July 11, 2016 Tommy Mcbride

On Mission Mobile Messenger Conference

June 21 – 23   Nairobi, Kenya

Here are just a few of the highlights from our 2016 With Open Eyes On Mission Conference in Nairobi:

  • Attendees included With Open Eyes Ministry Partners Simon and Agnes Kariuki (Kenya/ Tanzania), Pastor Sosthen and Veronica Amin (S. Sudan/Uganda), Pastor Morris Kartina (Sudan), Bishop Ananie Bagaragaza (Rwanda/DR Congo), and Dr. Eyasu Ferenj and Alemeyahu Anjulo (Ehtiopia)
  • Total conference attendance was 105 (US team, partners, Mobile Messengers, spouses and special guests)
  • Nine (9) African countries were represented at the conference
  • Pastor Johnny Hunt of First Baptist Church in Woodstock, GA led multiple teaching and leadership training sessions for our Mobile Messengers
  • Jan Harrison led daily breakout sessions for women (partner and Mobile Messenger wives)
  • Praise and worship, prayer, fellowship and continual interaction highlighted our time together and encouraged our partners and Mobile Messengers
  • The conference culminated in a beautiful afternoon session which included US team members washing the feet of all of our partners, Mobile Messengers and their spouses and presenting them with new shoes as well as sharing the Lord’s Supper together at the communion table