by Charles Braddix
Robert Lane, who serves with the International Mission Board in South Sudan, warned that "the window is small. We don't know how long South Sudan will be open. Now the Gospel can be proclaimed, but there are risks." He added, though, "The Gospel is worth them all and a thousand more..."
...Within the country Christians are, indeed, praying for a true and lasting peace, noted pastor Ellie Sworo.
"Christians stood in prayer and fasting for peace in the country," Sworo, who leads Nuru Baptist Church in Juba, said. "Glory to God that the peace accord is already signed. Christians are now praying for the implementation process and the interim period, that it would be a very peaceful one..."
..."South Sudan has over half its population in some kind of camp, whether internally displaced peoples, or outside the country along the border," he said. "Some of these people have been in camps for over 15 years. Now we have movement to Christ in several places in at least two people groups."
Cearley said, "We have young IMB families living in South Sudan. Pray for them. Pray for the Light, shining through them in this darkness..."