds like he had a wonderful trip!


Mbote Mingi

Post a Comment » Written on October 27th, 2011     
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By Karen Hallberg, Director of Mission Mobilization and Connection

Mbote mingi – (from what I remember, that means “big hello” in Lingala).

On October 6, I had the privilege of leading a Vision Trip to Congo with Covenant missionary, Keith



Thanksgiving Harvest

1 Comment » Written on October 7th, 2011     
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By Sharon Davis, Covenant missionary to Cameroon

Sharon Davis (left) with a friend in Cameroon

On September 12, I moved from Yaoundé (in the Central region of Cameroon) to Bamenda (in the Northwest region of Cameroon). I moved from a



Hope in Kenya

Post a Comment » Written on September 20th, 2011     
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By Covenant missionaries Pete and Cindy Ekstrand

Eric

Eric is seven years old and is in first grade. He was constantly moved from one place to another as his family looked for a safe place to live. They have found



Fields of Corn in South Sudan

1 Comment » Written on August 29th, 2011     
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This article was originally posted on Pete and Cindy Ekstrand’s blog.

Corn growing in South Sudan

Thanks to the partnership between the Evangelical Covenant Church of South Sudan (ECCSS) and Community Covenant Church in Scotts Valley, CA, fields of corn



Nutrition and an Experiment

4 comments Written on August 18th, 2011     
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This article was originally posted on Marta Klein’s blog. She is a Covenant missionary serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).

First sprouts of Moringa – only 9 days after planting.

This past week have been some



Covenant Missionary Leads Conference in South Sudan

1 Comment » Written on July 6th, 2011     
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This information is from Covenant Newswire, originally posted on June 16, 2011

JUBA, SUDAN  – James Tang, an Evangelical Covenant Church missionary, has been asked to lead a conference of representatives from main faith and ethnic groups in



Polio Vaccinations in DR Congo

Post a Comment » Written on May 31st, 2011     
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By Peter and Cindy Ekstrand, Covenant missionaries to the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is an entry on their blog.

Animator with microphone and external power supply

On Thursday last week, we traveled to Bogose-Konu where we observed the kick-off



Southern Sudanese, Delivering Aid, Are Killed in Ambush

Post a Comment » Written on July 1st, 2009     
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KHARTOUM, Sudan (Reuters) — About 40 southern Sudanese soldiers and civilians were killed when tribal fighters ambushed boats carrying food aid, the latest in a string of ethnic attacks threatening a fragile peace deal, officials said Sunday.

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