LOVING GOD and LOVING PEOPLE THIS IS LOVE IN ACTION The global pandemic has impacted the areas we work among the least reached, and the impact is devastating. Petros Network leaders and health teams are fearlessly serving on the frontlines — sharing the Kingdom Life and offering compassion and care with sanitation training, food, soap, and other tangible support. This … Read More
No one works harder than a mother with a starving child. The Covid-19 virus is affecting women differently than men and that is particularly true of women in the developing world whose primary role is to provide and care for their family. THE SACRIFICE OF LOVE What does love look like for the widowed mothers in rural communities? It means … Read More
“Faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” James 2:17 The year 2020 is more than halfway through, with the remaining months looming with uncertainty. The amount of chaos and fear this year brought was unforeseen by even the best planners as they dreamed about their coming annual calendars for this ‘Vision’ year. What has stood out … Read More
LOVING GOD and LOVING PEOPLE When the disciples asked Jesus, “What is the greatest commandment,” he summed it up in one sentence to love God with your whole heart and love your neighbor as yourself. In that one law, he removed any distinction between spiritual and social ministry. They are two parts of the human heart and essential to the … Read More
Petros Network coined the phrase Redemptive Lift to describe the transformation we were witnessing in East Africa after equipping and sending missionary church planters to share the Gospel in unreached villages. Our original vision was to plant 10,000 churches and see 1 million people accept Jesus as their Savior in Ethiopia. At the core of our vision was the belief the local church was … Read More
The Covid-19 virus doesn’t discriminate. It impacts the rich and the poor. Whereas some countries have better infrastructure to handle this pandemic, others struggle without resources and education on how to best combat this disease. “If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt us all.”Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Aby Ahmed and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate A … Read More
In light of COVID-19 we wanted share with you some stories of HOPE and transformation. The women in The Tesfa Project—Women’s Empowerment Program are transforming their communities and bringing HOPE to the lives of their families. Thanks to generous supporters like you the women in our program are empowered to create a different legacy for their children to follow—One of HOPE, strength and dignity!
The TESFA Project in on a mission to break the cycle of poverty and chronic hunger among Ethiopia’s most vulnerable – impoverished widowed mothers – and offer a life of dignity and HOPE. The hardworking mothers in our program are determined to feed their children, safeguard their health and end their poverty. It is because of this passion and mission that … Read More
Genane’s sponsor had the opportunity to meet her on one of Petros Network’s Life Impact Trips! Pictured above is Gelane and her sponsor in Gelane’s home back in 2018. Genane’s sponsor had the opportunity to meet her on one of Petros Network’s Life Impact Trips! Pictured above is Gelane and her sponsor in Gelane’s home back in 2018.
On our most recent trip this winter, we met in small groups with the 50+ women in the Petros Network Women — TESFA Project, a women’s empowerment project focusing on widowed mothers in rural villages. Most of the women in our program were never afforded the luxury of school and do not possess basic skills like writing. For many even properly … Read More