Bishop Given and Lillian will be visiting us on October 16th!
The Diocese of Kondoa is in north central Tanzania, south of Mount Kilimanjaro to highest mountain in Africa. Bishop Given Gaula fellowshipped at Church of the Word about 10 years ago while he studied in a local seminary. We supported Given and Lilian and heir 3 children while he pastored back in Tanzania, gained his PhD in New Zealand and now has been appointed Bishop in Kondoa. Dan and Francine Thomas have made several trips to Tanzania and recently Francine led a group for Word in August 2015. See video above.
This Summer 2016, Francine Thomas delivered several hundred copies on a pastors book on leadership to clergy and catechists in Kondoa.
September 2016 update African Bible Commentaries in Swahili have become available again. We are having 16 copies shipped from Kenya to Kondoa Bible School. Cost $25 each.
Through Langham Trust.
You can learn a great deal by reading this blog https://habarizakondoa.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/raindrops-keep-falling-on-my-head/