Guarding and proclaiming the unchanging truth in a changing world

Sustainable Development

Leader: 
Rev’d Dr Dennis Tongoi

The Rev Dr Dennis Tongoi lives in Nairobi and worked for the Navigators for twenty years before becoming Executive Director of CMS Africa which he has successfully established an international organization working in eight countries over the past ten years. He is the author of ‘Mixing God with Money’ and has lectured extensive on ‘Business as Mission’. He is married to Irene and they have three children. 

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Network Statement

Purpose:
To establish global partnerships and work with the local Church to bring sustainable transformative development amongst the poor/needy. 
 
Aims of the Network:

1. Promote Biblical Theology – The need for a mindset change. 

  • Proclaiming and demonstrating the Kingdom of God
  • How do we become stewards of our gifts and resources? 
  • How do we give priority to poor, Luke 4?  
  • The need to understand and practice biblical generosity 
  • Discipleship content to promote daily walk and obedience to Christ.

2. Management of Development by building capacity and promoting transparency and accountability  in the following community sectors.

  • Agriculture, 
  • Health, 
  • Environment and care of creation, 
  • Education, 
  • Wealth Creation and management 

3. Coordinate Relief and Aid in response to natural or man-made crisis.

  • Logistical and communication systems and structures for emergency response
  • Promote trauma healing and pastoral care
  • Facilitate conflict transformation and reconciliation

4. Advocacy – Identify and transform systemic causes of poverty and injustice.   

  • Prayer for the Nations and communities
  • Not just binding up the wounds victims but binding up the robbers
     

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