The Jesus Tribe: Grace Stories from Congo's Mennonites 1912-2012 (A Project of Africa Inter-Mennonite Mission)

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Letter, Numbers, and Jesu

A Mennonite evangelist tied to a corpse

A small man of giant wisdom

A well-ordered pastor

Daniel Khumbi, Christian nurse

David Masheke, Lele evangelist and teacher

Death on an evangelism mission

Do Jesus people live in this village

Elie Kahanga, bachelor pastor

Frank Enns and Pierre Mazemba, partners in faith

Gladys Fox, unlikely donor

He sold corn at ten cents a bushel to raise boat fare

I just did what Jesus said

Joseph Kibuza, chaplain

Joseph the Ringer

Let’s see if Archie is available

Mama Ruth, mother of orphans

Moise Musenvu, international evangelist

One of the fi rst Christians at Mukedi

Papa Daniel, a nurse in service to all

Paul Djoko, Christian elder and chief

Please send us that lady with the book

Rebecca, Jacob, and a son named Samuel

The price was too high

Two leaders in Wongo territory

Christians Caught in Violence

A Mennonite rebel

A year of schooling in the forest

An open Bible at rebel headquarters

Caught on the wrong side.

I’m a member of the Jesus tribe.

Khongolo and Malula, inseperable friends

Pierre Mulele’s Jeunesse rebellion

Praise the Lord! We've crossed our Jordan.

That’s all you can do to me?

We baptize you in the name of Pierre Mulele.

A Church Grows from the Ashes

A good and faithful steward

A new young church in Kinshasa

A one-egg Sunday dinner

A persistent preacher

A pioneer in West Kasai

A prophet among his own people

An excellent teaching pastor

An heir to the missionaries

Civil servant, church planter

David Ngongo, From houseboy to great leader

Do what you know you should do

Feeding the refugees of South Kasai

From Catholic altar boy to Mennonite leader

I’ve been invited to a banquet on Thursday

Léon Kibende plants a church in Kikwit

Mama Tina

Mathieu Kazadi and the new Evangelical Mennonite Church

No place to hang on up there

No receipt, No money

Papa and Mama of the Kikwit II church district

The impact of a quiet man

The unsinkable Schwartzes

Uniting the Mennonite communities

Anabaptist Testimonies

A great pastor who turned the other cheek

A living example of repentance

A messenger of ecumenism

A rich man in the Lord’s service

A servant of God fi nds her gifts

A singer-songwriter's debt of gratitude

A virtuous woman

A wide-awake woman

All I have to give is a daughter

All the arrows of the devil

An explosive evangelist

Annie Mbuyi’s quest for peace

Athanase Musende's last pastoral visit

Benjamin Mubenga's quest for peace and development

Bisonsa Bimpe, sorcerer's daughter

Citizen of the heavenly kingdom

Dénis Muamba’s gift for sharing

Felled by Ebola

I’ll spend the night in front of the door

My heart made me do it

Pillar of an unstable church

Saved from suicide by a vision

She saw CEM in a vision

Simon Tshiombe, teacher turned chief

Sports, music, and prayer

The desire to belong to one body

Together, pushing Mennonite boundaries

Trust in the Lord and tell the truth

Two children and a wedding

We need Mama Treasurer more than the money

What if God visited my church and didn't find me






Editors' Preface