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2017 Rwanda Update #4

Today was a difficult day for both the attendees and the presenters. The first two days the ground work was laid to help the students understand the word and scope of trauma by giving them exercises which helped them anchor to a place of safety (primarily through...

2017 Rwanda Update #3

Today we hit the ground running with Dr. Steve Tracy, MTS Founder and President, teaching on the value and dignity of women. It is a crucial topic to present in any country, especially when one is training pastors and leaders. After covering the biblical account of...

2017 Rwanda Update #2

Easter Sunday and Training Day #1 We had the opportunity to enjoy our Easter service at an African New Life church in Bugesera, Rwanda. After introducing the team, they invited one of us to share our testimony and in doing so, they told the church members of the...

2017 Rwanda Update #1

The Mending the Soul (MTS) training team of nine have all arrived in Kigali, Rwanda. The team members are comprised of several individuals from Phoenix AZ; one from Wisconsin; a missionary from Tanzania; the MTS Great Lakes Regional Director from Uganda, Jumah...

Africa 2017 Schedule

2017 Mending the Soul Africa ministry teams schedule Rwanda team: Shanell Bender Kim Brownsberger Kurt Brownsberger Jumah Patrick Nora Poling; Roxie Thorstad Steve Tracy Mark Ward Heather Webb Congo team: James Druzdzel Ethie Gebeyehu Leah Miller Jumah Patrick Nora...

Celebrating Love’s Story

For she is uniquely and wonderfully made — she is your beauty and your treasure.   The business of the Christian is nothing else but to be ever preparing for death. —Irenaeus of Lyons Ruth Katungu was my sister who lived in Goma, DR Congo and mentored sexually...

Massacre in Beni, DRC

  The following quote comes from an email I just received  from our dear friend and ministry partner Noé Kasali who lives in Beni, DRC. "The entire community of Beni is in deep pain, devastated by these endless attacks on individuals and families...Please pray...

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