News and articles from David Gough

God continues to open my mind

Today I devote some blog space to one of the success stories from Christ Church Development and Training Centre. Wilson Tetela commenced studies at the Centre by literally learning his A, B, C’s and today Bishop Kamani said, “Wilson’s working with the Youth of the Diocese and is gifted in leadership.” Read Wilson’s own story…

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Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2012 | 1 comments

MAF to the rescue...

Last week Billy discovered major problems with the Bishop’s car which urgently needed repairing. Billy also needed some items for the electrical work that the Bishop had asked him and Dennis to do as well as some parts to provide solar lighting in the Guesthouse.

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Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

Incredible strides forward, huge challenges ahead

It’s amazing what can be achieved even in a developing country like South Sudan – the newest country in the world! In some ways the country has leapt into the 21st century with satellite internet and 3G mobile phones but in too many other ways, it’s a daily struggle for food and survival for the majority of it’s people.

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Posted on Tue, 14 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

Changing the mindset of people in Ibba

I thought it would be a good opportunity for you to hear first hand from one of the teachers serving alongside Bishop Kamani and Ibba Diocese. Let me introduce you to my friend Kennedy and give him some space to explain the work that he performs in Christ Church Development and Training Centre, Ibba Diocese.

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Posted on Mon, 13 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

Slowly, slowly as God provides

The St John’s Ibba team seem to be getting on well, especially Dennis, Diane and Simon who are visiting Africa for the first time.

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Posted on Sat, 11 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

Pray that Egypt will be a 'safe place'

CMS Ireland Partnership Coordinator, David Gough, spoke with Bishop Mouneer in Egypt last Friday about the difficult situation in Imbaba on the outskirts of Cairo. The Bishop expressed his fears and deep concern for the escalating religious unrest.

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Posted on Mon, 16 May 2011 | 0 comments

Five teachers being trained in Yei

The result of 20 years of war in Sudan has been the lack of access to health and education services. These are the two priorities of CMS Ireland’s support for the Episcopal Church of Sudan. Even today, 6 year’s after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and a few month’s from the birth of the Republic of South Sudan, many of the countries 31 Dioceses are without good health services and quality education. Just imagine there are 18 to 20 year old’s who spent the war without going to school and are still attending Primary School’s today.

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Posted on Mon, 11 Apr 2011 | 0 comments

Libyan Christians Safe - Continue to Pray for Egypt

I hope to continue to update you on any information I receive from the four countries of the North of Africa in the Diocese of Egypt- Algeria, Libya, Tunisia and Egypt. What follows is the latest news received from Bishop Mouneer.

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Posted on Thu, 24 Feb 2011 | 0 comments

Pray for the Church in North Africa

With Egypt being top of the international headlines in the broadcast and print media for much of February, I thought you would appreciate seeing a recent email from Bishop Mouneer for yourself.

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Posted on Thu, 24 Feb 2011 | 0 comments

Eye witness report from Cairo

“Cairo is a mess; all of Egypt is in a mess. It needs prayer!” shares Nelly, an ex-apt living in Egypt, who has been speaking with CMS Ireland about recent events.

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Posted on Wed, 02 Feb 2011 | 0 comments