This article was originally published in the July 2021 edition of ITMI Monthly.
Lazarus also served as a mediator for a peace discussion between two feuding gangs.
In mid-June, ITMI’s Lazarus Yezinai asked us to pray for his wife who had been in bed for 5 days with malaria, typhoid and ulcers. Several of Lazarus’ other family members also faced fairly major health challenges, including his wife’s grandmother, Lazarus’ brother and his mother.
“But in all this, God is still in control and He is good to us,” he writes.
On June 11, Lazarus was able to hold a COVID-19 awareness outreach event for several gang members who are married with children. These households received Hand Washing Kits funded by ITMI supporters. (Pictured above.)
Many others stopped to listen to God’s Word, too!
ITMI's Lazarus Yezinai meets with gang members.
Lazarus also served as a mediator for a peace discussion between two feuding gangs. His Bible-soaked speech seems to have been the beginning of reconciliation, and Lazarus will be helping with further peace talks between the two gangs.
About the Authors
Steve Evers has advocated for and served the ITMI partners as ITMI Director since 2001. Approximately once a year, Steve visits with ITMI partners in their countries and brings stories back to encourage supporters. Steve enjoys photography and mechanics, (both hobbies that have greatly benefited ITMI partners!) Prior to becoming ITMI's Director, Steve served on the Board of Directors for 4 years. Steve lives in Arizona with his wife, Darlene.
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