Pray and Take Action for Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

For the past five years, Ken Straw (my screenwriting partner) and I have been researching and writing about the history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). I typically don’t write posts of a political nature, but today’s Art, Life & Faith post is about preserving life. Call it exercising faith through prayer and action. First, I want to ask you to pray for the safety of the people in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. I have very dear friends who are leaders living, working and ministering in Goma, whose names need to be kept anonymous for their safety. In the past few days, the situation in the Eastern Congo has gone from bad to worse with the M23 rebels takeover of Goma. According to reports, their next goal is the takeover of Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province on the other side of Lake Kivu. The chance for M23 conscripting child soldiers is high. To take action, read on…

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