Dr. Richard Letshu and Rukang Chicomb. Making the claim: there is still an opportunity to love.
Dr. Richard Letshu is a medical doctor who specializes in epidemiology and an active United Methodist layman from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He serves as bureau chief for the World Health Organization’s provincial office in central Congo. The son of a United Methodist clergyman-father and active lay-mother, Letshu teaches Bible study for congregations and church conferences. A former government official with the Congolese state, he has worked with the World Health Organization since 2004.
Rukang D. Chikomb is a commercial pilot and a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church assigned as director of Southern Congo Wings of the Morning, the aviation ministry of the Southern Congo-Zambia Episcopal Area. Southern Congo Wings of the Morning provides transportation for hospitals, educators, mission teams, church leaders, and other mission needs. A native of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chikomb attended local United Methodist schools and earned a state diploma in chemistry and biology.