Posts Tagged church history

update: February 2018

What do Maasai Christianity and Celtic Christianity have in common?  You might be surprised. For details and pictures, read our February newsletter.  

Expanding Christ’s Kingdom: June 2017 update

Last month we shared with you our team’s vision — unhindered disciple-making — and new mission statement: “to be a catalyst of God’s Kingdom Expansion in Kenya and the world through our own actions and partnerships with CCC and others.” (“CCC” is the Community Christian Churches planted by CMF — these congregations now number well […]

August update

The power of stories, a TBTI course, a Story-telling workshop, a new church plant & baptisms … Click here to view a PDF of our latest newsletter. . The picture is of part of the TBTI class in May 2012. Each morning we started with worship. For some reason or another I couldn’t add a […]

On our manner of evangelism

… don’t get all hot and bothered while addressing unbelievers. They will not understand you, and your vehemence will just turn them off to your message. Instead …

Happy Epiphany

Today is January 6, the day which the Church traditionally observes as “Epiphany,” the “Revealing” of Christ to the Gentiles.  So yesterday was the 12th day of Christmas and this is the day we should sing “We Three Kings” and the day when the ancient church liturgies would read the verses about the baptism of […]

Turkana

In October, I (Joshua) spent about two weeks with our teammates in Turkana land.  I taught two courses at Turkana Bible Training Institute (TBTI) in Lodwar and was able to get out in the bush a few times.  I’ve finally been able to post some new albums to our photo album page:  my TBTI classes, […]

Christianity is NOT a “western religion”

A highlight from teaching Church History to Turkana church leaders in Northwest Kenya:  at the end of the course two of the students told me, “now I can see that the Church is not a wazungu (foreign white people) religion.  It has been in Africa since its beginning and has deep roots in African soil.”  […]

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