EES News

Showing Mercy, Expressing Love Through Evangelism

XXXX The Rev. Laban Agisa will recruit and train evangelists for door-to-door evangelism and revivals in Utawala Parish, Diocese of Nairobi, Kenya. His grant work will be done during the summer of 2019.

Evangelism Training in the Diocese of Nzara, South Sudan

With the goal of transforming the culture from revenge-seeking to forgiving, the Rt. Rev. Samuel Enosa Peni held two four-day workshops in December, 2018. Ninety-eight evangelists were trained in evangelism,contextualization of the Gospel (using Isaiah 65:17-25), and peacebuilding, forgiveness and reconciliation. Participants were taught by the Bishop, the Dean of the Cathedral, and the diocesan … Read More »

Empowering the Youth, Sustaining the Church

The Rev. Julius Chunga planned and led a six-day leadership and empowerment course for youth during the summer 2018. The training was offered in the Diocese of Northern Malawi and included participants from the dioceses of Southern Malawi and Lake Malawi; the National Youth Executive from the Anglican Council in Malawi also attended. The course … Read More »

Peer Discipleship Initiative for the Youth

The Rev. Chanju Banda held a five-day training for forty youth and ten pastors in July, 2018. The group included representatives from the major Christian denominations in the area. Although he intended to hold one session for the pastors, and then another for the youth, logistics required that he combine the sessions. He believes that … Read More »

Bridges of Hope

Erika Jackson developed and offered  Bridges of Hope, a program of tutoring, vocational training and Bible study, to marginalized teenage girls in Ghana during the summer of 2018. Her work required that she collaborate with the Bishop, Diocesan staff, and others who have worked with the target population in Cape Coast.

An Acts 11 Evangelism Model for Chikhwawa Parish

The Rev. Canon Makweya Chanzah has established a new church in the East Bank of the Shire River in Southern Malawi. His grant work included identifying and training lay and ordained leaders and working with them to facilitate a crusade.  The location is of deep historical significance to the Diocese, but is geographically difficult to access. … Read More »

Empowering Women in the Diocese of Western Tanganyika

The Rev. Emmanuel Bwatta has preached, led seminars, Bible studies, met with church leaders, government officials, and individual men and women to explore the treatment of women in society and in the church. In three months’ time he attended over twenty events and connected with more than 1,400 individuals. He reports that many people with whom … Read More »

Prison Reform in Liberia

The Rev. Terry Quoi is continuing his 2016 grant work for prison reform in Liberia. He is expanding his scope, from improving prison conditions for inmates to engaging church and community leaders in transforming the criminal justice culture from a punitive system to a rehabilitative system. His work was initially delayed in summer ’17 by the … Read More »

Training Church Planters

The Rev. Bart Segu has returned to the Diocese of Kibondo, Tanzania to develop and offer a training series for church planters. Available to women and men, lay and ordained, the training  focuses on Christian discipleship, Segu’s own church planting experience, and the knowledge he has gained through his studies at Sewanee. Segu believes that Christian … Read More »

Evangelical Prison Ministry in Liberia

The Rev. Terry Quoi has developed a prison ministry with the incarcerated in Liberia. He trained and supported a team of prison chaplains, whose work continues. His vision is to teach those in prison how to pray, and how to build a relationship with God, and to invite them to think of God as one … Read More »