What a Great Hope! What Good News!

Reaching the unreached with the good news of Jesus

Fear not, for God has His watchful eye on you and all of the things that concern you! Did you know, you can live in HOPE because you can rest in the Truth and promises of God’s Word? He is the great promise keeper! REDEMPTIVE LIFT IS THE GOOD NEWS! God, who created the heavens and the earth, loves you … Read More

God’s Loving-Kindness Towards You

A call to loving-kindness

Written by Linda Noah, Petros Network Executive Director: My husband, Ray Noah, and I have been leading in our local church, Portland Christian Center, as well as overseeing the ministry of Petros Network. Our schedules have been grueling, and we felt it was time for us to set the stage for growth, and some healthy balance in our own lives. As … Read More

Loving God. Loving People. Together

Loving God, Loving People

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

Redemptive Lift — The Gospel Impact

Creating Redemptive Lift Around The World Is Our Mission.

Petros Network’s co-founder Ray Noah 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 … Read More

Transformational Leadership in Ethiopia

In July 2019, we were invited to train the Executive Branch of the Ethiopian government in leadership development. When asked by a key Ethiopian leader, “What is the best leadership training?” we had to say Transformational Leadership by Ford Taylor. Over the years, we have had a very close alignment with Ford and the Transformational Leadership team and have used … Read More

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

Global Summary

Ray and Linda Noah, Founders of Petros Network

Petros Network’s mission is focused on what is at the core of God’s heart—the local church and reaching the unreached—and that is why this ministry has experienced such profound favor and fruit. When we launched this work, penniless but wealthy in faith and vision, God clearly spoke to us and said, “If you take care of the things I care … 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

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

The Petros Network Movement — 2015 Update

God continues to build His Kingdom through indigenous leaders in East Africa. There is only one power on planet earth that can turn a hate-filled heart to a loving heart, a greedy heart to a generous heart, a selfish heart to a selfless or serving heart — the power of the transforming love of Jesus Christ which has been given … Read More