Equipping the saint for every good work…
As I was thinking on what to write to you this week, I found it necessary to let you know that many good things are taking place here in Arusha and east Africa in general. Many souls are added to the church daily by the good work done by the graduates of ACSOP who are working day and night in the Lord’s vineyard. I really thank brother Charles Herbert for the statistics he gave on our student outreach program for the month of April. Truly it is very encouraging to see faithful men of God working together toward that one goal of discipleship. I can tell just from those numbers that there are still many people who have never had an opportunity to hear the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ. And so we still need more people to be involved in our Father’s business of seeking and saving those who are lost.
Congregation Marriage Seminar: Beginning this month, ten congregations around the area will be blessed to receive different teachers and preachers from various congregations to conduct a marriage seminar. Soon after we had finished the Spiritual Disciplines Seminar and saw how successful we were, we decided to move on with the marriage seminar. Five teachers with their Timothy’s will be teaching on a marriage seminar (strengthening marriage and families) - a series of lessons that has been prepared from a book titled “What Every Family Needs.” Teaching these kinds of lessons will help congregations as they prepare to have elders in the near future. We really thank brother Cy for his wisdom in introducing this kind of series seminar, which will be taught in Sunday Bible classes and worship service. The Arusha church of Christ happened to be number one to be visited by these seminars. Members were very happy to receive the first lesson by our brother Ely who taught the men, and his wife who taught the ladies in a different class. My fellow worker in the kingdom, Charles, taught in the worship service, God bless you.
Let us continue to pray as ten men continue to strengthen these congregations in the area of marriage.
Thank you again for your love, support, and prayers for this work as we all continue working for Him and the Kingdom.
Dean of Students, Andrew Connally School of Preaching
A Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver extension school