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Ministry Reports and updates

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 […]

Why can’t God speak our language?

Why can’t God speak our language?

By Brad Phillips One of the things that I have often taken for granted is the availability of God’s word in my own language. I have a massive personal library of books that I have collected through the years, and with the internet, I have access to a seemingly infinite number of more books electronically. […]

The Jebel Lopit Training Center Continues to Grow!

The Jebel Lopit Training Center Continues to Grow!

A Good Kind of Tired…

A Good Kind of Tired…

By Matt Chancey I’ve recently started CrossFit Training. And let me tell you, there are few better ways to feel your age! Ouch! The first few days, I was waddling like a duck everywhere. I was so sore! But I keep going back. Why? Because at the end of each session, I feel great. I […]

Game-Changers: Training the Trainers

Game-Changers: Training the Trainers

It’s wonderful when you get to realize dreams you’ve had for years. All the planning, all the work finally comes together and you reach your goal. That’s how we’re feeling at PPF. We recently completed our first full-blown teaching conference at the Jebel Lopit Training Center in Eastern Equatoria State, South Sudan. The conference featured […]