► CÔTE d'IVOIRE - 2012 AUG
(Ivory Coast) 30 July - 13 Aug. A 5-day
SONSHIP conference for 90 pastors and
their wives - Rev. Steve Smith
translating. Becky and Carol Smith had
special ministry with the wives.
► CÔTE d'IVOIRE - 2008 JAN
(Ivory Coast) In January 2008, we did
a 5-day course using the newly
completed Grace4Africa & SONSHIP for
Africa available languages & ongoing
translation projects with their
► KENYA- 2007 NOV/DEC - teach
Grace4Africa to the missionary staff of
Africa Inland Mission Kenya (AIM) Kenya.
► UGANDA - 2007 DEC - SONSHIP for
Africa traning for leders of DMU
(Discipleship Ministries Uganda) of the
Mukono Diocese of the Church of
► MADAGASCAR - 2006 NOV -
teach Malagasi Sonship (Ny Maha-
Zanaka), train trainers and help firm up
the Malagasi translation
My dear brother the Rev. Joel Kavala
and Johnny preaching a Christmas
message for his congregation of the
Africa Evangelical Presbyterian Church in
Ongata Rongai, Kenya. Joel translated
into Swahili for the non-English
"The Old Testament saint's sins were put
on Jesus's VISA card, and on the cross,
the bill was paid in full - for them and for
"For this reason He is the mediator of a
new covenant, so that, since a death has
taken place for the redemption of the
transgressions that were committed under
the first covenant, those who have been
called may receive the promise of the
eternal inheritance." - Hebrews 9:15
"The sceptre shall not depart from Judah,
nor a lawgiver from between his feet until
Shiloh comes, and to Him shall the
obedience of the people be."
- Genesis 49:10
A listing of completed translations,
translation projects underway, and
the in-country certified trainers and
project leaders associated with
► AMHARIC ◄
ETHIOPIA & ERITREA - "Ligenet"
(Sonship) - 1st Amharic edition publ.
2002, 2nd Amharic edition publ.
Dr. Atalai, M.D.
to Dr. Berhanu Habte, M.D.)
- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
In Loving Memory of Berhanu Habte, M.D.
My brother in Jesus Christ, lover of and
inimitable teacher of the Gospel, humble
servant of all and faithful friend.
Died: 15 February 2008 in an auto accident
on the way to a teaching appointment.
"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for
their works do follow them."
► ENGLISH ◄
Anglophone Africa - Text: SONSHIP for
Africa - English level: Secondary-
Rev. John ole Kiroka - AIC (Africa
Rev. Joel M. Kavala - AEPC (Africa
Evangelical Presbyterian Church)
Dr. Mbaabu & Joy Mbaabu -
World Concern Africa - Nairobi, Kenya
Sonship for Africa is the text for the
organisations in-house training in spiritual
Rev. David Kataate - CoU (Church of
Uganda - Anglican) Mukono, Uganda
(Mukono Christian University)
► MALAGASY ◄
(MADAGASCAR - see Africa Photo Album)
Translation completed, final formatting
underway. Proj. Coordinator: Roland
Randriantsoavina. Project currently on
hold. PROJECTED RESTART: 1st Q 2018
Roland Randriantsoavina, translator
Hary & Hantasoa
► FRENCH ◄
NORTH, WEST & CENTRAL Francophone
Africa - Grâce pour la Vie is complete and
available for download as of 1 March 2017.
To download the course, click on the
"Course Materials 2017" link in the main
menu at the top of the page and follow the
OUR THANKS to Rev. Stephen J. Smith,
Project Coordinator - Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Without Steve championing this trans-
lation -- begun by others in 1997 -- it never
would have been completed. The Lord
Jesus bless you, brother!
► SWAHILI ◄
EAST AFRICA - Tanzania & Kenya
A translation was begun in January 2008
but it was determined that, as the course
was written at the high-school/university
level, that a new course designed for
a rural setting should be produced in a
joint effort by SIL and MTW.
PROJECT ON-HOLD pending our
finding a "champion" to lead it on-
SONSHIP for Africa Teacher Training
Seminar - October 2003 at World
Concern Africa HQ in Nairobi, Kenya
UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2009
We have just granted
permission for the
The Rev. David Kataate,
a Church of Uganda
the course into