Missionary Stories

Celebrating God’s Presence

The gathering may have been smaller and the celebration more subdued but the joy of God’s presence and the excitement of accomplishment and new beginnings still permeated the air as the Evangelical Presbyterian Theological Seminary gathered for its annual service of consecration on August 15th.

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Peki/Blengo, Ghana

In mid-March Debbie and I returned from a trip to Accra to renew our work and residency permits.

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The Church and the struggle against Corona in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Coronavirus, Covid 19, social distancing: these words have all become a part of the vocabulary worldwide in the last three months. 

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Responding to COVID in Kenya

Dear Friends,

Warm greetings from the Orgnization of African Instituted Churches ( OAIC) in Nairobi, Kenya.

I rejoice in God for blessing me with wonderful people with whom we partner.

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African Seminaries

Dear Partners,

I am grateful to God for the opportunity given to me to share some of the highlights of the activities I organized for the first semester of this year 2020.

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Special Session

The second semester of the 2019-20 school year began in January as scheduled.

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Update from Kenya

Dear Partners,

I am grateful to God for the opportunity given to me to share some of the highlights of the activities I organized for the first semester of this year 2020. As the head of the Department of Theology, Interfaith Relations and Ecclesial Leadership Development, I succeeded to organize several activities but also I participated in several meeting across the continent. In this Newsletter, I am going to give the highlight of few activities.

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Update from Ghana: Coming back Home

In mid-March, Debbie and I spent three days in Accra, Ghana’s largest city and capital.

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Will it ever be the same?

This is a question that I have been asking myself a lot these days.  When I reflect on how much life has changed in the past 3 months it‘s a little daunting to think about.  What used to be “routine” has changed.  We have now created new routines.

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COVID-19 Update from Lesotho

lesotho_mark_knowles_covid.jpgLesotho was the last country in Africa to have a confirmed case of COVID-19, on May 12th, and, as of May 25th, it still only has two confirmed cases. Interestingly, within those dates, Lesotho also saw its Prime Minister resign and be replaced, and the country (largely) emerged from a six-week lockdown, so it has been an eventful month, to say the least.

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