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KENYAN MOUNTAIN CLIMBING!!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 |

Yes…I said MOUNTAIN CLIMBING!! Today we had an incredible day with the Masii Christian Chapel Youth Group. We took the opportunity to encourage and edify the students (and adults) that are part of the Youth Group. It was a great day!! They said they wanted to take us on a “hike”…not a hard hike but a challenging hike. Well that is exactly what it was…CHALLENGING!!...

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“SAWA-SAWA” (This was posted 1 day late…Sorry Rick)

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 | 1 comment

“It’s fine, it’s fine” (or “it’s good, it’s good” saying it is OK whatever you are telling me)…This seems to be the answer to almost everything. What a great day this was. One of our goals in coming to Masii again was to, not only, see all the children, have 2 day camps, build a house, and work at a WEEP Center but it was to HONOR those we came in contact with.  This morning was just that. Last...

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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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Family

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 | 1 comment

Okay so I have a little bit of explaining to do. Yesterday I talked about how I met the newest member of our family, Mutunga, who my parents sponsored. Well it turns out Mutunga had been sponsored before I said we would sponsor him, but it hadn’t gone through the system yet. So this morning, Rose, Paul, and Elizabeth (Tumaini founder and employees) told me the “bad news” that my family didn’t...

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ANOTHER INCREDIBLE DAY!!!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 |

Forget about every image you have seen that represent Jesus and His love for us…and burn these images into you brain…   some of these you have seen…some you have not (and these are just a few images). I feel like we need to change the image of Jesus holding the Lamb, that hangs on the wall of our dinning room, or the image of Jesus standing with one hand raised, or whatever you may have on...

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Another day in God’s Grace

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 |

God is good! Amen Wow. What an amazing day. What an amazing trip! If you haven’t read my last blog I would recommend doing that since it’s related to what happened today J. Today we did house visits for several kids sponsored by people in our church. Well first off I got to meet the newest member of my family, Mutunga. Today my family sponsored him. His older sister was sponsored the Sunday...

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