Daily Nation: Why diocese is reluctant to let go of new Anglican Church of Kenya head

Posted by Kendall Harmon

...[During his time in the diocese Bishop Eliud Wabukala] initiated the Wycliffe Centre for Theology and Mission and Development in Bungoma, an affiliate of St Paul’s Theological College, Limuru.

Eight medical clinics were set up.

“Many of these projects got funding from Peterborough in England, an indicator that the bishop could create links,” said Rev Mechumo, adding that the greatest challenge Bishop Wabukala had to contend with was lack of training among the clergy.

Now Bungoma Diocese has several priests with degrees and diplomas.

“This is no mean achievement for a bishop.” Rev Mechumo added: “But now we have to release him. He has now become the leader of the province.”

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Posted April 28, 2009 at 8:00 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Helen wrote:

This sounds like a wonderful man.  Blessings to him in his new, tough, role.

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