2011, No. 18 (30/11/11)

Dear Brethren

The Lord continues to be so gracious giving many encouraging opportunities of making the gospel known, and for His providential care.  The safari to west Kenya was during a time of much rain; in fact the whole country is receiving the sort of rain we have not had for years.  Yet I only got stuck in the mud once, as it did not rain at the crucial times of our travelling.

West Kenya
(1) I had 6-15 in attendance at the various meetings where the word was brought:
A Bible study on Salvation from Ephesians 2:1-10 in the home of William Keter, a pastor with Glory Baptist Church, Chebang’ang’.
Two sessions with church leaders on Justification & Sanctification from Romans 3-6, in the Glory Baptist Church premises with the other pastor, David Ng’etich, leading.
A Bible study on Christian maturity and leadership from 1 Timothy 3:1-7 at Upendo RBC.
Two sessions with pastors in the South Nyanza region on Self-Examination from 2 Corinthians 13:5, and preaching the unsearchable riches of Christ from Ephesians 3:7-8.
Preaching on What is the Church? and What does the Church do? from Acts 2:37-47, at the constituting service for Osogo TBC.
(2) At Osogo 6 believers promised to fulfil the Biblical duties of Christians, including the leader, Elisha Ouma.  It was well conducted by Daniel Ngollo of TBC Osani. 
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After lunch I asked Joseph Pila to tell me his testimony.  For 30 years he was in an African Independent Church called Roho Kerubi (cherubim?), in which he rose to the rank of senior archbishop.  In 2000 he was invited to a TBC convention at Thimlich where for the first time he was convicted of his sins and so began to understand the gospel of God’s grace in Christ.  This led him and 14 others to withdraw from the Roho church.  Although such a church would claim to have the Spirit in a special way (Roho = Spirit) they have nothing of the gospel.  Joseph reckons that few if any are genuine Christians and yet it is one of the most influential churches in the area.  Much is spoken about the phenomenal growth of the church in Africa, but how much is genuinely spiritual.  He told me he knew he was deceiving people and such an admission is made by many who come out of such groups.  He has a good relationship with his former church and is sometimes asked to preach.  I thought to myself that it would be good if he can evangelize full time as he is a very zealous brother, rather than sell his wares at the various market places in the area.  Although the latter can be a way of contacting people, and it is how Elisha was contacted and came out of the New Apostolic Church.
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I asked why the church is still so small after 10 years.  There has been intense opposition with accusations of ‘devil worshipping’ and ‘cannibalism’!  With our serious approach to the word of God and worship we are such a contrast to almost everything else.  One of the men who had been in charge of the church had been unfaithful and it was almost taken over by another group as if we had left it in the lurch.  Elisha lives about 20 kms. away where he works using his sewing machine.  We hope to find a way for him to come near, and also get married!  Please PRAY for the unity and growth of this church.

Things Future
Marking PTC scripts.  Over the next weeks I have 3 courses that I must mark before the students return on January 11th. 2012.
V.B.S. from December 5th. to 9th.  We have been getting very few children of late.
Youth Retreat from December 9th. to 12th. which will be hosted in the house of a member who lives around the corner from the church premises.
School fees.  The new school year coincides with the calendar year, and many children, especially those of our church leaders will struggle to find the fees (£200/$300 annually).  2 boys whose fathers are pastors will be hoping to start secondary school in January and will need our help.  We shall be thankful if you can assist.
Labourers in the vineyard.  PRAY with us for someone
to help with the church in Miathene which is struggling from poor leadership
to go to Kasei and Chepkinagh in Pokot North to take up the opportunities with which our brethren are unable to cope
to go to Korr while Patrick Ochieng and family are away on leave for December
to accompany me to Malakal, South Sudan for the last 10 days of January 2012, in order to develop the ministry opportunities there.
“Pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into His harvest”.

In Christ’s service,
Keith Underhill

Progress Report

DATE: 19:08:11

RECEIVED: 06:09:11

Dear brethren,

Greetings in the powerful name of Jesus Christ.
I consider it a real pleasure to give you an update of the development in the spiritual realm here in Korr. The Lord reign! As a church we constantly enjoy His mercies each time despite the prevailing challenges. It is amazing to see how the Lord have graciously kept His church. We are fully agreed that nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ, and that our hope MUST be built in the living foundation stone- the lord Jesus Christ. What a wonderful experience we get in His word.

We are now through with 1 Timothy chapter four in our Bible study group. I took time to explain the proper meaning of verse ten the part which says, ‘who is the Savior of all men’. The term ‘all’ have been used out of context and the Roman Catholics have misled a majority into believing that universalism- salvation for all was effected when Christ died on the cross. Misinterpretation of the text indeed. We believe in particular redemption. I told them that Christ died to make salvation certain for his elect people, and God calls and justifies those whom he has chosen in Christ. Their salvation depends on God’s will, not theirs, though they do exercise faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. This is the cream of the gospel.

On Thursday we took time to pray for the work here in Kenya. We were disturbed by shocking news about the violence which erupted in most cities of England, including Liverpool where, according to the reports we have Pastor Keith acquired a house and that Mathew is currently residing there. We prayed for the peace to be restored and that the Lord be merciful to those who plan to do evil.

The Mission Aviation Fellowship- MAF brought some relief food to be distributed among the three churches- TBC, AIC and IPM. Each church received two sacks of flour, 30 kg of green grams, 30 kg of rice and 25kg of uji flour. All the glory to God. On behalf of TBC, I wrote the appreciation letter to express our heartfelt thanks for their good gesture. At least each family had something to eat for two days. What the Rendilles need at this hour of need is the small gift to sustain them. The word of God remains paramount in all spheres.

Beginning 22nd- 27th August 2011, there will be a youth retreat whose theme will be taken from Ps. 25:7. We have invited some other young people from local churches around.
At last the Member of Parliament brought the roofing materials for his house. Anytime next week our work may begin God willing. I think the reasons I gave were tangible as to why we settled on him. A week’s work is not a bother. It’s disheartening to see people continue to suffer for lack of food, despite Kenya for Kenyans initiative for raising hundreds of millions to help the victims. Since the fund was started, the Rendille people are yet to benefit. We are wondering whose cause the fund was initiated.

The Lord is blessing our efforts in reaching out people for the purpose of preaching the gospel. In a well attended service last Lord’s Day, one of the ladies who has been coming to our church for the last one year, made a profession and confessed her sins before the congregation and believed in Christ.

Please pray for more conversions. All we have witnessed are genuine because we ground them to the scriptures alone and exhort them to live by the word of God as their rule of faith.
– Pray for myself and all the people I minister to
– Pray for the youth ministry.

In Christ’s service,


2011, No. 17 (21/11/11)

Dear Brethren

The Lord has graciously seen us through a very busy time, but we continue to rejoice in all the opportunities He has given us, and the fruit that is being manifested.

Trinity Baptist Church, Nairobi

New Members – Geoffrey Oguma and Emma Awour have been received as new members in the past few months. 

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Geoffrey has recently professed faith having been awakened to his spiritual need while watching a Christian video on a bus journey (this can happen on public transport here!) and then sitting under the word in the church for many months.  Emma has been a professing believer for a few years.  They are hoping to be married on 17th. December.  We are now 65 members normally resident in Nairobi.
New Deacons – Brothers Joram Momanyi and Kenneth Sakwa were installed as Deacons last Sunday with prayer and laying of hands in the morning service.  There are now a team of 6 men who we trust will encourage each other in this important work, especially as they seek to help the Elders.  We have an Elders/Deacons meeting on 28th. to talk about issues.
Sunday Ministry – I minister most of the time I am present, 8 out of the 11 times since we returned from leave: on the 1689 Confession in the Adult Sunday School (I have started chapter 31), on Ephesians in the morning service (3:7-8 last Sunday), and on Judges in the afternoon service (just 2 sermons so far).  Murungi has not been doing much as he has been a PTC student which has heavily involved him.  We are aiming that this ministry is available on our website.  We seem to be filling up on a Sunday morning and there is a serious attention to the word.  It was such a privilege to preach on ‘the unsearchable riches of Christ’ and you could have heard a pin drop.  Continue to PRAY for the Lord to save the many unconverted including children of members, some of whom are returning to attend after rebelling.

Pastoral Theological Course (PTC)
(1)    Units Y & Z – From 9-16 November we had the PTC students for the last time this year.   Unit Y on Cults and Other Religions was a bit difficult, but very relevant as JWs, Mormons, SDAs, Word of Faith, not to mention RCs, abound.  I am convinced that as a church we have got to warn people about all that is involved in the ‘Word of Faith’ movement which contains such basic heresies.  Unit Z on Pastoral Theology was a delight, but a great challenge.  I am not just concerned to lecture them, but to preach to them.  I sought to challenge them if they are really called to the ministry of the gospel.  We also seriously considered the issue of Scriptural praying in public from the Westminster Theological Journal (60:2, Fall 1998).  May I really recommend this – it has also been published in a book by the author, Terry Johnson, on The Pastor’s Public Ministry.
(2)     Men completing the PTC – 4 men completed the lecture requirements.  We had a special lunch together on the last day.  Each of the men said something about their learning during the past years, especially how helpful it has been to them, and then I was called upon to do likewise.  It was such an encouraging time of fellowship.

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John has recently commenced church planting near his home in west Kenya.  Fred is one of the pastors of Upendo (= love) Reformed Baptist Church which was recently registered with the government.  Murungi is my fellow pastor in Nairobi.  Donald returned this year to complete the PTC and started the work in Kima this year (see 2011, No. 10).
(3)    2012 – We are expecting a number of men to join/re-join the PTC in January.  One of our young men in Nairobi has applied to join and we are thanking the Lord for this.  I preached the other Sunday asking, “Can the Lord have given us so many young men in the church and none of them are called to preach?”  At present I shall continue to be the only teacher.  2 men who have shown interest are not able to come in 2012.  Will you please PRAY for this need, as it is the marking of the scripts that I am finding it so hard to complete.

Visit to South-West Kenya
From Thursday 24th. I am spending a long weekend in the west of Kenya with Dominic Ndung’u who is to join the PTC next year, Lord willing.  Please pray for the following busy itinerary:
Thursday: Leave before 6 am. to beat the traffic.  Meet Pastor David Ngetich in Litein after lunch time for a short meeting with Pastors in the area.  Proceed to the home of his fellow Pastor William Keter for a Bible study; then to David’s home and church (Glory Baptist).  David is the Chairman of the Association (RBAK) this year and his church will be hosting the meeting in February 2012.  Spend the night.
Friday: 10-1 meeting with church leaders.  Drive south to Oyani (2-3 hours) to speak to the men about leadership from about 4 pm.  Spend the night.
Saturday: Drive towards Lake Victoria to Osani (2 hours if it is dry!) for the Pastors’ Fraternal for the region, from 10 am.
Sunday: Drive further to the Lake for the constituting of the church at Osogo under the leadership of Elisha Ouma.
Monday: Return to Nairobi, hopefully by 5 pm. to join the Elders/Deacons meeting.
These are important days, especially as churches develop and leaders are spoken to.  I will need much wisdom in addressing them.  May they be encouraged and challenged. 

Again we do covet your prayers.  The car has spent many days being fixed again.  Priscilla has again to face my absence, but Carol will be with her.

In Christ’s service,

Keith & Priscilla Underhill

2011, No. 16 (8/11/11)

Dear Brethren

Greetings in Christ’s name from your brethren in Nairobi with whom you are partners in the gospel through your prayers.  I have just returned from 11 days away in the western side of Kenya, and give thanks to the Lord for many encouragements received.  I have not been fully well while in Nairobi (flu, stomach parasites), but on safari I have been mercifully strong as the schedule of ministry has been very demanding.  You will perhaps be aware of the serious security situation in Kenya because of threats from the militants in S and who have already carried out a few grenade attacks.  We are all the more aware of our need to pray that we might trust in the Lord and so live by faith.

Siaya Fraternal
I left Nairobi Monday 24th. October, together with Chris Gatihi (see 2011, No. 8).  We were only able to depart early afternoon as the car had to be checked after my 2 days away at the funeral.  We did not quite manage to get to Siaya, but stayed with Washington Gengah, Pastor in Maranda, Bondo.  In the morning he took us to see their ‘Resource Room’ in town as they call their library.  It has been established as a library especially for pastors so they can be exposed to good Christian literature.  Many other brethren would like to start the same ministry.

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On Tuesday from 10.30 to 16.00 we met with the leaders of churches in the Siaya region who have formed themselves into a loose association.  We presented Biblical materials on the subject of Reconciliation and we discussed it practically as regards our church situations.  One church represented had gone away from us and it was so encouraging to see 2 of the leaders present humbling themselves in repentance.
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We left for the slopes of Mt. Elgon, Kenya’s 3rd. highest mountain on the border with Uganda, and did not arrive until well into darkness.  Simon Chesibol is seeking to plant a church here and has up to 12 coming on a Sunday.  He supports himself by selling fuel for the many motorbikes that now transport people away from the main roads.

On Wednesday morning we passed through Kitale and Kapenguria and arrived in Chepkinagh about 16.00.  The days following were very busy.
We left late in the morning on Thursday for Apur because of heavy rain.  It took 3 hours for just a few kilometres, but it was worth it to see the great numbers of adults and children waiting for us!  We immediately set to work to preach to them on Ephesians 2:8 and Hebrews 12:1-3, and afterwards we were provided with the typical meal of rice and goat, together with tea.  Before leaving various requests were presented for the nursery school in Apur and the primary up the hill in Kapkaghun.  We agreed that a nursery teacher in Apur be supported ($15 a month) and for the school to begin in January 2012 in the church building.
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Kapyomot and Tarakit
On Friday we walked up into the hills and into the clouds!  About 30 adults gathered in the church building on the ridge called Kapyomot (= house of wind).  People easily gather for the 2 sessions of preaching of about 40 minutes each, with singing in the lovely Pokot style. 
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Again we would like to support a nursery teacher here in order to restart the nursery school.  Mid-afternoon we walked up yet higher to over 7,000 ft. to Tarakit.  Can you believe that our 2 camp beds, sleeping bags, pillows and mosquito nets were carried up the thousands of feet for us to use.  Of course they have to carry everything as there is no road, only a narrow, rocky path.  We spent the night in Tarakit, and the picture shows you a rather developed homestead.  On the left, where we set up our beds, is the modern, square, mud-floored and walled house.  In the rear centre is the traditional Pokot round hut, which is both kitchen and bedroom for a wife.  Front right is where goats are kept.  There are also cattle that remain outside in an enclosure.  We met late in the evening in the crowded church building with a hurricane lantern for lighting.  Saturday morning we walked down to Chepkinagh the steep direct way and once again my knees started to seize up.  I wonder how long I shall be able to do this.
We quickly turned round after a welcome bath from a basin to spend the rest of the weekend in Wasat.  This proved to be one of the high points of our safari.  We were to interview those who have professed faith and request baptism.  I must admit I was sceptical when told there were more than 20.  3 years back there was not a single Christian of any description here, just heathen darkness.  I asked for those with what were considered the clearest testimonies to be interviewed first.  And how clear almost all of the 18 were!  A man named Jacob Lolima was first and he said he was saved in early 2009 when he heard that Jesus Christ died for sinners.  He believed the message and his life was greatly changed turning completely away from drunkenness and cattle raiding (against the neighbouring Turkana people).  Like almost all he is polygamous and illiterate.  Amongst the 19 who now form the church there are only 3 men, and only Peter the leader is literate (having completed high school), and only he and Daniel are monogamous together with 2 other of the women.  Peter started the PTC in Nairobi at the beginning of the year but he quickly dropped out, because of sickness, and also because he helps to teach in the school.  We continued the interviewing until after 23.00. 
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Their testimonies made us realize what horrible lives the ungodly live – they themselves kept on repeating how wicked they had been: almost everyone had been a drunkard, so easily resulting in quarrelling, abusing, neglect of children, disrespect to husbands.  Some confessed their sin of involvement in the traditional practices, especially the use of divination when there is sickness.  To each we asked what is their greatest difficulty as a Christian.  Most replied that there is great pressure from non-Christian husbands and others to follow the traditions, and from former drinking friends to rejoin them.  Christine said that after bleeding for 2 months her husband wanted it treated as witchcraft but she had to refuse saying Jesus will heal her.  In this society it is difficult for a wife to refuse her husband.  Jacqueline was pregnant and worldly wisdom has it that there cannot be a safe birth unless there is the beer ceremony.  She refused until her husband gave up.  Sarah no longer brews the beer and she is told that her children will suffer from poverty.  It was a very joyful time to baptize the 18 in the rocky, muddy pool of water after the Sunday worship.  In the school classroom where all of us men slept we then encouraged them to godly living from Ephesians 5:15 and following.
Andrew Chemolok is the leader here and we had a time of preaching in the primary school, having returned from Wasat, at 21.00 after the rain had stopped.  Apart from the difficulties of walking in the rain in the dark, the noise on the corrugated iron roof makes it impossible to hear.  Together with some members of the church there were the 30 or more boarders of the primary school.  What an opportunity to impact these young lives with the gospel as they are available every day.  Andrew sorely needs help as he has his local church and 5 other churches to look after, as well as being chairman of the school committee.  Please PRAY that God will graciously raise up this help.  There is also a great need for the building of dormitories for the growing school, and a permanent church building.  Another encouragement the Lord gave is the humble return of a former PTC student to fellowship, who has recently been appointed as a chief.
Monday morning we drove for almost 2 hours round the hills to Kasepa where there is another church and primary school.  We first preached to about 30 adults under the tree, and then went to the school to speak to the children about the gospel. 
In the afternoon we proceeded the few miles to Kamketo where, after a quick lunch, we went to the school and met with all the staff and children.  We have boarding facilities at this school and our ‘missionary’, Amos Wamukota, engages the students almost every day with the word of God.  That is our privilege as school sponsors, although it is a government school.  Amos and his wife Mellie have 2 children and the oldest (Abigail) is said to suffer from ‘hallucinations’ – she can certainly act strangely.  Please PRAY for them as they are out of their home environment.  We had problems with the former head teacher and after his transfer the government sent one who is a Muslim.  He greatly respects us and we look forward to much better co-operation.  After supper in every place we have preaching late in the evening, either in the home or outside where it is warm enough.  Here we preached to about 30 from Ephesians 2:19-22.
Tuesday morning we drove through Kasei picking up a couple of brethren and then up into the hills on a road that has only recently been hacked out of the bush.  I say ‘road’ but in places it was not obvious where it was!  In places it was so steep that only the lowest gear in my low gears could enable us to go forward.
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We parked the car at Kapkewa and then walked over the hills for more than an hour to Kapterema.  Here the whole school gathered for a meeting.  Then we walked to the home of the locally elected councillor (Domoo), who is also a church member.  He is the first man in the whole area ever to have educated all his children, and he has about 20 of them, with 3 wives.  After a late lunch there was again the opportunity to preach.  At last it seems the Lord has provided a consistent leader for this small church, David from Kapkewa.
We walked back through the meadows and cornfields and across the trickling brooks.  It did not seem like tropical Africa.  On return to Kapkewa one of the wazee (older men) spoke with concern about their wives who are being secretly followed by the Pentecostal Church people they left, and are being told that Trinity does not have the Holy Spirit, as there is no praise and worship or testimonies in the worship.  Also there are no fund-raising ceremonies when there is a new-born child.  As a result some husbands and wives hardly pray together.  So later in the evening we decided to preach on the work of the Spirit as the Spirit of truth and holiness.  The meeting continued in the cold, open church building until after 23.00 with questions about prayer, spiritual gifts, receiving the Spirit and giving of testimonies.  At 8.00 the next morning we gathered with the school at their assembly and spoke to them shortly.  Then back outside the hut where we spent the night the school committee had assembled.  The chairman ought to be from Trinity but we have not been able to get this in place because of lack of co-operation from the head teacher.  They were very strong on us saying, “We asked you (Trinity) to be the sponsor and you accepted.”  The implication was clearly that whatever need we present to you, you are obligated to fulfil.  There are 2 nursery classes and five primary, but only 3 classrooms, and now the church building.  In 2012 class 6 will be added.  There are no desks at all.  There are no houses for teachers, etc.  This is certainly a deplorable situation yet the government inspectors have praised us for being the only sponsor that provided adequate teaching staff.  Although very sympathetic, wanting to do something to help, I had to respond likewise strongly that it is not the official responsibility of the sponsor to provide infrastructure but rather to nourish the spiritual life of the pupils.  If a whole government is unable then what about one small group of people?  Such are the challenges of our ministry.
At 10.00 we descended in just one hour, so thankful to God that it had not recently rained to make this ‘road’ impassable, as it surely would have been.  In such things we often saw the providential mercy of the Lord facilitating our way.  Added to this I found that neither my 4 wheel drive nor winch were functioning.  We immediately went to the Kasei primary school to preach, and then on to the secondary school just across the road.  There are 17 registered students in form 1 of the school and I felt it was such a privilege to meet with them.  I suppose I was going back to when I started in Kenya in 1968 as a secondary school teacher.  To gaze on strapping young men, smartly dressed in their school uniform, made me sense what an opportunity we have as a church.  Most of them are local, and as the only such school in the area, these are leaders of the future.  There are 2 completed classrooms, 2 about to be finished, and a dormitory block set to be completed early in the new year.  At least 30 new form 1 students are expected to enrol in 2012 (February).  The government has provided 2 teachers, we support 2, and the school another one.  I told them how privileged they are to have 5 teachers for 17 students.  One of the teachers seems to be a genuine Christian; at least he said publicly that being saved is more important than being educated. 
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Chris told them about his conversion and giving up things like a good job in coming to serve the Lord in Kenya.  They had prepared a poem to recite on ‘Dreams’, dreams for those very things that Chris relinquished!  The one urgent need the Principal gave for the school was a computer, a printer, and a power source (solar). 
Joshua Sitet is the leader here in Kasei and he has such a great need for help in the ministry.  In addition he has responsibility for the churches and schools up the hill (Kapkewa and Kapterema), and is chairman of the primary and secondary school committees.  Many of the pupils in upper primary and all the secondary boys are boarding.  There is need for a chaplain to get alongside them on a daily basis.  We do not have someone who can obviously fulfil this role here at present.  Is there some mature, young man who could come say for the 7 months from January to July 2012.  All education is in English in upper primary and secondary levels.  The opportunity is there and you would be highly welcomed in the name of our Lord.
Heavy rain again delayed our afternoon meeting which was to be in the church building but which had to be relocated to Joshua’s house.  We spoke on the church as a family from Ephesians 2:19, and on prayer from Psalm 12.  By this time the leaders of the various churches had arrived to talk about the way ahead for the ministry in Pokot North.
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They emphasized the great importance of the secondary school in Kasei.  To take advantage of the opportunity we must have a Patron/Chaplain.  The boys all go to the church on Sundays, together with primary pupils, so there is becoming an urgent need for a larger, permanent church building.  From 2012 there will be 30 or more additional boys attending.  The church should continue to support 2 teachers ($100 each monthly) which by faith we will seek to do.  The school needs to be fenced so the boys cannot wander out at will.  They would like to develop a leaders’ training centre using the facilities in Kamketo (our only permanent church structure).  The other 2 leaders, Thomas and Joshua, would appreciate having a motorbike as Andrew has.  We are in agreement in principle as they want to develop fully the present opportunities, develop ministry skills in those who are presently leaders, and reach out to communities as yet untouched by the gospel.  My response was to request them to prioritize and indicate what input they would have.
We were sitting waiting for supper and I asked one mzee from Kapkewa why there are so few wazees in churches, he being an exception by God’s grace.  He gave many reasons:
The church is a recent phenomenon and men are first interested that their wives go in order to learn not to be stubborn (as if men have no problems!).
The church is against polygamy, but only a man with many wives is honoured in the culture.  Further, he faces the humiliation of having to sit with women.
If they go to church they will not enjoy the copious gift of beer when he agrees to give his daughter in marriage.  Paulo remembers the 5 days of celebration he had before he became a Christian.
He will not be able to enjoy eating the meat of the sacrifice in the river bed as they pray towards the holy mountain Sekerr.
I further asked about the traditions as they have never been very clear to me.  They involve the slaughter of animals for blessing and in problems – invite those respected persons to eat who you want to be like; a greyish cow would be slaughtered in order to bring the rains and in times of sickness and need.  There are highly respected prophets who could divine where animals are to be raided and the most propitious time to so raid.  God is believed to be in the hills, the rivers and special trees.  There is no hope of life after death.
We ended the day after supper preaching to 20 adults, many of whom were tired as it was after 21.00.  We rejoiced in the blessed truths of Ephesians 2:8-10.   
Thursday morning we left for Nairobi, but only got as far as Eldama Ravine, where brother Wilfred Kiplagat & Jane were still present after the funeral of his first wife.  We were a bit late so decided to stay the night and fellowship with them before proceeding to Nairobi on Friday, where we arrived about noon.
For Prayer
1.  As at present we do not have any suitable Pokot speaker, we are praying that the Lord will provide help for ministry for:
Joshua Sitet in Kasei, for help in form of a Chaplain/Patron for the secondary and primary schools (English language).  Someone from the West could help here.
Andrew Chemolok in Chepkinagh, for help in form of co-worker in schools and churches (English & Kiswahili language).
2.  Training of leaders by the brethren in Pokot North (2 Tim. 2:2).
3.  Continued provision of needed financial resources.
4.  Building up of the churches and the planting of more churches in unreached areas.

We hope this has been a joy for you to read and not tedious.  We returned encouraged by what we had seen and heard and wanted to share these things with you and to give thanks to God for His grace and power in extending His kingdom.

Yours in Christ’s service,

Keith & Priscilla Underhill