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President Declares August Africa Rising Month!

Yes, it is true! The US President has declared August Africa Rising month!!! Ten years ago the Economist declared on a front page issue: Africa: the Hopeless Continent. Ten years later the Economist apologizes and Declares: Africa: Continent Rising (Dec 2011). IN THIS ISSUE Africa Rising! August 21st Staff Travel Dates 2012 June 20 Bksfld Rescue Mission Sheryl 23-29 Orality and Theological Education, Billy Grahm Center, Wheaton, Ill. - Darryl and Phil July 17-23 -Tanzania Graduation Phil Liberia. 23-3 Burundi - Phil August 10 Valley Baptist Baksfld Sheryl 12-24 Drs. Wahid and Laila Wahba in Bakersfield 20 ICMUSA Board Meeting In addition we have training programs going on in: Ethiopia, Zambia, Cameroon, Senegal, Cote divoire (Ivory Coast), New Sudan and Senegal. We also have partnerships in Southern Africa (Turn the Tide) and North Africa (Middle East Leadership Training Institute). We have thousands of leaders enrolled in our Christian Leadership Institute and nearly 1000 enrolled in our seminary, Africa Theological Seminary OK, so it was the President of ICM USA.still for ICM August is a key month. August 21st is the annual Hope of Africa fund raiser/celebration. This year we are blessed to have our North Africa/Middle East partners, Drs. Wahid and Laila Wahba join us as our guest speakers. They will be sharing about the major events in North Africa and the impact on Christians. Space is limited so get your tickets early. Call the office: 661-832-9740 for more information. For those outside of Southern California we would like to challenge you to help us meet our Hope of Africa target of $100,000. These are the funds that help us achieve our goal of training and equipping pastors and Christian leaders in Africa and beyond. Currently we have ICM staff in: US, Canada, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, and

Help Make This August: Africa Rising

The Hope of Africa fund is about investment. We believe that the best way to help the Church in Africa is to invest in leaders who learn

21 Annual Celebration

Banquet, Bakersfield
September 9 - Perspectives Bksfld - Phil 17-20 Addis Ababa and Hawassa Ethiopia - Sheryl 1719 Orality Conference, Denver, CO - Phil and Darryl 20 - President's Update, Denver 27-29 Kitale, Kenya Alumni Conference - Phil and Darryl October

how to empower their churches to solve Africas problems with Gods solutions. We are convinced that training and equipping leaders produces a 100 fold return (Mark 4:20). Leaders fix problems with God's solutions. Please join with us as we seek to raise $100,000 for the Hope of Africa investment fund! Change a leader, change a continent, change the world...Help us make August Africa Rising Month! Come and join us on August 21st for a wonderful evening of rejoicing and praising God for what He is doing in Africa. See the POSTER for details. Donate Now! (leave a note saying it is for Africa Rising!

Back to top 5-7 - Intl Council Meeting Uganda - Phil, Sheryl, Darryl 15 ICM Board Meeting, Bksfld 18-21 Missions Conference, Montreat, NC - Phil 22 President's Update, Montreat, NC - Phil 29-2 - Missionary Baptist Convention, Los Angeles, CA Phil November 12-18 - Alexandria, Egypt - Phil 26 Grief Share, Bksfld - Sheryl

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