Passion, dedication and a willingness to deal with complexity marked the speakers and conversations at the second day of the Congo Mission Conference. A sober willingness to examine some of the hardest situations on the planet was evident. Read on for more information and pictures!
Keynote speakers were Dr. Serge Makolo, medical director of the Christian Medical Institute of the Kasai, and Monique Misenga, women’s rights advocate and a leader in the Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa. Other speakers included mission co-workers Larry and Inge Sthreshley and Jeff and Christi Boyd. Tomorrow’s speakers will give updates on the Congo Coffee Project of Equal Exchange, the worldwide struggle for valuable “conflict” minerals in Congo, and efforts to build entrepreneurship.