TESFA Microgrant Savings Program

The TESFA Project in on a mission to break the cycle of poverty and chronic hunger among Ethiopia’s most vulnerable – impoverished widowed mothers – and offer a life of dignity and HOPE. The hardworking mothers in our program are determined to feed their children, safeguard their health and end their poverty. It is because of this passion and mission that … Read More

Gelane’s TESFA Story

Genane’s sponsor had the opportunity to meet her on one of Petros Network’s Life Impact Trips! Pictured above is Gelane and her sponsor in Gelane’s home back in 2018. Genane’s sponsor had the opportunity to meet her on one of Petros Network’s Life Impact Trips! Pictured above is Gelane and her sponsor in Gelane’s home back in 2018.

Beauty from Ashes

On our most recent trip this winter, we met with the 50+ women in our The TESFA Project—Women’s Empowerment Program in small groups. Most of the women in our program were never afforded the luxury of school and do not possess basic skills like writing. For many even properly holding a pencil is difficult. In order to help serve each woman … Read More

A tale of two brothers

“I WANT TO BE A DOCTOR.” It’s a common answer when we ask the orphans the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Each year the answers change and range from teachers to evangelists to engineers. But for brothers Abreham and Ebsa, their answer is solid. they want to be doctors, and for good reason. … Read More

Borana Update

God has stirred our hearts to reach the unreached communities of Borana in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya by mobilizing and training 1,000 missionary church planters over 10 years! In June of 2018, Petros Network launched the first 100 church planters into this new territory and we have already begun to see much fruit. We are pleased to share with … Read More

7 Great Things That Have Happened (So Far) in 2018

Our sincere desire is to extend the heart of God to those who have never heard His name. And as we faithfully keep our focus on God’s concern, He has been faithful and continues to fulfill His promises to meet our concerns. Here are just a few of the great things God has done this year: Founders, Ray and Linda … Read More

Global Summary

Petros Network’s mission is focused on what is at the core of God’s heart—the local church and reaching the unreached—and that is why this ministry has experienced such profound favor and fruit. When we launched this work, penniless but wealthy in faith and vision, God clearly spoke to us and said, “If you take care of the things I care … Read More

New Believers Desperate for Bibles

In North America Bibles lay abandoned on shelves, but in the areas Petros Network launches church planters, new believers are desperate to receive just one Bible. Petros Network also gives our Church planters a Study Bible in their own language for personal growth and teaching preparation. For many church planters this Bible is quite a luxury and a real treasure. … Read More

From Witch Doctor to Church Planter

When Juma was 7 years evil spirits identified him as a “Mukongozi” (diviner). He wore foreign clothes like goat skin. The spirits made it so he could not eat cooked things.  Eating cooked food could make this small boy very sick, so he was eating on blood from goats, lambs and chicken, and local herbs. Juma came to stay at … Read More

His Beloved Tattered Bible

“John is one of my dear leaders and a Pastor in our daughter church in Kaiti Kachonga, Eastern Uganda. The Bible is a Luganda version. It’s expensive to buy a Luganda Bible. For many years John was in the Anglican Church, and this Bible was his late fathers. When John started into ministry he went and requested his very old … Read More