After serving as a pastor in the neighboring country of Uganda since 1988, Anastase returned with his family to his home country of Rwanda shortly after the horrific genocide in 1994. Answering a calling from God to establish a ministry for the multitude of people traumatized by this tragedy. In 1995, Agape Community church was launched, where Anastase has served faithfully as Pastor. In the wake of the genocide, there was an overwhelming need for forgiveness. To this end, Anastase served with African Evangelist Enterprise-Rwanda as Coordinator of Helaing and Reconciliation from 1996-2003, leading reconciliation workshops for pastors and church leaders. He has also served as the Board Chairman for Good News Prison and Jail Ministry Rwanda, a Partner of Compassion Christian Church.
- That Anastase would be a blessing in the name of Jesus to his people
- For Agape’s outreach to an unevangelized people group in South Sudan
- For Anastase’s children as they complete their schooling