Church leaders in sub-Saharan Africa are hungry to know more about God’s Word and how to help their communities.
The words “Bible school” may invoke images of college-like campuses, solemn meetings between scholars and chapel prayer times.
For some in the West, this may be the only way they’ve seen or heard of theological training be done, but for many church leaders in other parts of the world, the experience is quite different.
Like the Word itself, training for pastors can come with eternal truths in ways that respond to their unique needs.
The Gift of Bible School
Many of the men gathered are already acting pastors with church congregations that depend on them. Taking off their jackets, they greet others they recognize from nearby villages.