Posts Tagged Maasai believers

Bible Training REMIX

Community Christian Bible Training Institute (CCBTI) has two new campuses.  In addition to Turkana Bible Training Institute (TBTI) in Lodwar, we have successfully opened two new branches serving the Maasai churches.  The Ewaso Ng’iro campus, in Narok County, opened classes in August 2016 with six students.  In September the campus in Nga’tataek, in Kajiado County, […]

Discipleship Training Institute

One of our favorite ministry opportunities has always been time spent with our DTS (Discipleship Training School).  In order to avoid confusion with the similar ministries of YWAM (Youth With A Mission) that use the same name, we just changed the name to Discipleship Training Institute (DTI). We’ve just spent a week out in the […]

Phases of Ministry: Planting, Parenting, Partnering

There are different phases of ministry.  Missionary pioneers begin with the Planting phase:  proclaiming the gospel, making disciples, and planting new churches.  In the late 1970s, CMF was kicked out of Ethiopia by the new communist dictatorship.  Some of the CMF-Ethiopia team came to Kenya, starting pioneering church planting work among the unreached Maasai and […]

Discipleship Training School reborn

Emaisisi Olaitoriani lang! “Let us all praise our Lord together!” We have some wonderful news to share with you about the ministry among the Maasai, especially concerning the Discipleship Training School (DTS).  Read the full update here.  We are also in the process of putting together a website just for the DTS.  We will let […]

Moloi Nkurma

On our way to Olepishet (all seven of us) for the DTS graduation this past weekend, we stayed the night at the CCC / CMF training center in Ewaso Ng’iro.  While there, we had an opportunity to meet with Moloi ole Nkurma, our brother in the Lord and one of our three primary co-workers for […]

Coming to America …

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

Mme ninye …

One of the favorite parts of my job is serving as a translation consultant to the Kenya Bible Society as it is working to revise the Maasai Bible.  The Maa translation was prepared from the English RSV with occasional reference to the Living Bible (English) paraphrase.  Now the folks who worked on the original, all […]

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 […]

PBS video: update

If it’s easier for you to read the interview than to watch it, you can do so here: www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/july-6-2012/converting-the-masai/11685/

a brand new church!

I just heard that CCC has begun a church plant in Mai Mahiu (“Hot Springs” in Kikuyu).  Last Sunday was there 2nd worship there. Mai Mahiu is at the base of the Escarpment on the way to Narok at the junction of the Narok and Lower Road to Naivasha. It is on the border between […]

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