Category Archives: BTCP

The Generous Heart of a People Group

A few weeks back, our students in Mt Elgon (Sipi Falls) decided to help ease our grocery budget by sending a large amount of beans, plantains, and onions. Its always an encouragement and a blessing when we receive financial support. However, this is the type of financial gift that blesses us more than any other: seeing those being discipled giving… (more…)

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…)

Sipi Falls Class

We spent the last month without having class with our Sipi Falls group! There was no way for us to reach class early Saturday mornings without a car while we were in the process of trying to find a new one. When we returned, we weren’t sure what we would find. Would pastors still be there to study? Sure enough,… (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.

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…)

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