Posts Tagged curriculum development

Coming to America …

Yep, it’s that time again. We’re coming to America in April. For the interested, here is our latest update.

Telling the Story

Storytelling is an important part of East African cultures.  But often in the churches this cultural strength has been exchanged for the lecture or yell-a-lot methods of teaching and evangelism.  We recently held a storytelling workshop for the Narok Central cluster of congregations to help church teachers and youth workers (re)learn how to be good […]

Mainosa! Tunakula! Let’s Eat!

The rough draft of the Swahili adaptation / translation of our Enkinosata Ororei le Nkai (“Eating the Word of God”) curriculum has been finished.  On February 16th, I went to Narok to meet with our editorial committee.  We were able to work through a number of important issues.  I am particularly excited because the adaptation […]

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 […]

ministry summary

equipping churches, teachers, and church leaders … our strategy … what’s going well? If you’re interested, Read our November 2011 “ministry summary” (pdf file)

Discipling Teachers (update)

some encouragement: One of our co-workers is Ellen Ombati, a missionary with NMSI.  She and Ruth are collaborating on a new story-based children’s curriculum and have previously worked together with sunday school teacher’s training.  Ellen also works with some of the mamas at Nasha’s Creations.  Here’s an excerpt from an email Ellen sent us recently: […]

Swahili revision of “Eating the Word of God”

It looks like the team for the translation/adaptation of the “Enkinosta Ororei Le Nkai” lessons into kiSwahili is coming into place!  This will allow these lessons to be used in our town and mixed-tribal congregations.  (See our Ministries page for more information about this curriculum.)

Discipling Teachers

The sunday school teacher’s training on October 1st went well.  Go to our photo albums page for the link to some pictures. Yesterday I was able to lead a teachers’ training session for the teachers of the Narok Community Christian Church.  They want to implement the “Eating the Word of God” lessons.  The time went […]

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 […]

prayer update

For our pray-ers:  a pdf copy of our April prayer update is available here.

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