Author: Todd Churchill

Level-three humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

As if more than 23 years of armed conflict were not enough, in 2016, a terrible new conflict erupted in the greater Kasaï region of DR Congo. The violence has led to the displacement of an estimated 1.4 million people (IRIN), including approximately 880,000 children. It’s a bit complicated, but, essentially, a rebel militia group […]

The story of Ezechiel Kabanga

Ezechiel Kabanga had grown up in the Katanga Province and was working in Sakania (a city near Lubumbashi) mining cobalt, magnesium, copper, and coal. Suddenly, in 1993, he was ordered to leave. Kabanga told us that many Baluba were beaten, others burned alive, and some even buried in latrine holes before they could escape. They […]

A special gathering of alumni in Mbandaka

Since graduating from Mbandaka Bible School, many alumni have gone on to lead successful ministries, plant new churches, and use their gifts and training to reach the lost and disciple new believers. To date, more than 100 have graduated from this influential ministry training center. These graduates recently gathered together in Mbandaka for a special […]