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Sparks of Hope Become Currents of Change

Andreas Steffensen
July 16, 2018

Miracles Take Place in Africa

The jungles of war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo teem with warring rebel groups. Some are former perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide. Some are Islamic militants who fled Uganda. Altogether, more than 70 armed groups operate in the region, making prospects for peace grim.

Yet in the nearby village of Cantina, where World Challenge has been involved in ministry, peace and joy are spreading rapidly.  A local pastor recently dedicated the 9th new church planted under his leadership in just 3 years. What has sparked such vibrant hope in the shadow of armed conflict?