The 2017 Oceania Summer Bible Conference was held on December 8-10, 2017, in Marysville, Melbourne in Australia. The total number of attendees was 80 including 4 from Chicago, 3 from Korea and 2 from New Zealand.
Ethiopia was formed as a country about 1000 BC by Menelik, a son between King Solomon of Israel and the queen of Sheba (1 Kings 10:1-10). The area is 1,104,300 square kilometers and the population is about 102 million. GDP is 823 US dollars and it is a very poor country with 175th place in the world. The food shortage is a very serious problem of the country. The religion is Ethiopian Orthodox 43.5%, Islam 33.9%, and Protestant 18.6%.
Dr. Isaac Suh (*Son in law of Dr.Samuel and YoonSook Choi of Chong Ro-1st) as an excellent and outstanding doctor during the ceremony of 20th anniversary of diplomatic relationship between Korea and Cambodia. <On the right of the picture on the podium: Dr. Isaac Suh receiving an Award Prize>
Nigeria is a country with the largest population in Africa, about 190 million, and the only country in Africa to join OPEC. The capital city was recently moved to a city named Abuja which is located in the center of the country.
On 12.18 David Won Jr. and Anna Joy Ahn will go to Rwanda during the winter break as short term missionaries; Please pray for them to be great encouragement to M. Daniel, Deborah Yang and Rwanda leaders and members. They may learn to serve God's world mission work more and longer in their future life through this STM journey.