Teachers play such a significant role in the lives of our children. They mould, guide and support young ones, providing the knowledge and skills needed towards a great future. On October 5, 2019, World Teachers’ Day, please say a prayer of blessing over teachers all over the world. Pray for provision, protection, strength,
Rwandans have been through a terrible, traumatic ordeal through the horrific genocide of the Tutsi community in 1994. Division, conflict and violence between the Tutsi and Hutu communities plagued the country and people fled for their lives towards safety. As Tutsis who were fighting back began to cover more ground, revenge
International Literacy Day, observed on September 8, is a time to celebrate improvements in world literacy rates and at the same time, review challenges that limit progress. According to the United Nations, “at least 750 million youth and adults still cannot read and write and 250 million children are failing to acquire basic
Carla Nelson is CBM’s Senior Associate – Africa Liaison & Educational Specialist. She supports CBM’s initiatives, strengthening existing and exploring new educational programs with partners internationally. Please pray for Carla and Field Staff Gato Munyamasoko as they work on curriculum resources for peace and reconciliation workshops. Pray as Gato pilots the workshops with church and school groups in Rwanda. Pray for
On August 13, 2019, we celebrate International Youth Day. According to the United Nations, there are 1.8 billion youths between the ages of 10 and 24 globally. Statistics show that 1 in 10 children live in conflict zones and 24 million are not in school. Pray for the next generation –
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.
Every year on June 12, governments, employers, workers organizations, individuals and civil society come together to bring awareness on child labour and how the global community can help protect against all its forms. Today, approximately 152 million children are still subjected to child labour. Pray that this will cease and for