Thanksgiving and Commissioning

Happy new year! We are grateful to God for another team of 42 apprentices that we commissioned to go out after their term of service in ministry. On the same day, we received and commissioned 22 more apprentices who have already begun their service in different placements across the country. Join us as we pray for them that God shall use them in the various placements. Conversation KE

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Where Did the Good Old Days Go To?

Growing up, such phrases as “today’s generation is spoiled”, or “back in the day such things were unheard of” or “Oh! back in our days’ people were much better behaved than now”. The above and many more are very common, especially with the generation of our parents and the generations before them. It is used by those who are older to lament over the new generation’s “increased evil”. Of late,…

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Apprentice serving in Maseno, Western Kenya

Kenneth is a first year apprentice serving in Deliverance Church, Maseno in the Western part of Kenya. Ken hails from Meru County and narrates his story and experience in the apprenticeship programme… My name is Kenneth Mutuma, a sinner saved by God’s grace. I and was brought up in a simple family with my parents living together and teaching us the basics of religion like the importance of going to…

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The Hole in our Holiness Book Review

“The Hole in our Holiness: Filling the gap between Gospel passion and pursuit of Godliness” is a book written by Kevin DeYoung. Kevin is the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, an assistant professor at RTS and an author. One might expect a book about holiness to be heavy on finger pointing towards certain levels that one has not attained especially on matters of sexual purity.…

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Apprentice serving in Nyeri, Central Kenya

Joseph is a first year apprentice serving at PCEA Ngaini Parish in Nyeri, Central Kenya. He serves as the youth and children coordinator. He shares his experience for the past nine months that he has been there… My name is Joseph Kiguru Mwangi from Gatundu south, Kiambu County. I started going to church in primary school but became a Christian in high school after hearing a sermon during a Christian…

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What Women Really Need

In a world where so much is on offer, I wonder what women want. Not actually what they want but what they really need. “What will satisfy our deepest longings? In this engaging collection of personal stories and thought-provoking articles, women share their insights into the significance of Jesus and the impact he can make in every woman’s life.” “This is why I found this book to be of great help.…

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Book Review: The Transforming Power of the Gospel

The Transforming Power of the Gospel is a book written by Jerry Bridges. Bridges was an author, speaker and staff member of The Navigators. In the book, Jerry Bridges aims at helping readers to become more conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. Sharing his own story in the journey of becoming more like Christ, Jerry shows the two extremes that Christians tend to fall into. On one extreme, one…

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Book review – “God’s Big Picture: Tracing the story line of the Bible.”

This book has been written by Vaughan Roberts who is a founder member of 9:38 and is on the leadership team of the Proclamation Trust. I had always struggled with thoughts that the Old Testament is outdated and irrelevant to a 21st Century Christian. I thought that there is no need to read the Old Testament and even if I was reading I would only choose passages that looked appealing and…

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