Proverbs 25:25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land.

Hope Worldwide Japan volunteers provide help after floods and landslides

 Hope Worldwide Japan volunteers are lending help after last week's deadly floods in Japan.

Thankfully, there are no reports of any disciples injured. But, at least 200 people have been killed and 10 000 people were evacuated from their homes, after what was described as the country's worst weather-related disaster.

Torrential rain battered the countryside and caused landslides in a number of small towns.  

Healing of a Wounded Idealist: Interview with the authors

Women's Day in Zambia themed "Walking in her Shoes"

Eighty-five women met last month to celebrate Women's Day with the Zambia International Church of Christ in Southern Africa. They celebrated their diversity, shared life stories, enjoyed poems, songs, and dance performances.

Two brothers from Zimbabwe express appreciation for the medical assistance they received

In August last year, Tariro Arthur Ruwona (36), a disciple in the Harare International Church of Christ, was diagnosed with acquired rheumatic heart disease and needed urgent open-heart surgery. Through the generosity of disciples around the world, funds were raised and he was able to travel to India in December and had two valves replaced at the BLK Hospital in New Delhi, three days before Christmas.

Tariro, a husband and father-of-two young children, wrote this letter of appreciation:

Calling all Designers

Design the Icon for the ICOC

By ICOC 3.0 Communications Task Force


The International Churches of Christ (ICOC) family is searching for a singular, unified icon that will become our logo representing our multi-national and multi-cultural members around the world.  We would love for the designers in our family to create this new icon.

He is Our Peace - How one sister saw five family members become disciples

After 16 years of being the only disciple in her family, Ruth Hewitt, a sister in the Johannesburg Church of Christ (South Africa) cried out to God and expressed her loneliness in her physical family. God answered her prayer and over the eight years that followed, she's seen her older sister, her brother-in-law, her niece, her own daughter and her 82-year-old mother become disciples.

Mother's Day messages from Kids

Christian Professional Conference in South Africa

Faith at Work was the theme of a Christian Professional Conference hosted last month by the Johannesburg Church of Christ, South Africa.

Harliem Salim (leader of the church in Jakarta, Indonesia) led a group of disciples from South-East Asia to help South African disciples and their friends in the business community understand their purpose in serving others as though they are serving Christ.SE Asia disciples

Jon Buchholz: To Change the World

Scott Green - How to Keep your First Love

A Tribute to Scott Green

Southern Africa Report - Botswana, Mozambique...

From Airline Pilot to Preacher

From a Heart Attack to Cancer. A survivor's story

Christian Ray Flores: Moz HOPE

A new mission: Looking after widows - One sister's story from Zimbabwe, southern Africa

Toko Muodzi, a sister from Harare, Zimbabwe, in the southern region of Africa, was happily married for 20 years, then she became a widow. Now she’s found a new mission in life: helping and encouraging the widows in her city.

She shares the journey in faith that brought her to this point:

"I was baptised as a single mother of one in 1991. God blessed me with a husband, Kizito in 1996 and we had three children together.

We served in various ministries in the church over the years. In January 2015, my husband decided to fast for 40 days for God to increase his faith in all areas of his life.

I was there

The Renton Story

News from the Southern Africa Island of Mauritius

Church service in Mauritius

New Song written by disciples: Southern Africa Youth Camp

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