Bible Society of Kenya had an opportunity to interact with her customers from Kakamega town and its environs on July 11th 2018.
BSK conducts business forums in various towns as a way of meeting and interacting with bookshop owners, enhancing business ties with them, gain a better understanding of the environment they operate in and increase their knowledge on Bible work.
A total of twelve bookshops were in attendance including; Vic, Christian Literature Centre, Gohil, Eshimwenyi, Reliz, Dodiya, Bungoma Catholic Bookshop, Luanda Best, Vaghela, Kakamega Catholic Bookshop and Ivory Bookshop. Three Kakamega branch members were in attendance and they urged the bookshop owners to consider joining BSK as members and assist BSK in spreading the word of God widely through their outlets.
The General Secretary Mrs. Muriuki talked about BSK’S programmes and activities. She acknowledged the great role that bookshops play in making BSK mission a reality by availing God’s word to the end users through stocking of Bibles in their bookshops. The customers expressed interest in being trained on the Trauma Healing programme as they wanted to be equipped with skills and knowledge on how to handle trauma related issues.
The BSK team in attendance included; Head of Business Development Mr. Thomas Tharao, Church Relations and Membership Manager Rev.William Matolo, Western and North Rift Sales Executive Mr. Peterson Nduati, Sales Manager Robert Sawe and Customer Relations Coordinator Ms. Tabitha Wairimu.
The customers noted that they were glad to be part of the team that contributes to the furtherance
of God’s kingdom as is articulated in the BSK mission to make available and promote use of Scriptures for holistic transformation of people’s lives. They further appreciated the Society for the wide variety of Bibles available for their customers which helps in enhancing spiritual nourishment amongst their buyers.
The meeting ended with a sumptuous meal served at Golf Hotel in Kakamega. We thank God for a successful event.