Africa
Inland Mission

Ard & Carin de Leeuw

with Boaz, Manoah and Amy

Sent from Vrije Evangelisatie Gemeente, Zwolle, the Netherlands

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South Sudan became the world’s newest country on 9 July 2011. It was the outcome of the 2005 peace deal that ended Africa’s longest-running civil war. The majority of the population adhere to Christianity. Only 18% call themselves Muslim unlike Sudan, which is 97%.

Find out more about opportunities to serve in South Sudan

In July 2016 Ard & Carin joined the Focus team working among the Laarim in South Sudan. The Laarim are spread in small settlements across the rugged Boya mountain range, around 250km east of Juba. Laarim life revolves around their cattle and for many is dominated by traditional African beliefs and spiritualistic rituals. The de Leeuws’ initial focus will be on cultural understanding and language development, learning from the Laarim by sharing their lives and building relationships with them. Ultimately, we and the de Leeuws want the Laarim to have the opportunity to hear the good news of Jesus and to see God powerfully at work, changing lives and growing his church amongst them. The de Leeuws will then be working with this fledgling church to enable, encourage and disciple new believers.

Could you partner with Ard and Carin in this work?

Partner with the de Leeuws

The de Leeuws live among the Laarim in South Sudan learning language and culture to share the gospel with them.

If you would like to partner with the de Leeuws in your prayers, gifts and practical support, please download and complete this form and return to Freepost RTJH-JRZE-XXKX Africa Inland Mission, Halifax Place, Nottingham NG1 1QN.

For people from the Netherlands, please fill in the websiteform from the Netherlands

Zuid-Soedan (werk onder de Laarim)

Ard en Carin de Leeuw

For any queries, please email: finance.nl@aimint.org

 

 

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