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Danish Baptists in Burundi and Rwanda

In this article, taken from our quarterly newsletter, Morten Kjær Kofoed, International Leader of the Baptist Union of Denmark, describes his work with some of the most vulnerable communities in Burundi and Rwanda. Click here to download the whole newsletter as a pdf.

By Morten Kjær Kofoed

“Dignified empowerment of the poor and Kingdom work. This is how […]

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eVitabu Developer appointed

This is an article from our quarterly newsletter. Click here to download the whole newsletter as a pdf.

In the October edition of News and Prayer, we reported that we were beginning to look for an additional member of staff to help us with growing charity administration demands. Being unable to appoint our preferred administrator candidate, however, led us […]

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Revival in Pokot

This is an article from our quarterly newsletter. Click here to download the whole document as a pdf.

In Kenya’s Wild West, cattle rustling is a way of life. There are probably many reasons for this: cultural belief, the availability of guns, commercialisation of cattle raiding, politics, poverty, illiteracy and exorbitant bride prices.
Like several other indigenous people groups […]

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Newsletter | April-June 2019

Click here to download the latest copy of Impetus, our new-look quarterly news and prayer letter.

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Newsletter | Jan-Mar 2019

Click here to download your copy of our new-look quarterly newsletter.

We think the new name ‘Impetus’ captures a sense of where the we feel APF is now at: a strong sense of momentum, progress and drive, led by what God is already doing in Africa in and though our many wonderful partners.

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By |December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Newsletter | Jan-Mar 2019

Faith and patriarchy in Africa

This is an article from our quarterly newsletter. Click here to download the whole document as a pdf.

By Rose Mugabi Khalayi

The place of women in African religion is complex. In the past, a common African belief was that God created woman after making man because he wanted to improve on his art. He wanted to reflect beauty, intelligence, tenderness, compassion, patience and tolerance.
The […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Faith and patriarchy in Africa

Bringing data to eVitabu

This is an article from our quarterly newsletter. Click here to download the whole document as a pdf.

The Yale professor and statistician W. Edwards Deming once famously said, “In God we trust. All others must bring data.” He probably meant this a little flippantly, but it’s true that good data is really important when managing any project or initiative.
Data comes […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bringing data to eVitabu

Rerouting the roots

This is an article from our quarterly newsletter. Click here to download the whole document as a pdf.

The statistics tell an uncomfortable story. Across the developing world, an estimated 3.2 million pastors are untrained or undertrained. In Africa, one study suggests that an incredible 90% of church leaders may never have received even one day of formal theological education.
By far […]

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News & Prayer | Oct-Dec 2018

The Autumn 2018 edition of News and Prayer is here! Click here to download your copy of of quarterly newsletter.

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News & Prayer | July-Sept 2018

The Summer 2018 edition of News and Prayer is here! Click here to download your copy of of quarterly newsletter.

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