Three Grace Brethren pastors recently participated in the Aquila Project, teaching for two weeks at the Brethren Biblical Seminary in the Central African Republic. From left, pastors Chuck Thornton (Soldotna, Alaska), Dan Jackson (Myerstown, Penna.), and Greg Ryerson (West Milton, Ohio) were the first visiting professors to teach at the new James Gribble Center near the capital city of Bangui. Dean of the African seminary, Dr. Francois Ngoumape, is at right.
The Aquila Project is a joint effort of GBIM and the African churches to provide trained leaders for the 2,400 Grace Brethren congregations in that country. (photo and information courtesy Greg Ryerson)