Lay developer Tsena Dinssa remembers the 1970s persecution of Christians that drove Oromo-speaking Ethiopian and Kenyans out of their countries. Some of those people settled in Dallas, Texas.
“The Dallas Oromo Evangelical Lutheran Church—since September 2006 and with Mission Partners support—reaches out to Oromo immigrants in their language and culture and equips them for evangelism with discipleship training and solidarity,” Dinssa said.
Evangelism and discipleship training is very important to this ministry which has already commissioned lay leaders to begin ministries in other geographical areas. In the photo to the left, a member is prayed over and blessed before beginning an Oromo congregation in Houston.
Partners have also been crucial:
To partner with this ministry, contact Dinssa at firstname.lastname@example.org