In this episode of God on the Move, Eraston K. Kighoma and CJ Davison delve into the role of Christ’s followers amidst global conflict, spotlighting the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. They unveil insights from the Congolese church and local mission agencies, exploring the complexities of mission amidst violence and adversity, witnessing remarkable Christian growth despite ongoing challenges.
Article: Living the Gospel in Conflict Zones
Eraston K. Kighoma
Eraston Kambale Kighoma is the executive director of the Centre for Intercultural Missions and Research and also serves as a coordinator for the Democratic Republic of Congo with the Lausanne Movement’s Creation Care Network. He teaches mission and intercultural studies in a variety of seminaries and universities. He is the author of Church and Mission in the Context of War: A Descriptive Missiological Study of the Response of the Baptist Church in Central Africa (CBCA) to the War in Eastern Congo between 1990 and 2011, for which he was awarded the first Research Prize for Intercultural Theology in 2022 by the German Association of Mission Studies. His dream is to see the DRC becoming one of the greatest mission sending forces in the world.
Caleb J Davison
Caleb J Davison is the international director for Leadership International, equipping Christ-like leaders for God’s mission through training and resources. He travels, teaches, writes, and raises funds to empower locally-run biblical leadership training programs. CJ resides in the UK with his wonderful wife and three children. He is grateful to have walked with the Lord for over 20 years and is passionate about serving the church.