South Sudan news, prayer requests, stories from the field, and updates on all things Seed Effect from our team and partners.

War, Refugees, and a New Location

We often say that South Sudan is a hard place to work and 2016 proved to be the most difficult year yet. A failed peace agreement in July gave way to deep instability as war and violence spread throughout the country. Annual inflation soared to over 800%, and hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese fled their homes for the safety of the refugee camps in neighboring countries. Uganda alone welcomed almost 500,000 South Sudanese refugees in 2016. As the violence and insecurity escalated over the second half of last year, we were forced to reduce, and eventually suspend, operations at our ...

FEBRUARY 2017 | Prayer Requests

“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:1-2 The conflict in South Sudan continues to escalate and there are now a reported 1.2 million South Sudanese seeking refuge in neighboring countries, primarily in Uganda. Will you please pray with us? HEALING : One of our staff, Butti’s, child was admitted to the hospital a few days ago. Please pray for quick healing. PROTECTION + SAFETY : The conflict in South Sudan is affecting our staff and ...

JANUARY 2017 | Prayer Requests

So when God desired to show more convincingly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable character of his purpose, he guaranteed it with an oath, so that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek. Hebrews 6: 17-20 The New ...

Will you join us?

We’ve known from the beginning that South Sudan is a hard place to work. That’s why we decided to work there in the first place. Over the last year, fighting has erupted again throughout the country and over one million people have fled their homes as refugees. Inflation has soared to over 800 percent. The reality of the implications of this on our friends in South Sudan is devastating and we are grieving alongside our brothers and sisters. But we remain committed to the hard places and committed to a God who wants to do mighty things in and through each of us. So, when ...


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