CBN's Director of Outreach to French-Speaking Africa had a rare opportunity to speak to a group of lawmakers in Washington, D.C. this week.
Jon Cassel told the Congressional Prayer Caucus about his work for CBN's World Reach in western Africa.
He oversees Christian programming and humanitarian efforts in the region with a population of more than 204 million people.
Cassel was invited to speak by Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania.
"I want to provide the opportunity for someone like my colleagues to hear about the ministry that CBN is doing there, the good work that Jon is leading," he said. "I think that is extremely important. it serves a significant number of countries. Those in French-speaking Africa."
Cassel's work has taken him to more than 50 countries. Click play to watch his comments on the work of CBN's World Reach around the globe.
*Originally published Friday, March 12, 2012.