Mission worker raises own supportby Nancy Brubaker, Kitchener, Ontario
Regarding: 'Ten-year-old Girl Studies Alongside Adults" (April): This is a delightful article about the avid girl at Benin Bible Institute. Good teaching work is being done by Kompaoré, who served diligently under various Mennonite boards for 29 years but found that support stopping in 2011.The article states that Kompaoré ministers "with the support of Commission to Every Nation (CTEN), an interdenominational mission-sending agency."
Anne must raise all her own support by personally asking individuals and congregations to contribute funds through CTEN. Such work is complicated by Kompaoré's long-term absence from her North American church family for these three decades.
It seems we're unwilling to support those we don’t know. Those who appreciate Kompaoré's ministry can pray for her and offer financial support through www.cten.org.
Associated Issue: A holy hybridity - April 2012
Associated Article: Ten-year-old girl studies alongside adults
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