Reading the Bible is fun
For the fourth time BSK held the Bible Eagles Club Fun Day event on Saturday November 5th 2016 at St. Mary’s Boys Primary School in Machakos County. Children from various primary schools and Churches attended the event from the County.
Machakos County, nicknamed ‘Macha,’ was the first capital city of Kenya and now, it is an administrative County in Kenya. Machakos has eight (8) constituencies including Machakos Town, Mavoko, Masinga, Yatta, Kangundo, Kathiani, Matungulu, and Mwala. Machakos Town is the administrative capital of the county. The beautiful hilly scenery of the County is perfect for tourist related activities such as camping, hiking safaris, ecotourism and cultural tourism, dance and music festivals among many more. A number of establishments ensure the region has a well-rounded hospitality industry.
Over 400 children attended the BEC fun filled event that comprised of dances, songs, behavior change communication classes and Scripture memory recital sessions. The children entertained themselves through dances and activities that earned them gifts.The sentiments below gathered from the children on the day proved how much the event was beneficial to them;
“I really enjoyed dancing, playing ball games and reading the Bible. I also learnt God’s word in a new way. I am looking forward to attend the event again next year” said Alvin Mwongela, 11years from St. Mary’s Boys Primary School.“The event was great, I enjoyed the memory verse recitals, singing new songs and meeting new friends.
I plan to bring my friends to next year’s event.” Melody Kimeu, Full Care Academy.
“I had a lot of fun singing, dancing and reading the Word of God. I have understood Bible stories better and will be reading my Bible every day.” Esther Ndanu, Township Muslim School.
“I am attending this event for the fourth time. I really enjoyed meeting new friends, watching music presentations, dance competitions and reciting Bible verses.” Shalom Kamau St. Mary’s Primary School.
Teachers also expressed their gratitude to BSK for organizing this event for the fourth time, combining scripture engagement and enjoyable fun activities
“Bringing children to this event was worthwhile, the children have really enjoyed the games, food, met new friends and read the Bible, they are indeed very happy.” Deborah Ndinda says teacher from PCEA Siloam.
“I enjoyed teaching children the Word of God today. I appreciate Bible Society of Kenya for the work they are doing to reach out to children. The PPI materials were easily understandable by the children and also easy to teach with. I plan to bring more children next year so that they may learn Scriptures and apply it in their lives.” Kenneth Mwangangi, AIC Bomani.