Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. Rural pastors have little access to theological or Biblical training, the health and wealth gospel is prevalent, and Islam is expanding country-wide. Yet there is a solid core of Pastors and leaders who want to preach and teach well. They are eager for training. Our current cohort of trainees started in August 2022 and consists of 60 Pastors and Evangelists, as well as Womens and Youth Ministry Leaders. Many travel a day or more by bus or motorcycle taxi to attend.
Course 6 equips the trainees to understand letters accurately and to communicate them clearly and relevantly. Ephesians has been chosen as a representative of this genre. Sample passages from Ephesians will be the focus (e.g., 1:1–14; 2:1–10; 3:1–13; 4:1–16, 17–24; dip into chapters 5–6).