Kenya

Two Principles of God’s Kingdom

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Kenya | 0 comments

-Dan Crum, Global Impact Director   My teammates on this trip have been demonstrating two principles of God’s Kingdom this past week, perhaps without realizing it. First, God meets us on our level. Do you see the African talking stick that Don is holding? He brought it on our trip, a gift from a previous African trip, as a symbol for those who hold it to speak truth. The lead teachers and lead social workers at our workshop on peacemaking were speaking truth at our closing session...

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Our Glory and Joy

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Kenya | 0 comments

-Ashley Mennel For what is our hope or joy or crown of boasting before our Lord Jesus at His coming? Is it not you? For you are our glory and joy. 1 Thess 2:19-20 There I was standing in an incredibly remote Maasai village in Kenya. The only person in the village who spoke English was the young girl we were there to visit. She had attended a local primary school a mile or so down the road. As in all Kenyan schools she was taught Swahili and English as part of her primary education. But...

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Part Two: Relationships Turn Into Friendships

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Child Sponsorship, Kenya, Maasai, Sponsorship, Trips | 0 comments

Whether the Nairobi team or the Massai team, relationships formed in the past or during this trip continue to grow. Amy Steffy’s Story‚Ķ Friday, the Massai team traveled to the village that Teresia is from. Since her school had just started a mid-term¬†break, both Teresia and Selina were able to accompany the team out to Teresia’s village. John Keshe, his wife Paris and their two youngest children also went with the team. As the team cars were loading up, all four girls climbed into...

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Part One: Relationships Turn Into Friendships

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Child Sponsorship, Kenya, Trips | 0 comments

Whether the Nairobi team or the Massai team, relationships formed in the past or during this trip continue to grow. Kelsey Stuckwisch’s Story… On Tuesday afternoon, select Medoya students lined the tiny hallways leading towards the administration office. As the CPCC team waited in the room next door for our sponsored child’s name to be read, there was a certain child who kept peeking in the doorway without losing her spot in line. The look of joy and anticipation filled her...

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Kenya Update: Relationships, Role Models and Aprons

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in From Dan, Kenya, Maasai | 0 comments

-Dan Crum Our Connection Pointe women are building good relationships with the girls in John Keshe’s program. As our women have shared their stories of what they do for a living and of their faith in God I believe they have become role models for these girls. Ashley talking with Shele. These four ladies in Maasai aprons learned to cook some Kenyan...

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Kenya Update: Honoring the Maasai Fathers

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in From Dan, Kenya, Maasai | 0 comments

-Dan Crum I’ve met two Maasai fathers of two Maasai girls who are in school now because of John Keshe’s efforts to support them. I would have met a third father in a third place but he was off helping another of his children. These fathers love their daughters and want the best for them. They don’t have the resources to pay their school fees, but their support is a unique resource that only they can give. What a gift these men are giving their daughters and it is our...

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