The Mosoontu Family in Africa
Samuel Mosoontu became a Christian under the missionary work of Nancy McElroy from S.A., joined the Pwani Bible Institute in 1996 and completed a Diploma in Bible & Pastoral Ministries in 2000.
After this he began full-time ministry, being involved in his local church in the rural Kajaido district, Kenya. He works amongst the indigenous Maasai people, preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. His ministry falls under the oversight of the A.I.C. Church Council, which grew out of the original Africa Inland Mission organization (A.I.M.). Over the years he has taken on responsibilities of overseeing other local churches in a wider area. In this capacity, Samuel runs Bible studies and seminars providing training for church leaders from God’s Word.
His goals are to see that believers are well-rooted in Christ, resisting false teaching, strengthened in the faith and overflowing with thankfulness. He has said “…our lives are God’s field and He uses our lives for His own glory.”
We as a family are very well in the Lord and happy in our daily routines giving thanks to God the Father for all His goodness unto us here.
It’s amazing that we are receiving rain in February which doesn’t happen often. It’s so nice and the land is getting much greener and nomadic life will stop soon.
We just had our local church council meeting last Sunday reviewing Sept-Oct 2012 visit to us and the elders generally identified very powerful impacts of your short term mission as follows:
• Those elders who were able to attend Keith’s classes of leadership are now very aggressive for Church ministry and encouraging others to join the class I have just started.
• Church members are also devoted to God and to the church missions; Keith’s sermons for two Sundays have indeed revived the church.
• Morning devotion has also continued to be strong and wonderful. A.I.C. Eiti ladies appreciated Barbara and the team’s visit to them.
• The young people are happy and enjoyed their time with you. I truly appreciate your visit; your heart for mission and the way God used you to bless us, it has been such a blessing to my ministry here.
• Sylvia has also started a women/ladies fellowship at home and a good number of ladies are attending. It’s another way of them learning the new techniques of beading as it is their main work for providing for their families.
• Caleb has joyfully agreed to join a new private boarding school which is the best private school in the district. He is very happy and will be coming for midterm break on 28th until general election is over. School fees are challenging but we trust God’s providence.
• A water storage dam is indeed a need as much rain is falling and a lot of water is just wasting away; such water will help us with proper farming at home.
• My brother David’s, wedding plans.
• Our country’s general election on the 4th March.
• My parents health.
• Pastoral studies among pastors here.
• Child Care Centre which has financial challenges.
Thank you as you pray with us and praise God almighty with us. You are all in our hearts and prayers and God bless you. Pass my warm regards to everyone at Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Yours in His Vineyard,
Rev Moose & Family