NATIONAL YOUTH CAMP 2017

The national youth camp this year was a success many young people attended from all parts of our country. some gave their life to Christ. A great move of the spirit was witnessed. All glory and honor to our God.

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The Great Harvest Crusades Nairobi,Kenya by Bro.Basil O’Connell Jones.

The Great Harvest Crusades Nairobi,Kenya by Bro.Basil O’Connell Jones.

Basil O’Connell Jones undertook his first ever trip to the bustling city of Nairobi, Kenya from 24thOctober to 7th of November 2016. The main purpose of his trip was to preach at two crusades in two areas on the outskirts of Nairobi in Utawala and Karuri. These two crusades were organized and coordinated by Harvesters Christian Church, the local CTMI Partner church in Kenya led by Stephen Gachengo and the dedicated team of Elders and Deacons.

Great Harvest Crusade, Utawala, Nairobi.

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Utawala, an area 22 kilometers east of the centre of Nairobi was the venue of the first Great Harvest Crusades from Thursday 24th to Sunday 30thOctober 2016. The stage was set up adjacent to the main Eastern Bypass Road and Basil preached the message of salvation in Jesus Christ as well as his own personal testimony over the booming public address system! Every evening, groups of people responded to the call to salvation while others responded for healing.

Pastors and Leaders Breakfast: Umoja.

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On Saturday 29th October, Harvesters Christian Church in Umoja II hosted their breakfast meeting for Pastors and Church leaders where Basil had the opportunity to also share the testimony of his salvation and some of the challenges he faced in his early years of ministry. He also spoke on the importance of building the church on the sound doctrine of the cross of Jesus Christ and how this requires church leaders not only to preach this message but also live it. In the closing remarks, Stephen Gachengo hailed this first breakfast as a success and was attended by over 60 church leaders from around Nairobi who expressed a desire to have more events of this nature.

Great Harvest Crusade: Karuri,Kiambu.

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The village of Karuri is located approximately 50 kilometers north of Nairobi and was the venue of the second crusade. The local branch of Harvesters Christian Church had enthusiastically erected posters and distributed flyers all across Karuri inviting people to the open-air meetings. The location of the stage was in the village centre surrounded by a busy bus and taxi rank with shops, street traders and bars all within a 50-metre radius of the stage. Over the duration of this four-day crusade, Basil preached the good news of salvation in Jesus Christ for all who acknowledge their lives of sin and need for salvation. Over 45 people, some young, some old, drunkards and even drug addicts came to salvation in Christ whilst others were born again in their homes kilometers away as a result of hearing the gospel preached over the booming public address system. The local pastors and church leaders in Karuri were greatly encouraged to see the Holy Spirit moving in such a mighty way as people come to know Christ as Lord and savior, something they had not experienced in Karuri for decades.

Pastor’s and Leaders Conference:Karuri.

2016-11-14-photo-00000026On Saturday 5th November, Harvesters Christian Church in Karuri hosted their breakfast meeting for Pastors and Church leaders. It was a privilege to have Brother Stephen Gachengo, Peter McKenzie and Basil O’Connell Jones and to see how different ministries work together. All of them had an opportunity to share and they all shared on the importance of working together in the church as elders, deacons and other responsibles. Bro.Basil had the opportunity to also share the testimony of his salvation and some of the challenges he faced in his early years of ministry.

In closing remarks Bro. Stephen Gachengo appreciated everyone for attending the breakfast.