BBI Chairman Dan ole Shani urges communities to break cultural, traditional yokes

BBI chairman Dan ole Shani has urged communities to use the word of God to expose and overcome traditional practices that keep them in bondage.


He said many African traditional practices are passed down as buttons of  bondage in lineages.


The chairman was speaking at Glory Tabernacle Church in Inkinye, when he accompanied the BBI mission team to Kajiado,Kenya.


“Jesus saved me when I was only 14 years old. I knew him because of my late father who was among the first members of our community to receive the gospel. He would read the bible to us and teach us how to pray,” the chairman said.


Practice is unacceptable


He said cultural and traditional practices that contradict the word of God only serve to keep communities in bondage and prevents people from fulfilling their purposes.


The chairman said there are churches also that traditionally do not accept women to teach. He said this practice is unacceptable and goes against the word of God in Joel 2:28 which says, “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.(NIV).


BBI team to Kajiado: Georgiana Sande, Lilian Ong’wenyi, Gathoni Kuria, Pastor Nellie, Maureen Mushira


According to Chairman, “God has already ordained women for the important work of spreading the gospel message through the anointing of the Holy spirit.”


He said he has “personally” been delivered through the teachings on Breaking Invisible Barriers by pastor Nellie.


“I am now a Christian who is able to walk in victory,” he testified.


The chairman said he is aware that in his community, the Maasai, culture and traditions  continues to keep people bound.


“The word of God helps to cast light on traditional practices that keep us in bondage and Jesus sets us free,” he said.


The chairman thanked the Glory Tabernacle church for inviting BBI to share the word on how Christians can overcome such bondages to live and walk in victory.


BBI team to Kajiado included pastor Nellie, Georgiana Sande, Maureen Mushira, Lilian Ongwen, Agnes Odero and pastor Roy Agoya.

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