In August 2018, we held the fourth summer of Kamp Tumaini in Kenya. Volunteers from across Canada, from New Brunswick to British Colombia, joined us in leading three camps with our Kenyan partners. Along with days of music, fun, and laughter, the camps provided times for sharing, prayer, and encouragement.
From Africa Team Leaders, Aaron and Erica Kenny's recent update: "Looking back has lessons to teach us, but as our friend Rev. Jeremiah Ngumo cautioned us, we need to 'treat the past as a rear view mirror -- you bounce a look from time to time, but you dare not stare into
From Africa Team Leaders, Aaron and Erica Kenny's recent blogpost: "Since November 2017, CBM and FEBAC [CBM's church partner in South Sudan] have been providing monthly rations to 570 vulnerable households recently returned to the community of Melut in South Sudan's Upper Nile State. As we help these returnees establish themselves,
“If you wish to move mountains tomorrow”, says the African proverb, “You must start by lifting stones today.” The daily responsibilities and routines of lifting life’s stones can seem to blur together. It is startling to stop and realize just how quickly those days go by and before you know it, the entire terrain has
2018 marks the 40th anniversary of CBM's outreach in Garissa and the former North Eastern Province of Kenya. We praise to God for the relationships he has enabled Canadian Baptists to build with local Muslim and Christian communities in the area. Ask for continued strength and safety for local church pastors
Canadian Baptists began to serve in Africa sixty years ago this year, working in partnership with the Evangelical Church of Angola.
On June 18th, we participated in a celebration with our South Sudanese friends, as CBM and FEBAC (Faith Evangelical Baptist Churches of South Sudan) signed an official partnership agreement. Since 2010, Canadian Baptists have been working with FEBAC in small joint projects and emergency relief efforts in South Sudan. Together we have
As the sun rose over the Indian Ocean, the members of the Springforth youth team from Atlantic Canada gathered together for a communion service on the white shores of Ukunda, Kenya. The service ended with as the youth sang Rend Collective’s “My Lighthouse”, a chorus that over the past two weeks had become Kamp
Dear friends, May has been a big month for our family as we celebrate the graduation of our son, Tristan, who will be leaving for Acadia University in Nova Scotia this coming August. We are so glad that he will be with us for the summer as we host volunteers from the Canadian Baptist Spring
Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. ~ Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 By Erica Kenny The war in South Sudan has displaced five million people - most are living in refugee camps along the borders of South Sudan