Glen and Rita have been instrumental in transforming the Kikongo pastoral training school into the Baptist University of Congo (UNIBAC).
We are more preoccupied by the conditions of our people in Haiti.
Most of them live in a small crowded space 10 or more persons. How to keep social distance is a big question.
Madeline’s mission work takes place in the severely impoverished bateyes (bah-tays) communities. Teams meet local needs by bringing supplies such as food, clothes and bedding. They also set up medical clinics; offer training in hygiene, birth control and domestic violence prevention; and lead Vacation Bible School programs. In Cuba, Madeline works with the Eastern Cuba Baptist Convention and the churches in the Jiguani district in Granma.
Wayne serves with IMA World Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Katherine serves with Congolese Christian health professionals and grassroots community leaders. She also coordinates White Cross efforts and support for the network of Baptist hospitals and health centers in the Congo.
Carlos and Mayra have been used by God in discipleship formation and training in churches in Chile, Spain, and Nicaragua. The BGs continue this work through UNIBAUTISTA with ethnic groups in Colombia, including in one of the most neglected areas of The Guajira-Northern Region.
With the expansion of Covid-19 into eastern Congo, we had already made the decision to stay and pivot from Ebola to Covid… but now it looks we will be facing two fronts of seeming uncertainty. But we, as do our colleagues here, know that God is in control.