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So far Geoff Holder has created 64 blog entries.

APF in running for national award

Supporters of the APF are urged to vote for our eVitabu Morobi Refugee Camp film at the Charity Film Awards website. Click here to find our film and vote for us.

The Charity Film Awards champions effective story-telling and digital engagement among not-for-profits in the UK.

Since its launch in 2017 over 1000 charity films have entered […]

By |October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on APF in running for national award

Hidden Faith in Somalia

Hardly a day goes by when we don’t receive an email from an African faith-leader requesting partnership with APF. Messages from pastors in Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya and Cameroon arrive like clockwork, appealing for funding, training courses or education sponsorship.
In July, however, we received a first: a partnership request from Somalia. As this poverty-stricken and war-torn […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hidden Faith in Somalia

eVitabu Update

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By Jonathan Haddock (eVitabu Developer)

When I wrote my last update, I was about to head into a week dedicated to eVitabu development. It’s fair to say the week was very productive, even if it took on a different direction to what Geoff and I had originally […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on eVitabu Update

Swahili commentary sets back in print!

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The Akan people of Ghana have a saying: “Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi.” Roughly translated it means, “It is not taboo to go back and fetch what you forgot.” From the proverb comes the word ‘Sankofa’, which means, “Go back and get […]

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Preparing for Harvest in DR Congo

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By Pastor Heavenlight Luoga (Deeper Life Ministries, Tanzania)

Heavenlight and Kesia Luoga are leaders in Deeper Life Ministries, a loose network of independent African churches. Based in rural north-west Tanzania, they are both well-respected Bible teachers. Recently, APF funding enabled Heavenlight and Kesia to hold a series […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preparing for Harvest in DR Congo

Jubilee Trees

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By Geoff Holder (APF Projects Coordinator)

Geoff Holder, APF’s Project Coordinator, updates readers on Jubilee Trees, an exciting new APF partnership with Climate Stewards and the Baptist Union of Uganda:

Trees have a special place in African culture. As the biggest plants on the planet, they give oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jubilee Trees

Around Africa

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By Revd David Stedman (APF CEO)

As CEO, Dave regularly travels to meet with APF partners in Africa. To reduce costs and the number of trips, as much as possible is packed into each trip Dave makes. Here, he shares some of the highlights of his most […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Around Africa

Digging for God’s riches in south-east Congo’s mining region

The minerals used in your mobile phone probably come from Lumbumbashi, an impoverished area of DRC where Rev Bertin Mwanya lives and serves… Click here to download the article in our newsletter as a pdf.

By Revd Bertin Mwanya (Congo Pastors’ Fellowship)

APF partner, Congo Pastors’ Fellowship, is led by Revd Bertin Mwanya. He supports pastor training within the mineral-rich […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digging for God’s riches in south-east Congo’s mining region

Role Model Leadership Academy

Over the last few years, APF have developed a growing partnership with Next Leadership, a Christian leadership consultancy founded by the former President of the Baptist Union and Chair of the Evangelical Alliance, Revd Dr Kate Coleman and Revd Cham Kaur-Mann.
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By Rev Cham Kaur-Mann (Next Leadership)

APF are supporting Next Leadership to extend their outstanding leadership […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Role Model Leadership Academy

Tearfund pilot eVitabu

In this article, taken from our quarterly newsletter, Rev Dr Sas Conradie, Tearfund Theology and Networking Engagement Manager (Africa), describes how Tearfund are preparing to use eVitabu to support church and community mobilisation in Africa. Click here to download the whole newsletter as a pdf.

By Rev Dr Sas Conradie (Tearfund)

“Without eVitabu, essential resources for church and community transformation are difficult to […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tearfund pilot eVitabu