Rev. John Kago
baptized him and, from then on, Kipsang became totally committed to the revival movement.As a result, his
values and lifestyle changed completely. In 1973, three years after his conversion, he decided to resign from his work as a soldier and begin studies at St. Philip's Maseno Bible School.
In 1975, he
was ordained a deacon at St. Stephen's Church, Jogoo Road, in Nairobi.The following year, he
was ordained a priest and made a curate there.Later, he served as a priest at St. Mark's Church, Westland, Nairobi, before going to London Bible School in Britain in 1979.While in London, his eloquence earned him many good friends and he became secretary to a Pan-African student body. He graduated with a bachelor of arts in divinity from the London Bible School and returned to Kenya in June of 1982.He rejoined the diocese of Nairobi and on July 1st of that same year, he was appointed assistant provost of All Saints Cathedral.