Pastor Kalunga and his wife were among the first national AG missionaries ever to go to the remote Maniema Province. When they first arrived in Kindu in 1980, he preached everywhere—traveling hundreds of miles on foot each week to reach remote villages in desperate need of the light of the gospel. Over the course of […]
We just received word from our Bible school in Kindu that a delegation of seven new students arrived from Kongolo, which is 264 miles away in the neighboring Katanga Province. Desperate for training and a deeper knowledge of the Word of God, they walked nearly 20 miles a day for two weeks!
Pastor Banampona Kimpenene was living with his family in the village of Tshelu in 1997 when Rwandan forces invaded the Pangi Territory of the Maniema Province. Although he had served as a pastor there since 1985, his life was about to be turned upside down. Because tensions were building and he feared all he had […]