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ORNELLA | Rwanda

I Forgive Those Who Massacred My Family

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My name is Ornella, and I am a volunteer for The Prisoner’s Journey® evangelism and discipleship program in a Rwamagana prison in Rwanda.

My parents were refugees and my other family members were massacred during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. I couldn’t bear to go to prison and meet some of the perpetrators of the genocide, who killed my relatives. But being trained by Prison Fellowship Rwanda on different topics regarding Bible studies and forgiveness, I decided to forgive them and now I’m able to minister to them.

I participated in the graduation event of Rwamagana prison.

I was especially touched by the testimony given by one graduate who declared the teachings of The Prisoner’s Journey® changed his life.

He used to steal materials that belonged to other inmates. He said, “Since I have started following the course, I’ve stopped sins and repented from all sins I committed against God and the community.”

Help others experience healing through Christ so they may also share God’s message of grace to prisoners around the world.

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