Posts Tagged church planting

2011 church growth

In 2011, there were 38 new churches planted in the CCC. There were 23 congregations planted in Maasai land (including two, I believe, in a tribally mixed area). There were 13 congregations in Turkana land. There was 1 new congregation planted in the Kibera slum of Nairobi. There was 1 new congregation planted in Samburu […]

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 […]

August update

A new house, curriculum development, training sunday school teachers for the Maasai churches, a special visitor from America … click here to view a PDF of our latest newsletter. We’ve  posted some new pictures of the Maasai Women’s Ministry on our photo album page. Have you ever wondered just where we live?  Take a bird’s […]

East Africa Drought & Famine

“The worst drought in East Africa in 60 years …” Back in 1979, Jan Voshaar observed that due to the forced redistribution of land in the early 1900s “in some dry areas there is no longer question of any grazing system.  If the weather is good, there is grazing, if not, there is drought and […]

update, March 2011

For those of you who are not on our snail mailing list … click here to view a PDF of our March 2011 newsletter.

one year, 28 new churches

In 2010, the number of CCC churches in Kenya grew from 135 to 163! (CCC is “Community Christian Church”, the name of the fellowship of congregations planted by CMF … including the daughter, grand-daughter, and great-grand-daughter churches.  Currently, the CCC church planting movement is expanding among the Maasai, the Turkana, and the Samburu peoples.  Note:  […]

two more churches …

Our friend and co-worker, Jackson Meing’ati, came over today to drink shaai (tea with milk and sugar, or honey, in this case) and “chew the news.”  Zerachiah, who hadn’t met him yet, quickly made friends! We discussed the implementation of the Enkinosata Ororei Le Nkai curriculum in the Maasai churches.  He also told me that […]

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