“God has called us for service to impact the world for Christ. Empower One Africa builds into our leadership training by working on team building; motivating our team to deal with new challenges; and creating opportunities for fellowship among other leaders.”

William Udar was born in Mahagi, DRC. His family had very little growing up. His parents were Catholic and he remembers going to church every Sunday. By attending church, they thought they were already Christians. William’s father was carpenter, but he spent much of the family money drinking. William’s mother filled the role of looking after the needs of the family including school fees for the children.  William recalls,

“Life was miserable. I often felt sad and hopeless in that family. It was hard to organize my life. There was no peace at all in my life.”

In 1998, a Monday he remembers, a servant of God visited him at his home; shared the Word of God, but he did not receive Jesus in his life that day. He left William with many booklets and tracks and requested him to read those booklets in his free time. When he read the booklets and the testimonies of many people who were facing the similar problems in their lives but now have peace because of Jesus Christ in their lives, he was challenged and realized that Jesus alone might be the solution to his problems too. Then on Sunday morning he went to an Evangelical church which is nearby my home and attended the services.

“When the pastor invited people to receive Jesus Christ, I was the first person to go in front and made the decision to receive Jesus as my Lord and Savior. That very day, I got peace in my life and I joined the church.”

William serves with Empower One Africa as the DRC Regional Leader. He is married to Francine and they have 7 children (5 daughters and 2 sons).

“I love to train leaders in reaching the unreached and unengaged people within my region with the gospel!”

Pray for William

Pray for our ministry to extend to other provinces. Pray for our national leadership as well as the unity of our church leaders. Pray for other denominations to understand and be involved in the vision of Empower One.

William is our Regional Leader in the DR Congo

William Udar

Regional Leader, DR Congo

DR Congo

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