Muordek is from Tonj, but was trapped in Khartoum at the outset of Sudan’s civil war and was therefore raised tor much of his yourh in Khartoun by relatives. He was blessed, in that he entered university there and was therefore exempted from the draft and therefore did not face the dilemma of either leaving the country, or fighting his family and homeland in the South, as part of the Sudanese military. He completed a 4 year degree and when peace returned, moved to Warrup to work in the new government. When Tonj sate was formed, state employees where encouraged to choose the state and government that was their actual homeland. Mourdek therefore move to Tonj to assume his current position as Director General/Minister of Culture and Information for Tonj State.
Muordek grew up in a family of believers and attended the Brethren church in Khartoum, during his 18+ year residence there. He also worked in the lab at Swiss Medical Services, where he first met Ruben.
Muordek also made the comment during our interview, that there where 2 episodes of persecution o Christians in Khartoum, while he was living there. Both episodes resulted in significant INCREASES in the attendance of all the Christian congregations