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
DURING THESE UNCERTIAN TIMES CHILD SPONSORHSIP PROVIDES: Nutritious Food— Our team has ensured that every family in our program will have nutritious food to get them through this storm. Medical Care— The Tesfa Center Medical Clinic is up and running and our children take priority when it comes to receiving immediate care. Education— Children are the hope of their community and education is … Read More
With your help, we can unleash the resources needed to better serve the at-risk rural communities we serve. March 19, 2020 We are hearing from our partners from the field as nation after nation is now moving into more extreme measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The coming days and weeks hold a lot of unknowns. People, both here and abroad, … Read More
This is a picture of the courageous new Burmese Church Planters. There’s 26 of them. I am so impressed with their commitment and willingness to go into totally unreached villages to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please pray for them. Tomorrow we will conclude the training by commissioning them, laying on of hands and praying for them. Then they … Read More
We just completed our first day of training with the 71 Burmese Church Planters. Our team of 12 from the States were overwhelmed with the fortitude of these amazing men and women. A couple of the men had to travel for 5 days by motorcycle, boat and bus to get to the training. Who does that?! Personally I was very … Read More