Jean Jacques Bukasa* – DRC

Area Director

Born into a Catholic family, Jean never had a home church. His family attended several, never settling on one. As a result, he struggled to understand the value of a Church community. His grandmother invited him to the ordination for an Anglican priest, where he was inspired and aspired to become an Anglican priest himself. As he learned more about his chosen denomination, he understood the love of Jesus and asked Him into His life. This led to Baptism and a full and active Church life for Jean.

Jean was called on to lead the choir and youth ministry at his Church. He was then chosen to attend the Theological Institute and now serves as a priest. Two Young Life leaders were involved as well, and Jean was interested. He continued to grow in his faith, and now serves as an area director of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His calm presence and determination have served him well in this role.

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