There are few stories as horrific as what we have heard coming out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the past few years, detailing the use of rape as a tool of war to victimize and dis-empower women, families, and villages. CBM’s church partner in this country has been hard at work to extend support and healing to those who have been traumatized — you can hear one of their stories here.
Two weeks ago a number of women from Canada went on a special trip to meet their Congolese sisters to extend friendship and solidarity and to stand with them as they bear witness to God’s healing in their lives. I asked Anne Drost, who led the team, to report briefly on what transpired. Here’s what Anne said: Continue reading