Leave the 99 …

Matthew 18:12 – “What do you think?  If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray and gets lost, will he not leave the 99 on the mountain and go in search of the one that is lost?”

I have always loved this Scripture and always felt like this little lost […]

August 5th, 2017|Being Church, Bibles, Children, Church Planting, Life Stories|

Chad – Part 2: A Bible in the desert

The echoes for the morning prayer still rings in our ears when more than 70 pastors surreptitiously gathers in a quiet gathering close to one of the many mosques surrounding us.  The men and women gathering makes up the core of our church-planters in the Republic of Chad.  With a country dominated by Muslims planting […]

February 6th, 2017|Bibles, Church Planting|

Mozambique: 500 new churches

And so we continue the long road ……. another 1100 km’s to Chimoio in the heat!  Please climb in and join us …!

January 18th, 2016|Being Church, Bibles, Church Planting, Cultural, Education|

Planting churches: Mozambique

Many people ask me:  “So what on earth do you exactly do – what is Transformational Engineering.  How do you actually start a new church in an African context.  Well ….. I invite you to climb in and drive with us.  Join us as we start newly planted churches in Southern and Central Mozambique.   […]

January 15th, 2016|Being Church, Bibles, Church Planting, Culture, Education|

Rwanda: Caught between the market and the mosque

After discovering a shortage of KinyaRwanda Bibles I decided not to leave any stone unturned to find Bibles for hungry churches ….. desperately crying for just one Bible even if it meant sharing a Bible between 70 people.  I followed my new found friend Dusana to an overcrowded market (aren’t they always) on the other […]

January 13th, 2016|Bibles|

Dancing around burning Bibles

As the Rwanda Airways Boeing’s door opened I felt the hot air hitting me in the face.  It’s a familiar feel so close to the tropics.  I always feel at home arriving in Rwanda – I breath here for many reasons.  Mostly because I love the people (ok I love all of Africa’s people) but […]

January 11th, 2016|Being Church, Bibles|

Finishing strong …….

The year is running to an end at such a pace that I am dragging my feet behind …… breathless trying not to accept the fact that Christmas is around the corner.  The fact that I am very very very far behind in my postings doesn’t bother me so much these days.  There is a […]

November 25th, 2015|Being Church, Bibles, Leadership, Training|

Utumiki wa Azimayi – Women let’s stand up and grow!

From a distance you hear the Chichewa words echoing through the village, “Utumiki wa Azimai” (Stand up women – let us grow)!  Then a lot of laughter as dance and song breaks loose for the next 30 minutes.  Every Thursday is a very special event.  It is a time where pots and water cans are put down […]

May 20th, 2015|Bibles, Highlights, Social, Social Justice, Women, Womens Ministry|

Christians are leaving the faith in droves ……. thought provoking research.

An extensive study done by the Pew Research Center has yielded some fascinating information regarding the trajectory of world religions over the next four decades.

As of 2010, Christianity was the dominant world religion with roughly 2.2 billion adherents and Muslims were second with about 1.6 billion adherents. If current demographic trends continue however, Islam is expected […]

May 7th, 2015|Being Church, Bibles, Church Planting, My view, Other, People|

A different kind of Congo fever!

Congo – a vast country with great people.  Being the third largest country in Africa with just over 52 million people it comes as somewhat as a surprise to discover that Congo is one of the richest countries in the world with huge deposits of diamonds, copper, cobalt and other precious minerals.  With French as […]

March 31st, 2015|Being Church, Bibles, Church Planting, Cultural, General, Leadership, Life Stories|