Love Transforms: A story of forgiveness…

“I was struck with a machete on my left arm and in the face as I preached… After I was cut, they came and asked for forgiveness. Because I forgave them, they now follow Christ. They are active in our church. They pray and study with us. “When I first met my wife, she was mad (insane). I prayed for … Read More

The Settlers

Recently I was looking at a group I follow on Instagram. It’s an organization that puts together short term missions trips for which people can get involved. They put up a map showing all of the planned trips for the year. There were a lot of them, and they were certainly going to be very busy. But one thing stood … Read More

Educating Out of Poverty – Uganda

In spite of the hardships our Ugandan friends face, missionary church planters are planting churches and leading and loving in the name of Jesus. Redemptive Lift follows a church plant and we are excited about the school project God has laid on the heart of our Petros Network – Uganda leader, Pastors Silvest and Evelyn Kasirivu. Pastor(s) Silvest and Evelyn … Read More

TESFA Special Needs: Meet Burtukan

As a Special Education teacher here in the US, I have the opportunity to teach and support children with Down Syndrome.  So, it was a special privilege to meet Burtukan (Burtu for short) and her family at our Petros Network sponsored medical clinic in Fall 2014.  At 4 years old, Burtu had likely never seen a physician or received formal … Read More

Petros Partnering with SportAid

USAid reports “Governments and private organizations have long been using sport as a tool in global development and humanitarian aid because of its ability to transform lives in unique and powerful ways. In fact, there are few areas in development where sport cannot be used as a platform to strengthen communities and improve lives.” Sports, especially team games, are an … Read More