Category Archives: Preparation

From Evangelism to Now Descipleship

Well, this was the big week. It has been one year since I met all these men and women who live in the Nandi Hills. In one year’s time: a Bible school has been started for pastors and church leaders (Julius, Nelson, and Samuel deserve much accreditation for this portion because they are volunteering as teachers);  I have trained the… (more…)

Women Discipling Younger Women

The Ladies group in Mt Elgon is doing excellent. I will spend another two weeks teaching them how to do research, write lesson plans, and then they will start planning outreach, evangelism, and discipleship among the youth in their town. I am so excited. They are really devoted to make this thing work. Their teacher (Ruben pictured to the right)… (more…)

Ortum Town Pokot

Three hours drive past where I live on the road to Kakuma Refugee Camp lies a little village called Ortum. It is in Pokot territory and looks like something out of an old western movie. My friend and I went to visit the newly opened BTCP class there. I was so blessed to meet all of Pastor Ruben’s new students.… (more…)

One on One

These past two weeks have been full of one-on-one discipleship and teaching. I have been meeting with two ladies on a weekly basis. One I am disciplining with the Biblical Foundation Course, and the other I am teaching how to become a better public speaker/teacher by helping her write speaker notes and letting her practice in front of me. It… (more…)

More News from Pokot

There is an area very deep in Pokot territory called Alale. It is around 5 hrs drive deep into the bush, and if you hike another 30 km  by foot, you will meet people who don’t even know what century it is. I met a couple by the name of Rick and Mary who have been doing mission work around… (more…)

Servanthood in Action

  As mentioned earlier, each teacher lead one session of the conference that related to their main strengths. The topic of John’s session was servanthood  and how it relates to leadership.  John was overqualified for this topic! Pictured above is Greg commending him on all his service. When we were in Kakuma refugee camp starting a bible school, John was… (more…)

Pray for Discipleship Movement

During the same training I mentioned in yesterdays post, my assigned task was to share with these teachers the system I use to help students start discipleship programs for their community. It was quite a task: training teachers to go and train the teachers under them to train students to go and teach in their communities. What I though was… (more…)