Around the World, August 2014
BRUSSELS — Blair Roberts labors in this West European capital with French-speaking Christians.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
SARAJEVO — Many families lost their homes during the Bosnian conflict in the 1990s.
ONTARIO — Fifty-five men, representing 14 congregations, attended a recent seminar for “elders, deacons, ministers and servant-hearted saints,” said organizers from the Fenwick Church of Christ, which hosted the event.
NEW DELHI — Joey Barrier, youth minister for the New Hope Church of Christ in Florence, Ala., recently made a teaching trip to India along with Stephen Gill, a student at Heritage Christian University in Florence.
KINGSTON — Nineteen students graduated recently from the Jamaica School of Preaching and Biblical Studies.
MATSAPHA — This small, southern African kingdom has the the world’s highest estimated prevalence rate of HIV-infected adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Church members, including Dr. Bob and Annette Whitaker, are helping the country’s young people make healthy decisions.
The couple recently launched a Saturday youth program at the Matsapha Church of Christ, including short videos, educational games, food and interactive Bible lessons.