ICC Supports a Pastor in Uganda Through Livestock Assistance
10/05/2020 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – It’s no secret that a Muslim who converts to Christianity faces extreme danger. Muslim-background believers (MBBs) are often forced to worship in secret, or with a small group of fellow MBBs, in order to practice their faith safely. For those who actively minister to MBBs and serve this at-risk community, there is an added layer of danger.
Reverend Murabyo is a constant evangelist to former Muslims as they enter into their new life. He and his wife disciple and care for 20 MBBs in their home in Uganda. Through his experience as an evangelist to local Muslims, Rev. Murabyo began sheltering MBBs who were thrown out of their homes for converting to Christianity.
In order to support this brave couple in their ministry efforts, ICC provided them with two cows to help alleviate some of their day-to-day expenses. Rev. Murabyo expressed, “I would like to bring my joy and my happiness to the project given to me in supporting the MBBs who stay at our home. This project has come like a miracle because I was not expecting such a blessing to our family.”
Members of the home will be able to use milk from the cows for food and once the cows give birth, they will earn an income from the sale of the young cows in the local market.
One of the MBBs shared, “We thank God that now we have our own cows. Soon they shall be providing milk for our family and we shall be selling the milk and getting school books. Thank you so much for remembering us and thinking of our health.”
Pastor Murabyo’s daughter added, “These cows will be giving us organic manure to put in our banana plantation. We depend largely on bananas as fruit and as a meal. Our bananas will now [greatly increase their] yield.”
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