Drawing Together Amid Destruction

“The person who loves their dream of community will destroy community, but the person who loves those around them will create community.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer If community exists, you’ll find it in the midst of chaos. We just did. On … Read the...
What Will We Say?

What Will We Say?

Where is the Lord taking us? Often to places we’d never imagine. And one of those places happened to be seated several feet from the President of Kenya when he visited during Kijabe’s centennial celebration last month. Somewhat of a … Read the...
Termites and Chameleons

Termites and Chameleons

You can’t live in Africa without running into new creatures more often than you would wish. On a recent drive home from Nairobi we noticed significantly more insects in the air than we’re used to seeing. I asked our driver, … Read the...

The hardest thing we’ve ever done.

One week in and it’s been a whirlwind. Early tomorrow, we’ll travel to Kijabe. We’re curious as to what awaits us. Moving to a foreign country is the hardest thing we’ve ever done. We could probably write more if we … Read the...

Departure!

Our Father is faithful and has provided for our needs. Our family departs for Kenya tomorrow. We may never be able to express our appreciation of everyone who is praying for us and sending us by such sacrificial giving. Journey … Read the...
Our Neighbors. And Ebola.

Our Neighbors. And Ebola.

When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick. (Matthew 14:14)   Who are our neighbors? We’re supposed to love them. “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39)… Read the...

Across Distance And Time

In a region of the world where disability is often misunderstood, countless children are born with debilitating conditions, many that can be treated successfully. One of most prominent of these, hydrocephalus, affects a disproportionate number of families in East...

On Mission, Relationships, and Joy

Because we almost lost joy. I feel it fair to say that Rachel and I are finding a great deal of pleasure in sharing about our future work in Kenya. The unknowns, though many, don’t bother me near as much … Read the...
Pray for Kenya.

Pray for Kenya.

Oh how time passes. Be sure that more frequent updates will appear here as our journey takes shape. Over the past two months we have seen and felt God confirming the path we walk. Through his word so graciously given … Read the...
Welcome!

Welcome!

We welcome all of you! Our hope is for this to be a place where we can provide updates and thoughts on our road to Kenya. We are grateful for those who will be walking along with us on this … Read the...

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