BRINGING HOPE 2008 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – BRINGING HOPE 2008 PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 34b01-Y2NmY



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

BRINGING HOPE 2008

Description:

... beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, ...' Isaiah 52:7 ... Kabala: A town with a Christian school and Christian clinic ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:248
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 19
Provided by: renem
Category:
Tags: bringing | hope | feet | links

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: BRINGING HOPE 2008


1
BRINGING HOPE - 2008
  • RESTORING BODY AND SOUL
  • IN
  • SIERRA LEONE

How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of
those who bring good news,

Isaiah 527
2
DCS SIERRA LEONE TEAM
3
SIERRA LEONE 7913 MILES FROM DENVER
4
Our Destination Kabala and Foria
  • Kabala A town with a Christian school and
    Christian clinic
  • Foria Barry Meyers former home and site of one
    of the damaged water systems

5
SIERRA LEONE-THEN
  • 1800s DESTINATION FOR FREED SLAVES FROM ENGLAND
  • 1800-1900s BRITISH COLONY
  • 1960 GAINED INDEPENDENCE FROM BRITAIN
  • POST INDEPENDENCE BECAME ONE OF THE POOREST
    NATIONS IN THE WORLD

6
DENVER CHRISTIAN CONNECTION
  • 1980 CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH BEGINS TO WORK
    WITH THE KURANKO PEOPLE
  • DC TEACHER, BARRY MEYER LIVED AND WORKED THERE
    1980 -1985

7
REMARKABLE PROGRESS1980-1985
1980 - 1983 LANGUAGE LEARNING AND PROGRAM
PLANNING
NEW WATER SYSTEM 1984
8
CIVIL WAR 1991-2002
BOY SOLDIERS SOME ONLY 10 OR 11 YEARS OLD
RANDOM DESTRUCTION AND CRUELTY
9
LEGACY OF CRUELTY AND SUFFERING
10
BUT NOW, PEACE AND RENEWED HOPE
11
SIERRA LEONE - TODAY
12
AFTERMATH OF WAR
  • NO ROAD REPAIR WHATSOEVER
  • WATER SYSTEMS SEVERELY DAMAGED
  • KURANKO PEOPLE ONCE AGAIN ISOLATED
  • DESPARATE FOR SIGNS OF HOPE

13
WHAT WILL WE DO?
  • PAVE THE WAY FOR A CONSTRUCTION TEAM TO FOLLOW
  • PARTICIPATE IN THE CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS IN
    KABALA
  • MAKE FRIENDS AND BUILD RELATIONSHIPS

14
INVESTIGATE FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES
  • FUTURE TEAMS ??
  • OPTIONS FOR COOPERATION WITH CRC OF SIERRA LEONE
  • ASSESS WHERE WE GO FROM HERE

JOSEPH SESAY AND FAMILY ASSISTANT NATIONAL
DIRECTOR OF CES
15
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
  • SUPPORT DENVER CHRISTIANS TEAM THROUGH YOUR
    ENCOURAGEMENT, PRAYERS, AND CONTRIBUTIONS
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE FUND TO REPLACE THE DAMAGED
    WATER SYSTEMS
  • LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CAUSES OF POVERTY IN SIERRA
    LEONE

16
ASK US ABOUT THIS CAR!
17
PRAY FOR US!
  • Traveling team Ivan Komodore, Chelsea Olson,
    Michael Cherneski, Adam Martin, Thomas Naday,
    Zach Adams, Sydney Bender, Reba Bull, Doug Adams,
    Barry Meyer
  • Support team Mieke Dykhouse, Brittany
    Homan,Taylor Powell, Brooke Peterson, CJ Caro,
    Justin Lewis, Brad Homan, Parents

18
PRAY FOR THEM!
About PowerShow.com