Tesfaye Gabbiso (Pastor)

Life and Ministry

Tesfaye Gabbiso Doyamo was born in Dengora Elmete, Aletta Wondo District, Sidama Region, in 1954. His mother […]

Albums

(1) እግዚአብሔር ኃያል (‘God is Mighty’). Cassette recorded by Seifu Tekle Haymanot and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 1977. 

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(2) እግዚአብሔር መንፈስ ነው (‘God is Spirit’). Cassette recorded by Seifu Tekle Haymanot and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 1978.

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(3) ከርስቲያን ተሸገረ (‘The Christian has Crossed Over’). Cassette recorded by Seifu Tekle Haymanot and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 1979.

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(4) ምሕረቱ አያልቅምና (‘Limitless is His Mercy’). Cassette recorded by Seifu Tekle Haymanot and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 1979.

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adapted from WikiMezmur.org

(5) የናዝሬቱ ኢየሱስ (‘Jesus of Nazareth’). Cassette recorded by Seifu Tekle Haymanot and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 1989.

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(6) መባረክን ባርከን (‘Oh, Bless us a Blessing’). Cassette recorded by Seifu Tekle Haymanot and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 1992.

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(7) ያይሃል (‘He  Sees You’). Cassette recorded by John Studio in Frankfurt (Germany) and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 2001.

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(8) አዎን ይሆናል (‘Yes, It  Will Come to Pass’). Cassette recorded by Natty Studio and released by Ethiopian Mulu Wongel Amagnoch Church, Addis Ababa, 2011.

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Songs in hymn book

Wedasé Amlak, vol. 2
(published by Geja Kale Heywet Publishing Dept. in 1991)

27 songs [numbers?]

Social networking

» Visit Pastor Tesfaye Gabbiso’s offical YouTube channel

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Audio

» Listen to selected albums and songs

Video

» Watch selected worship services, testimony, teaching and interview

Lyrics

YeTesfaye Gabbiso mezmuroch / The Songs of Tesfaye Gabbiso. Translated by Haile Jenai, edited by Lila Balisky. Addis Ababa: SIM Press, 2011; revised ed. 2012.

» Open book

Mïhïretu ayalķïhïmïna (‘His Mercy Never Ends’). Lyrics of over 200 songs sung by Tesfaye Gabbiso from 1974-2012. Hawassa: Tesfaye Gabbiso and Hawassa Mulu Wengel Church, 2012/13 (2005 AM).

For further reading

Balisky, Lila W. (1997). “Theology in Song: Ethiopia’s Tesfaye Gabbiso.” Missiology: An International Review 25: 447-456.

Balisky, Lila W. (2018). Songs of Ethiopia’s Tesfaye Gabbiso: Singing with Understanding in Babylon, the Meantime, and Zion (American Society of Missiology Monograph Series, 37). Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications.

Tesfaye Gabbiso (2004). Music and Worship. Practicum project. Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology.

Tesfaye Gabbiso (2010). Beziyan gize. Addis Ababa: Mulu Wongel Church. [English publication in process; proposed title: Those Days.]