Tag Archives: Kenya

Church in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Our first full day in Kakuma was Sunday. Our team leader loaded us into a buss, and then drove from one end of the camp to the other dropping us off at different zones along the way. It took around 2 hours to drive from one end of Kakuma to the others. Usually, teams stay in a pack and are… (more…)

Refugee Camp

We are preparing for September 6th! To the left is a picture of Caroline (my wonderful assistant) helping me make a large stack of handouts we will use to teach people about Jesus. What is happening on the 6th? Many from Life Changing Discipleship will be traveling to the Kakuma Refugee camp. We will be doing evangelism, outreach, pastoral encouragement/training… (more…)

West Pokot

[Sorry for not posting anything this past week. I have sacrificed the time I use to blog and answer emails this week to finish online continuing education classes required for my nursing license. Not fun, but my last exam will be over with tomorrow!] There is something about West Pokot that makes me feel like I am in the Old,… (more…)

Leis of Christmas Tinsel

Sometimes when someone wants to honor or welcome you here, they hug you and then wrap leis of Christmas tinsel around your neck. I am not even quite sure of the cultural significance, but it is a very nice gesture and makes you feel very appreciated. These pictures come from when we were opening the new school in the Nandi… (more…)

Things are Getting Kuku

Kuku in Swahili means chicken. So no, things are not getting crazy around here, but there has recently been a large influx of chickens. When a student pays for a class with a chicken, it is my job to transport it home. This week, my students brought 5 with them. If you can imagine my coworker and I stuffed into… (more…)

Caught off Guard

I had a wonderful day in Eldoret. Officials estimate the population to be around 250,000, but any Kenyan will tell you it is around a million. I had to travel there for my alien ID card.  As I was leaving the Immigration Office, I noticed a Muslim woman sitting on a bench. She was eating a really nice salad made of fresh… (more…)

Life Changing Testimonies

Jim and Melony Roche have been interviewing many of our students for a video. It has been quite an emotional week for all of us. Hearing their testimonies has really impacted me. I have spent a lot of time viewing these men and women as “students,” without realizing the enormous work God has done in their lives and what He… (more…)