Tag Archives: Church

From Kenya to America, and Soon Back to Kenya

Praise the Lord, I have booked my ticket back to Kenya for September 4th. These two months have been a wonderful opportunity for me to reflect on the past year of ministry, draw closer to the Lord, participate in ministry here in America, and receive encouragement from supporting churches. Above is a picture of the small town of Platoro deep… (more…)


I spent some time this Sunday with a couple of my Kenyan friends and attended their church. I must say it was one of the most encouraging days I have had since I have been back in Kenya. This is the first time I have ever attended a Kenyan church (besides Mattaw’s) that taught a gospel untainted by the prosperity doctrine that… (more…)

Texas Girl Fashion

Let me tell you, I got dressed up for church this week–and when I say dressed up I mean Bible Belt, West Texas Style. I had everything from the spiky little heals to the fancy hair tie. Now, usually the Mattaw children understand that it is impolite to stare, but for some reason I was getting stared at the whole entire morning. I never felt… (more…)

Church Mattaw

  Our new church is almost completely finished! It is where my temporary office will be located. I walked out to the construction site to take a peek, and I found all the house dads. I had been wondering where they were! Joseph welcomed me and gave me a shovel. I was assigned the duty of mixing cement and refilling… (more…)

Sunday Suits

One thing is for sure, church is considered serious business in Kitale. All the streets are packed full of traffic on Sunday morning as people try and make it to church on time. All of the little girls fashion their beautiful, handmade dresses, and all of the men wear their best suits. Whereas, little boys stand out awkwardly by just wearing… (more…)

Make a Joyful Noise

I am sorry I did not post yesterday, but my internet connection was down. I have found that Electricity goes out two or three times a day here, and that internet connectivity is spotty at best. In any case, I wanted to let you know that I have found a home church here. Rest assured that it is a Bible… (more…)