Sep 15-24, 2022
Ambo, Ethiopia is a University town two hours west of the capital, Addis Ababa. While the Orthodox church maintains its dominant presence in the town, animism is prevalent in the small towns and villages outside of Ambo. Lacking among the educational options in Ambo is a training institution for the pastors and church leaders of the growing number of evangelical churches in the area. TLI’s Non-Formal training has been investing in pastors in Ambo since 2019 and will launch it’s second training cohort in September of 2022.
September 15-24, 2022
Course 1: Knowing God, Scriptures and Ourselves
Course 1 provides the foundation and orientation for the entire 9 course curriculum. It introduces (1) God’s character, focusing on his sovereignty, wisdom, and goodness, and God’s nature as one and three (triune). It introduces (2) Scripture as our diverse and unified authority, with a fundamental hermeneutical question tied to its diversity, its unity, and its authority respectively. And it introduces (3) our own purpose and role as leaders within God’s church.