At the age of seven, Francis was taken to a Jesus Film viewing. God used that resource to touch his heart. Following the film, with tears in his eyes, he accepted Christ as his Savior.

“I saw how Jesus was beaten and nailed on a cross. I knew then that I fell short of His glory and was a complete sinner, yet He was sinless. From that time on, my life changed! I struggled as a youth, but I struggled with my Jesus. At last, I am very firm in the Lord and do not regret serving the Most High Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior.”

William Udar, DRC Regional Leader introduced Francis to Empower One. He was drawn to the vision and mission of Empower One.

“This motivated me so much that I have taken the initiative to work with them. What motivated me most was the aim of Empower One – to reach out to the whole world with the Word of God.”

In 2020, Francis joined the DR Congo Regional Team as their Admin. He is responsible for managing the office, collecting and compiling reports as well as planning together with the team how the different churches can develop spiritual, socially and economically.

“My favorite part of my role is collecting, analyzing and compiling the monthly reports. I want to use my administrative management skills, strategic vision and creative thinking for the development of Empower One in DR Congo.”

When not working, Francis loves to spend time with family members and working in his garden.

Francis is our Regional Admin in DR Congo

Francis Jariekonga

Regional Admin, DR Congo

DR Congo

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