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Total Gospel Grace

Last week at MTC our theme was Total Gospel: How the Gospel Changes Everything. We looked at how the news of Jesus, crucified, risen, returning, touches every area of life – leadership, work, ambitions, relationships and sexuality. And each of these are touched and transformed in a number of different ways by the gospel. So […]

Think!

Geoffrey Wachira, in his session on Critical Thinking and Asking Questions at the Ministry Training Course, pleaded with us to… Think! The world, the flesh and the devil don’t want us to think.  The cults and the false teachers effectively say, ‘Don’t think, trust me, I’ll think for you, just believe.’  In contrast, true faith […]

Faithful and fruitful in mission – MTC1 2016

We have been reminded recently as a staff team from John 15 that we should be aiming not only at faithfulness (as a steward discharging a duty) but also at a joyful, loving, prayerful, Christlike, tangible, supernatural fruitfulness. At the Ministry Training Course last week we were looking at 2 Timothy and Colossians and seeing there faithfulness […]

Geoffrey Muatha

My name is Geoffrey Muatha. I am a third born in a family of eight, four boys and four girls. I was born and brought up in a small village in Kangundo, in Machakos County and in a christian family. My childhood was full of memories and the good times we had in the neighborhood, […]

Paul Egelan

I am Paul Egelan, 24 years old. I am from Baragoi sub-county in Samburu County in the Northern part of Kenya. I am saved by the grace of God through the great love and mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ. I grew up in a Christian family of 10 and constantly attended church. Just to […]

The Church: lessons and warnings

Mark Noll writing about the state of the Western Church at the beginning of the 16th century but with a warning for us today: “The persistent fascination for over two centuries with political power, wealth, dynastic influence, and temporal advantage eventually began to tell on the entire church. The specific difficulty was persistent inattention to […]

AICMAR Annual School of Preaching

AICMAR Annual School of Preaching

Thanking God for a good time in Butere. Especially profitable evening sessions dealing with nitty gritty issues of pastoral ministry. Great to hear a bishop giving us his theme verse, “We preach Christ crucified” and challenging us, “Which is more important to you, your denomination or Christ and being a Christian?” Here are some of the notes and […]