The Bustins work with CBM’s church partner, the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda (AEBR). Darrell’s primary focus is in pastoral training and church leadership development. He works both with pastors, as well as those studying to be pastors and church leaders. Laura Lee oversees the administrative details for the short-term mission (SENT) teams that come to Rwanda.
Carla Nelson, PhD, is CBM’s Senior Associate – Africa Liaison & Educational Specialist. She supports CBM’s initiatives, strengthening existing and exploring new educational programs with partners internationally. Pray for students at Bible College in Kigali, Rwanda as they learn about peace-building and reconciliation from Field Staff Gato Munyamasoko. Pray that Gato and the students be encouraged as they carry
André serves with CBM in Rwanda as Africa Deputy Team Leader. He works alongside CBM’s African church partners to determine and accomplish shared objectives, as well as take over for the Kennys as they move forward from CBM and into the next season in their lives. This includes helping to coach and empower our Global Field Staff.
Cyclone Idai is continuing to cause devastation across southern Africa, with Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi badly affected. Most roads are cut off and the rain is continuing to fall. Further flooding is expected as dams upstream are reaching their capacity. The situation in Mozambique is predicted to get worse as the days progress.
Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carla Nelson, PhD, to the newly created position of Senior Associate – Africa Liaison & Educational Specialist, effective January 1, 2019. Carla will be based in Canada working with CBM’s International Partnerships team and with Field Staff serving in Africa.