John Esto – Canaan Celebration Ministry, Kipsongo
Pastor John Esto heads the Canaan Celebration Ministry in Kipsongo, Kenya. Pastor Esto’s ministry provides this impoverished community with Christian leadership, evangelism to preach peace and reconciliation among neighbors, and teaches salvation and co-existence between people from different walks of life. Peace and reconciliation are greatly needed, following the brutal uprisings during the Kenyan 2008 elections. The Ministry also operates programs for widows (a high number of men succumbed to AIDS), youth, outreach ministries education, and door-to-door evangelism in this area of extreme poverty.