About Rise Congo
Our Academy opened in 2008. We have ministered
to over 2,000 children and high-schoolers. We have
both a primary and secondary school. Over the years
hundreds of children and teens have come to know
Christ as their Savior. We continue to raise spiritual
leaders, watching them grow into young adults
serving the Lord. Lives changed is what it's all about.
Over the years we've had three little Bible Colleges
that have struggled. It has been very difficult to
relocate an entire family to a new location for study.
They have to plant gardens, find work, and uproot
In 2019, we restructured our Bible Colleges to be both
at a physical location and mobile. We have four
colleges located within our six districts ministering to
our 27 churches. Our mobiles
colleges send two college teachers to where the
students are living, to teach module-style classes.
As of 2020, we have 27 churches in six Provines of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Some are in jungle villages and some are in cities. We have churches that have thatched roofs and made of mud bricks and churches that have tin roofs and cinder block walls. The believers inside of the buildings is what matters. Wonderful, fibrant Christians, witnessing to unbelievers, and being a blessing to one another. All in the midst of years of war and a multitude of sicknesses, they serve God Almighty.
In 2016 we launched our Leadership Conferences.
We have seen great success.We have restructured
this to coincide with the four areas where we have
We invite local city officials to our Leadership
Conferences. We teach Biblical guidelines for
leadership success and weave the gospel in, then
attach those that have trusted Christ into further