I sit here on our first Christmas day living in Kenya, Africa. It is a little different from years before. We do not have our children around to laugh and enjoy in a face to face setting, nor do we have snow on the ground or cold weather. We do however ever have new wonderful friends we can visit with and seek to bless them … Continue reading Christmas 2017
What are you thankful for today? I have been thinking of this since I preached a sermon three weeks ago on blessings from God. Many times, we only think of the big-ticket items to be thankful to God for in our lives. Yet, God blesses us each and every day with the “simple” things we take for granted and neglect to thank God and recognize … Continue reading Being Thankful
When you travel throughout a country that is new to you, sometimes you find God’s gem’s in the midst of places you do not expect. You would think as a pastor of over 21 years I would know better, yet in my humanness, I forget to have great expectations from God each and every day. It is my prayer that God will help me in … Continue reading In the Midst of God’s Beautiful Holiness
During the month of August, Sherry and I had the opportunity to travel to a small village called Kaimosi and spent 5 days. On the second day, we walked the village and prayed for families of the Free Methodist Church. We learned that this was the very first Free Methodist Church in Kenya. It was originally under another small Holiness church but the leader was … Continue reading God’s Grace in Ministry
It was a great weekend for the Kenya Free Methodist Church as they moved from a Provincial General Conference to Full General Conference status. In 1993 the Free Methodist Church was established under the direction of the Burundi General Conference. Over the years God has used many leaders and laypersons to help the Kenya Mission field move to Provincial General Conference. Over the past years under … Continue reading Kenya FMC Recieves Full Conference Status
Our travel schedule this week: May 25 – fly to Nairobi – Meet up with Tumaini (Hope) Women of Kenya NGO group. May 26 – Travel to Samburu to distribute sustainable food to very hard hit area of drought. May 27 – Continue to Outreach in Samburu then travel to Meru after. May 28 – Attend FMCKenya church in Meru – Then travel back to … Continue reading Pray for Our Travel and Ministry this week.
On Sunday, May 14, Sherry and I had to opportunity to visit Langas Free Methodist Church. Pastor Jared told us not to worry he will make sure we can find our way and he will pick us up. He arrives and walk’s through the gate area, we greet him and he say’s, “I have your transportation.” We proceed through the iron gates and see two … Continue reading Meet Pastor Jared, family and Langas Church in Kenya, Africa