In July of 2018 Phil Rice, our VP of Ministry Expansion, and I (Randy Smith) flew to Addis Ababa to teach the first two of ten courses in our new Youth Ministry master’s degree program with our partnering Institution. The Evangelical Theological College (ETC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is one of the many ministry training schools of the Kale Heywet Evangelical Church Denomination. The denomination has over 10 million members in more than 10,000 churches.
Sixteen students originally signed up for the school’s, and the country’s, first MA in youth ministry. After three years of hard work, including being in a global pandemic, 13 students finally graduated.
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