"We will weed your field if you will teach us the Bible." These were the words of the ladies of Kibaraa to Sally, a woman who had recently moved into their area. They had tasted the sweetness of God’s Word earlier, when another new arrival had taught them the Bible for a short time. When they found out Sally had moved from the same village, and that she had also been part of a Tabitha Bible study, they eagerly asked her to teach them the Word.
To their delight, Sally agreed, and for the last year she has led a steadily growing group of women in a weekly study of John. But with only a handful of Bibles among them, it was difficult to lead the studies. They have worked hard at learning the 17 verses needed to earn a Bible, and on March 20 Peris and I, along with five other Tabitha leaders, escorted 69 Bibles to the Kibaraa Church to present them to these women.
|A three-hour road trip singing much of the way!|
|Bibles boxed and ready for distribution|
God moved as we worshiped together. Pastors from six churches attended, excited about the possibility of helping the studies to spread to their villages, too.
Pray for Sally, who made a new commitment to dedicate herself to continuing the spread of God’s Word in the area. Now, a month later, Sally teaches the Bible study each week to five leaders who are leading their own local studies. The Word spreads on!
|Sally, the Bible teacher in Kibaraa|