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

Petros Network Women Extending Kindness

Petros Network Women Extending Kindness

The hope we have in Christ is a powerful tool! This hope compels us to extend kindness and generosity that is unexplainable to the hopeless. It’s so powerful that we named our Women’s Program, The Tesfa Project, which translates in Amharic as The HOPE Project. Petros Network Women is passionate about spreading hope and creating Redemptive Lift. We do this by equipping … 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

For the Love of Women and Children

For the love of women and children

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

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

Back-To-School Party

It’s back to school time in Gojo, Ethiopia, for the boys and girls in our Child Sponsorship Program! Thanks to the continual support of our child sponsorship donors, our team was able to hand-deliver educational materials and school supplies to every child before their 2012 E.C. school year begins. (Article: Why is the Ethiopian Calendar Seven Years Behind?) Without a … Read More

“Someone Believed In Me and Changed My Future”

Irgibe Korsa - Petros Network Women

“My name is Irgibe Korsa, I am 30 years old, and I live in Gojo, Ethiopia with my three children. We didn’t always live in Gojo. We used to be farmers and live in the countryside. My husband was often drunk with the local drink. Once he passed away from liver disease, his parents chased us off their land, and … 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

A tale of two brothers

“I WANT TO BE A DOCTOR.” It’s a common answer when we ask the orphans the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Each year the answers change and range from teachers to evangelists to engineers. But for brothers Abreham and Ebsa, their answer is solid. they want to be doctors, and for good reason. … 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