a heart for africa

Tribute to Muia

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 |

Pls take 5 min and watch. More info http://www.tumainiinternational.org. Thanks to @StevenCurtis ?#?HonorKenya2013? Please pass along if you feel so inclined. Muia Video  

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“Normal” Things From Our Days in Kenya

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 | 3 comments

On this blog, the team has captured so many of the momentous events during our time in Kenya.  Now that I’ve been home for a week, one of the aspects of life in Kenya that I miss are the more mundane things. Whether in the morning or the evening, we turn the knobs to take a shower not knowing what we’ll get that day.  We may get a strong, hot shower, a cold shower, or no water at...

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Giving Out of Poverty (Mk 12:44)

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 |

He called his disciples and said to them, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the offering box than all the others. For they all gave out of their wealth. But she, out of her poverty, put in what she had to live on, everything she had.”  — Mk 12:43-44, NET During the course of our trip to Africa, six additional children have been sponsored by members of Valley...

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At Nairobi Airport

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 |

Ian, Jackie, and I are at the airport and checked in. It’s so hard to leave the best of the team considering all we’ve been through. But we’re sooooo looking forward to our family back home. Please pray for the team as they d drive back to Masii. Pray for Jackie. She hasn’t been deeping well. Pray for healing and comfort as we travel for the next 29 hours....

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Masii Children’s Fun Day (13 July)

Posted by on Jul 13, 2013 |

Last Saturday, we hosted a “fun day” for the Tumaini children sponsored by Valley Christian Church members.  Yesterday, we hosted a similar event for children of Masii Christian Chapel, Masii Academy (where Emily teaches), and from the local marketplace.  Basically, all the kids in the area were invited.  Inviting the children from MCC and the Academy was easy…announcements...

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