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Ministry Reports and updates

Dignity Kit Update

Dignity Kit Update

The PPF team recently distributed several hundred more personal hygiene “dignity kits” to a high school in the war-torn Nuba mountains of Sudan. The young women recipients were all smiles and giggles as they received a kit that will provide them with years of comfort, protection, and dignity. Thank you for your continued support of […]

A Bittersweet Victory

A Bittersweet Victory

In the distance, we could hear the pounding of artillery and the short, three-round bursts from AK-47s. We asked some passing soldiers what was going on, and they said a great battle was taking place in Karkarai, a large community in Sudan’s Nuba mountains. Through the help of a guide, we skirted around the fighting and […]

Mission Accomplished!

Mission Accomplished!

A couple of months ago, we issued an urgent appeal for funds to purchase an important device needed in the war-torn Nuba mountains of Sudan. Dr. Tom Catena at Mother of Mercy Hospital, the only referral hospital in the Nuba mountains, had worked for eight years without the benefit of a skin graft meshing machine. […]

“Why Are You Here?”

“Why Are You Here?”

In God’s mysterious providence, a recent PPF outreach to the Nuba mountains of Sudan coincided with the biggest ground offensive by the Islamist government in about five years. The Nuba was attacked at six different points. But rather than turn around, our team pressed on, often having to take rough trails to bypass the fighting. […]

Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

[Editor’s Note: Please be in prayer for our Nuba brethren in Sudan. On Easter weekend, a massive offensive by the Sudan Armed Forces began. The Nuba was hit from six different points on the map. Our friends at Nuba Reports (nubareports.org) published a very good summary of the situation. We have reprinted the article below, […]

Nuba Borehole Update – Phase IV

Nuba Borehole Update – Phase IV

Well Repair Update

Well Repair Update

We are so blessed – way beyond what we even realize. For example, when we turn on the tap in our kitchens, safe water comes out. But for one of Sudan’s large Christian minorities living in the war-torn Nuba mountains, access to safe water can cost you your life. For nearly five years, the Islamist […]

Active Compassion vs. Political Posturing

Active Compassion vs. Political Posturing

On January 31st, 2016, Sudan President Omar al Bashir abruptly announced an end to his government’s cozy relationship with Iran. This move was spun by Bashir as a response to the spread of Shiite Islam in his predominately Sunni country. However, for those of us watching the region for some time, this move may have […]

Crackdown on Christians Intensifies in Sudan

Crackdown on Christians Intensifies in Sudan

[Editor’s note: Our friends at NubaReports.org recently published a very informative story about the rise of Christian persecution in Sudan. News such as this should not surprise us, but it should motivate us to continue engaging in “Active Compassion” for our brothers and sisters.] — NubaReports.org Just a week before Christmas, security forces arrested Reverend Kowa Shamaal […]

34 Come to JLTC to be Baptized

34 Come to JLTC to be Baptized

Over the Christmas holidays, we received the encouraging news that the local Africa Inland Church in Lohutuk, South Sudan, brought 34 recent converts to the Jebel Lopit Training Center to be baptized. As reported earlier, PPF recently sponsored the translation of the Gospel of Luke into the Lopit tongue — with more scripture on the […]