Category Archives: Bible Training Center for Pastors

The New School Bell

After students spent the whole breakfast break complaining that there wasn’t enough “time in the schedule” to complete their assignments, John thought he would help them “find time” by buying them an old school alarm clock. Unfortunately, his plan backfired a bit because the cheap thing is from China and the alarm setting doesn’t work unless you set it off… (more…)

The New Minisry Schedule

Now that we are under one roof with all of our students, we have begun studying full time. John has done a good job coming up with a tight schedule, and he is sticking to it. He keeps it taped on the shelf next to the Bible and doesn’t respond well to objections. It goes something like: 6:00 am, class… (more…)

Calvary Chapel’s Annual East African Pastors Conference

“As in Philipians 1:6, our confidence continues to grow with the good work the SMBS team did in Uganda. Ellie, a young man who the SMBS team was disciplining, has decided to give up everything for Christ. I got him this morning at our gate at 8 am with his handwritten application letter asking to leave high school in favor of… (more…)

Proscovia Baptized

After seeing Peter baptized, Proscovia (one of our students) decided to be baptized as well! She had been sprinkled as a young child, but wanted to be baptized in a more Biblical manner. We followed the baptism up with swimming lessons and a good dinner of pork and chips. Had we only known our church was doing baptism again this Sunday we… (more…)

Baptism

We took Peter, our new student, to church with us for the first time today, not knowing that it would be his turn to be buried in baptism with Christ, and raised to walk in newness of life. It’s been such an encouragement this week seeing him earnestly reading God’s Word this past week.

Prison Minstry Update

So delighted with Prison ministry results. Peter got saved from Prisons and continued with discipleship class. Now he is released from prison and still thirsts for more intensive discipleship. He says he better suffer for Christ instead. He is ready for a 2 year program. Today we spent the whole day finding a future Dormitory for him and other students… (more…)

SMBS Team Arrives

“How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” Isaiah 52:7 The team from Slavic Missionary Bible School arrived safely in Soroti last week. Eugene has done an awesome job arranging everything for them. They will be teaching BTCP,… (more…)