Ann and Bruce serve as regional missionaries in the Asia-Pacific Region working alongside national leaders to build capacity in theological education, church-based community and economic development, servant leadership, social entrepreneurship, cross-cultural missionary training and ministry with refugees.
A stranger with a careful eye came along side our team every day. She was considered to be the “grandmother” of the village in Thailand where we served. I noticed curiosity be transformed into accompaniment.
Over the past 12 months the ACDI Lusekele extension program has revived its agricultural extension and seed production programs. In farm tests of new improved peanut varieties, the newest addition to the national seed catalogue, Lusekele-2 peanuts, produced 3 times more than favorite local varieties. ACDI Lusekele has set its sights on rebuilding regional stocks of peanuts and black-eyed peas – two important keys to alleviating hunger and poverty in the Bandundu region.
“Arise, Lord! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless.”(Psalm 10: 12)
We are grateful for our many volunteers who leave the comfort of their homes for kingdom building.
Abundant blessings shower our new short-term servants who are spending thirty days in Virginia (Liberia) at Ricks Institute. From rural Kansas to rural Virginia, more commonalities are being discovered.