Local pastors in the region of Nepal rarely have Bible School training, and if they have, they were never taught how to study the Bible. After seven years of training pastors we have come to believe with strong conviction that addressing this need for national pastors is a top priority for us until Jesus comes. We are partnering with Reach Global who have developed a program called Pathways that teaches pastors how to study their Bibles and prepare sermons. Yesterday we finished an introductory seminar in preparation to begin this three year program of teaching and preparing pastors to train other pastors in their area. We are grateful for the commitment of fellow pastors from Iowa who have committed to partnering with us in this.
Pastors Al Lewis, James Roland, and Ryan Brandenberg joined us and our pastors from Nepal and Bhutan this week.