According to Dr. R. T. Kendall, Dr. Michael Eaton is one of the world’s best theologians. Michael grew up in inner-city London, in England, now deceased, had lived and worked in Kenya, where his wife Jenny was born. He was given Kenyan citizenship in 1992. His doctoral research was on the Christian and the Mosaic law (published in Theology of Encouragement or No Condemnation; in 1,2,3 John, and in James).
About Michael Eaton
Michael has degrees from the universities of London, Zambia and South Africa, and did Old Testament work at Tyndale House, Cambridge, which was published as his Tyndale Commentary on Ecclesiastes. His doctoral research was on the Christian and the Mosaic law (published in Theology of Encouragement or No Condemnation; in 1,2,3 John, and in James). He has a longstanding connection with Westminster Chapel in London and has written scholarly work on the Puritans and on the theology of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. He has lectured in the Baptist Theological College of Southern Africa (Old Testament exegesis), in the Nairobi Evangelical School of Theology (Old Testament studies and systematic theology), and in the Nairobi International School of Theology (exegetical methods). However his main work is that of a preacher and he has pastored the well-known churches, Lusaka Baptist Church and Nairobi Baptist Church, as well as pioneering multiracial ministry in Johannesburg. Since 1986 he has been one of the leaders of the Chrisco Fellowship of Churches, which began as a prayer meeting in 1978, but now has churches in different parts of Africa, India, and Europe. Michael and his friend Jeremiah Mugala are also pastors of Chrisco Central Church in Kibera slum suburb, Nairobi.
Michael studied under well-known Christian leaders such as J.I. Packer, J.A. Motyer and Professor Adrio König, the leading evangelical theologian of South Africa, and has learned a lot from Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones and Dr. R.T. Kendall, both past ministers of Westminster Chapel, London.