Category Archives: Discipleship

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…)

Sick Day

We have had a sick student at our house for the past few days. She is on about 9 different tablets at this point! But praise the Lord, we know what’s wrong and treatment is working. She spent time studying with me today and is feeling much better, but the meds are making her extremely dizzy.

Yoba Yogurt 

This might be the most creative substitute for a thermos yet. “Don’t sit on my Yoba!” That is the message Scovia has for anyone who might come to the house late tonight. We have been working all day on this first test round of Yoba yogurt using village milk and are now waiting for it to sit at 45 C… (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…)

Brotherly Love

Psalms 133 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!It is like the precious oil upon the head, coming down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard, coming down upon the edge of his robes. It is like the dew of Hermon coming down upon the mountains of Zion; for there the LORD commanded the blessing—life… (more…)

The Grapes! 

Did you know that the pomegranate is mentioned 32 times in the Old Testament? Yes, and not only that, but that can be incredibly confusing for BTCP students in remote areas who have never seen or tasted one before. So, while I was doing some much needed restocking in a small grocery store 5 hours from our town, John spotted… (more…)