Field Staff in Africa

Aaron and Erica Kenny serve as CBM’s Africa Team Leaders and are based in Kenya. In a recent update, the Kennys shared the following prayer requests:  * We continue to pray for peace in South Sudan. The recently announced plan of President Salva Kiir to extend his term by another three years has been branded

When Canada Meets Rwanda

In February, a team of eight people arrived in Kigali from Grande Prairie, Alberta.  They were to be in Rwanda for 19 days, but this was not a holiday.  They were a Short Term Ministry team (STM) whose members had travelled a long way from home in order to Serve and Learn.  They are from

Women’s Literacy

Although the literacy rate among young women in Rwanda has improved over the last decade, about 50% of women living in the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda (AEBR) communities are illiterate. Many are in this situation because of the events surrounding the 1994 genocide that further eroded the ability of families to send their

Church Closures in Rwanda

National Field Staff André Sibomana reports that the government of Rwanda has been cracking down on churches in an effort to curb fraud and corruption. Unfortunately, these efforts have also mistakenly included legitimate churches, including some from our partner, the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda (AEBR). Some AEBR congregations are now entering Holy