Conversation Magazine Volume 2 Issue 1

Listening to the world news, hardly a month goes by without another saddening revelation of the breakup of the family of a high profile pastor or a tragic family murder or the passing of a piece of legislation further distorting our picture of the fundamental social building block. In East Africa, the on-going social revolution and the multiple attendant crises affecting the family have been the subject of increasing discussion in the…

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MTC days 2-5: Imara

Thanking God for teaching us lots of things about himself and ourselves last week. Thanks for our external speakers and facilitators who were really excellent. Thanks for our cooks who fed us wonderfully. Thanks for the apprentices who graciously endured long days and cramped conditions and engaged brilliantly. Here are the resources, notes and links to accompany the training: Sermon Preparation Toolkit; Evangelistic Preaching notes; 10 commandments for Evangelistic Preaching…

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Praying for Ukraine

We’ve been praying this month at iServe Africa for the country of Ukraine. Thanks to Lena and Tanya for giving us excellent presentations about their sending organisation (Kreativity) and church context and about their country. Use their presentations to keep praying: Ukraine (1mb pdf) Kreativity (1.6mb pdf) Conversation TeamiServe Africa is an indigenous Kenyan gospel-driven organisation that exists to promote faithful Bible teaching and servant leadership.

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Stand firm

A few resources from the end of the term of Training Wednesdays: Last session of Church History Turning Points – Lessons from Festo Kivengere & the East African Revival; Influence of Keswick Theology on the East African Revival; Andy Naselli’s research on Keswick theology of sanctification – pdfs and mp3s Personal finances – The topic no-one wants to talk about; 5 Best Personal Finance Tools; John Wesley method A few resources from…

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Review: Dig Deeper

Dig Deeper: Tools to unearth the Bible’s treasure by Nigel Beynon and Andrew Sach Reviewed by iServe Africa apprentice Peter Muturi: For a long time I deferred reading this book going by the fact that I am not that good at reading abstract materials. Yet when I read through the introduction I only realized how much I had missed. In a time when postmodernism seems to be getting the better part…

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Praying for South Sudan

Last month South Sudan was our prayer focus at iServe Africa. Let’s keep in prayer for this troubled nation as news continues to come in: Renewed fighting in South Kordofan in the last few days [AllAfrica]. Pray for peace and reconciliation for the sake of the vulnerable and for the sake of disrupted gospel work in this massively militarised country. Pray against negative ethnicity and for those seeking peaceful settlements. Pray for…

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