7 Great Things That Have Happened (So Far) in 2018

Our sincere desire is to extend the heart of God to those who have never heard His name. And as we faithfully keep our focus on God’s concern, He has been faithful and continues to fulfill His promises to meet our concerns. Here are just a few of the great things God has done this year: Founders, Ray and Linda … Read More

God Is At Work In South Sudan

God is at work in South Sudan

SOUTH SUDAN is war-torn, dangerous and struggling country that desperately needs our prayers for peace. Each month we receive reports from our South Sudan Area Leader and our missionary church planters about the hardships they endure, and it breaks our hearts. However, in the midst of the turmoil, God is at work, and the people of South Sudan see His … Read More

New Believers Desperate for Bibles

In North America Bibles lay abandoned on shelves, but in the areas Petros Network launches church planters, new believers are desperate to receive just one Bible. Petros Network also gives our Church planters a Study Bible in their own language for personal growth and teaching preparation. For many church planters this Bible is quite a luxury and a real treasure. … Read More

From Witch Doctor to Church Planter

When Juma was 7 years evil spirits identified him as a “Mukongozi” (diviner). He wore foreign clothes like goat skin. The spirits made it so he could not eat cooked things.  Eating cooked food could make this small boy very sick, so he was eating on blood from goats, lambs and chicken, and local herbs. Juma came to stay at … Read More

His Beloved Tattered Bible

“John is one of my dear leaders and a Pastor in our daughter church in Kaiti Kachonga, Eastern Uganda. The Bible is a Luganda version. It’s expensive to buy a Luganda Bible. For many years John was in the Anglican Church, and this Bible was his late fathers. When John started into ministry he went and requested his very old … Read More

Meet Brehane

“I was sick and had not eaten in many days and I was trying to nurse my child, but my body could not produce any milk. I could see death in the eyes of my little girl as she lay limply in my arms. I was abandoned by my husband and I did not have any means for food for … Read More

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

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