During May, 2011, Selamab Assefa and I took off for CCW’s second ministry trip to Ethiopia (click here for more about Steve’s and Selamab’s trip last fall). We were there for 2 ½ weeks, travelling and speaking at churches.
That Friday morning we visited the evangelical churches in the town. There are five of them, representing five denominations. We gave CCW materials to many of the pastors and prayed for them and their churches. One of the striking things about these churches is their commitment to working together despite denominational differences. They told me that the persecution drove them together. People from the congregations of the five churches gathered in the evening to hear Selamab preach. He chose Romans 6 as his text and talked about the believer’s relationship to sin.