Niemeyer - Christian Minister - Industrial Area, Nairobi, Kenya

Larry Niemeyer

Industrial Area, Nairobi, Kenya


I have lived and worked in Africa since 1966 (Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya and Uganda). Along the way I have learned three Bantu languages, studied diverse cultures, taught and trained from village level to graduate level, conducted research at the university level, written and self-published 68 books primarily for an African audience but also for a missionary audience. I do not need a job but am on Skill Pages, because (at 71) I may be able to help some individuals and organizations on a part-time basis from my home in Nairobi, Kenya.


Christian Minister

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


I am an ordained minister of the gospel, trained in Christian education, cross-cultural ministry and missions with a specialization in discipleship mobilization and training, leadership development, and community services.

Work History

Founder and Mentor

Harvest Institute Online

I am the administrator for this online effort. and also mentor college-level students for seven different diploma programs in collaboration with Hope International Unversity.

Bible and Spiritual Formation Instructor, South Africa


Founder, Principal and Curriculum Designer

Harvest Institute

Cross-cultural Trainer and Consultant, Mission

Moving Mountains

Editor, Perspectives

Daystar University

I created curriculum for 25 different courses at the BA and MA levels when Daystar was in its formative years. Thereafter I began to specialize in communication, Anthropology and Theology.


Indigenous Peoples of East Africa Foundation

Dho-Luo Communications Ministries (1995), Syokaki Consultants (1996)

Editor, Hundredfold

Called to Excellence in World Missions


Harvest Impact Ministries

Senior Lecturer

Daystar University

Courses taught: Culture and Communication, Anthropology, Advanced Cultural Anthropology, Organization of Culture, Urbanization in Africa, African Societies and Traditional Religion, Research Methods for Christian Ministries, Intercultural Group Dynamics, Contextualization, The Study of Theology in the African Context, The Church in the Community, Biblical Foundations of Christian Service, Evangelism and Church Growth, Dynamics of Church Growth, The Nurturing Ministry of the Church, Bible Cultures, Theology of Man, Theology of the Church, Foundations of Christian Communications Strategy

Research Assistant and Director

Daystar University

Baseline Country Surveys: Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia (1982-83), Research in Mathare Valley and Kariobangi (1983), Audience Analysis for Africa Church Information Service (1984), How Far Beyond? Christian Leadership and Media (1984), Christian Publication in Kenya (1985), Cassette Ministries: A Study of Christian Music (1986), Nairobi Church Survey (1986), Nairobi: Christian Outreach in a World Class City (1986), Nairobi Youth Survey (1996)

Pastor of Christian Education and Missions, Beaverton Christian Church


Pastor of Christian Education, First Christian Church


Central Africa Mission - Zimbabwe



The Harvest21 Discipleship Endowment Fund

This fund is created to give Christians a way to provide memorials for loved ones who pass on to glory. Monthly memorial gifts are received and deposited into interest gathering investments. The principle is never depleted but the annual interest is used to sponsor worthy discipleship mobilization activities.

Harvest Compassion

This institution is a companion to The Harvest Practicum and Harvest Institute. It is a mechanism for implementing a holistic discipleship lifestyle in East African communities and is financially sustained by charitable giving and grants.

Harvest Institute

I founded HI in 2002, designed and published its curriculum, and trained its personnel. In 2010, I turned it over to Kenyan leadership and went on in 2012 to establish Harvest Institute Online in collaboration with Hope International University, Fullerton, California. Both institutions offer a Certificates or Diplomas in Christian Ministries.

The Harvest Practicum

Discipleship Mobilization based on two different training series: 1) The Foundations and Fruitfulness Series (4 initial books with 8 follow-up books) and 2) A Discipleship Journey Series (6 initial books with 3 follow-up books). 32,000 disciples mobilized in a variety of churches and communities.

Qualifications & Certifications

Christian Education/Missions

Pacific Christian College

Beaverton High School, Beaverton, Oregon

D. Miss in Inter-cultural Studies

Biola University

MA in Anthropology

(Anthropology) Portland State University

Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Missions


California State University

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