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2011: Day 15

Posted by on Aug 11, 2011 |

NO!!! THE DAY WE HAVE NOT BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO…GOING HOME! Not that we aren’t excited to see friends and family but, we don’t want to leave our family here. we packed everything up on the bus so we could leave right from the camp to the airport, and headed over to the camp for a few hours this morning. We were able to hang out with the kids and love on them one last time before heading home....

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2011: Day 14

Posted by on Aug 11, 2011 |

We wanted to get an early start this morning…so we ate breakfast at 7:30 and headed over to the TUBE…today we continued to help with updating the childrens files and taking photo, as well as decorating their backpacks (which by the way, the backpacks worked out better than we had hoped!!) and making cards for all their sponsors. Cindy, Olivia, Genesis finished painting the girls toenails and...

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2011: Day 13

Posted by on Aug 11, 2011 |

THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP!!! EVERYONE IS EXCITED!!! There is anticipation in the air…but first, breakfast (obviously…heaven forbid we go without a meal!) Our duties at the camp include helping with updating all of the information on the children for the ministry and the sponsors, sitting with the classes as the teachers teach, and assisting with teaching in some of those classes, and of...

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2011: Day 12

Posted by on Aug 10, 2011 |

Got up this morning ready for a day or worship…it is going to be awesome! It is amazing how welcoming and loving the church is here, it is a reminder of home. Derek sang with the worship leader and…NAILED IT!! He did a great job and the people really appreciated the fact he learned Swahili. They all cheered when he finished. Mike preached on the “aroma of Christ” and what that means. At the end...

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2011: Day 11

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 |

We have to drop off Nally today at the airport…she is coming back earlier than us…we will really miss her, she has brought a great element to the team. FUN IN NAIROBI!!! The pastor of the church here in Masii decided to take us to town and show us some sights…wow! something different sure happened. We saw some elephants and monkeys at an animal rescue, but the traffic was insane so we spent much...

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2011: Day 10

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 |

Last of the home visits…what an amazing opportunity to share Jesus with those we are visiting. Jackie T. adopted a little one and we were able to see him, bring him food, and pray with him and his grandmother. Jackie was really excited to be able to see her newly adopted son…the Trout family just grew by 1. Praise God!!! Today was also our 2nd (and last) day to help with the building of the...

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