More Than a Religious Leader

Petros Network’s holistic approach trains indigenous leaders to put the gospel into practice so that all of life in their village will be lifted for the better. In the developing world, religious leaders are often highly respected figures in their communities. Sometimes this is due to people’s respect for spiritual leaders, but more often, it is because they fear them. For … Read More

Who Will Reach the Unreached?

Who will reach the unreached?

At a recent training event, Jilo sat among a group of young men commissioned as missionary church planters just six months prior. Working with eight different denominations, over 200 of these transformational leaders were equipped and sent into Ethiopia’s Borana Zone to reach the unreached. Reaching the unreached includes people groups who have never heard about Jesus. JILO’S STORY Jilo was … Read More

What Only God Can Do

What only God can do

Our Missionary Church Planters serve as catalysts of HOPE in their communities. For the community, it is HOPE that drives them to seek out these leaders for prayer, and HOPE is what drives the leader to pray even when they don’t understand. A PRAYER FOR OPPORTUNITY The issues facing the East Ethiopian people are fierce – desert locust swarms continue … Read More

Extending Kindness Amid Persecution

Kindness Amid Persecution

Since June of this year, the political and spiritual unrest in Ethiopia has increased exponentially with at least 500 christians being killed for their faith. The targeted assault on Christianity is rising making it harder than ever for the Kingdom of God to advance. Yet, fear does not command the hearts of our Missionary Church Planters. They continue to share … Read More

Two Hands of the Gospel—Myanmar Church Planters

Two Hands of the Gospel

“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

From The Field | Myanmar Training

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

From The Field | Myanmar Update

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

Opened Doors in Myanmar

Thank you to our partners at Vineyard Boise Christian Fellowship’s Missions Department, i-61 ministries for putting together this incredible story of the movement in Myanmar. God recently opened the doors to the country of Myanmar (Burma), a war-torn country that has been heavily locked down to tourist and the christian church for decades. Last fall, with the help of our … Read More

Does God Speak Today?

Three years ago, God prophesied that a team from around the world would come and equip the local church to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ across all of Borana, Ethiopia. Three years later, Petros Network stood in the middle of the bush at a new church plant of over 200 men, women and children standing under sewn together tarps for … Read More

Borana Update

God has stirred our hearts to reach the unreached communities of Borana in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya by mobilizing and training 1,000 missionary church planters over 10 years! In June of 2018, Petros Network launched the first 100 church planters into this new territory and we have already begun to see much fruit. We are pleased to share with … Read More