Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ortum Town Pokot

Three hours drive past where I live on the road to Kakuma Refugee Camp lies a little village called Ortum. It is in Pokot territory and looks like something out of an old western movie. My friend and I went to visit the newly opened BTCP class there. I was so blessed to meet all of Pastor Ruben’s new students.… (more…)

When God is at Work, Not Man

We have a new class just for women! I went deep into the mountain to visit these ladies, and you will never believe how God is moving through these people. When we showed up, over half the class room was filled with men. Our director asked them “what are you doing here? This is a ladies class!” Turns out all… (more…)

One on One

These past two weeks have been full of one-on-one discipleship and teaching. I have been meeting with two ladies on a weekly basis. One I am disciplining with the Biblical Foundation Course, and the other I am teaching how to become a better public speaker/teacher by helping her write speaker notes and letting her practice in front of me. It… (more…)

Children Raising Children

One thing for sure, in many parts of Africa, the children raise the children. You will often see very young girls (even as young as six) carrying their baby brothers and sisters on their backs. Once, I was walking by the elementary school in my neighborhood and saw an older student holding a younger one up by a leg swatting… (more…)

More News from Pokot

There is an area very deep in Pokot territory called Alale. It is around 5 hrs drive deep into the bush, and if you hike another 30 km  by foot, you will meet people who don’t even know what century it is. I met a couple by the name of Rick and Mary who have been doing mission work around… (more…)

Are Unicorns in the Bible??

Yes they are mentioned in scripture, and yes, they do exist: Job 39:4-6 “Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee? Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labour to him? Wilt… (more…)

How To Perform A Remote Medical Mission

Ok, so you want to come to Africa and set up a temporary clinic that treats people, witness to them about Jesus, and leaves a lasting impact, but you have less than a week on the ground. What do you do? 1. Identify a group who can do follow up. This is the MOST IMPORTANT PART and should be done… (more…)