The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country ravaged by violence, corruption and poverty, in desperate need of the good news. ‘Spiritual and Academic Excellence’ is the motto of Shalom University in Bunia, DRC. It seeks to train pastors and professionals to apply the Bible in their work so that the nation will be transformed by the light of Christ.
The sound of shalom
The Psalmist wrote ‘Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him’ (Psalm 34:8). As Peter Root, AIM Europe’s Personnel Director, reflects how God was at work over his 13 year period in Mozambique (1993 – 2006), he shares, “I can only say, ‘the Lord is good’”.