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.
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
We are back in Rwanda and ready to jump into the ministry here once more. The journey back began with an overnight in Toronto. This allowed us the opportunity to see some former colleagues. First we had supper with Johnny & Paige Byrne-Mamahit, with whom we worked for several years in Indonesia. Then we
May 2017 marks fifteen years since we began working for Canadian Baptist Ministries. It was “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” – May 2002 in Mississauga, ON – that the Board of CBM appointed us as a young family to head to Indonesia. Together with Jeff and Deann Carter in
Breaking news: On May 13th, I finally became Dr.Darell Bustin! It has been a 7-year journey that spanned 3 continents. It started in Asia in 2010, continued in North America and finally finished in Africa. Trying to get the thesis written has not been easy. At the same exact time when I
As Caleb prepares to graduate from high school and move back to Canada, we thought it might be interesting to chat with him to gain some insights on what it has been like for him to be a Third Culture Kid (TCK) for the last 15 years of his life. Here is the interview!
January was a very busy month for Laura Lee as she and Jan Mills hosted 3 STMs (Short Term Mission teams) in a single moth. They each were quite different from one another. One STM was a group of farmers and journalists connected with the Food Security projects that they support through
Serving in Rwanda The Bustins joined CBM in 2002 to teach at the Kalimantan Theological Seminary in Pontianak, Indonesia, where they helped to train and mentor future leaders for the local church. They moved to Rwanda in August 2012 to work with CBM’s church partner, the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda. Darrell’s primary focus