Jacksons, Mission Partners of Castle Street, Missions

Jacksons Update – October 5th 2022 (excerpts)

Give thanks that Fraser is home safely from the NetACT AGM in Johannesburg, where the need for partner colleges in the various countries to collaborate was emphasised, without expecting the central office to arrange everything, and for the joy in meeting colleagues face-to-face after only being able to video call over the past two years.

There was one new partner at the AGM – Presbyterian Theological Seminary from the English-speaking part of Cameroon (http://ptskumba.com/).  They have no dedicated library staff and are keen for Fraser to assist in training one of the academic staff to look after the library.  One possibility is for Fraser to arrange a team visit with librarians from other NetACT partners to help with the cataloguing backlog which they have. 

Pray for Fraser as he arranges to visit Morija Theological Seminary in Lesotho in the next 4-6 weeks and if we should pray for a librarian volunteer from overseas to come on a cataloguing trip.

God is moving in the lives of prisoners at Drakenstein.

Simphewe told Dawn today how much he had changed since leaving the prison gang and following Jesus.  His family noticed the change when they visited for the first time for years.

Alfred has realised he needs to tell the truth and apologise to the family members he’s hurt with his lies and denials. Pray for courage and the right words for him, and for the many men who suffer from depression and anger to find peace and encouragement in focussing on Jesus.