19 June 2008

Burundi Boys... Moses

It has been awhile since I have written about the students at GBI… but no time like the present… considering it has been a month of getting re-acquainted with old students and meeting 20 new students…

3 students in particular have stuck out to me in particular…

The first is Wilondja Moses…he first came to Gaba Bible Institute in September ’07… not speaking a word of English…

Moses comes from Burundi… a small country the size of Bakersfield (slight exaggeration)… just below Rwanda…

Now Rwanda might be more famous due to the movie starring Don Chealde… but Burundi could be more infamous considering their civil war / genocide has raged on for the last 20 years…

Moses traveled for 2 days to come to GBI because he heard that he could study English and then study theology…

Now we make no claims of being miracle workers but after 3 months of study at GBI and another month of student at home during the holiday Moses enrolled in our theology program… and he currently is tied for the highest score in my theology class…

Moses is a determined young man who desires a better life for himself and his fellow countrymen… Moses believes that be receiving training at GBI he can return to Burundi to train others to spread the gospel message of peace through Jesus Christ throughout his country…

In January he brought his older brother and good friend with him to GBI to join in his quest to study English and be equipped for to transform the country of Burundi through the message of Jesus Christ…

1 comment:

Lena said...

That's awesome!