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#3 From Kenya

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Today we woke up in our new hotel, shared a wonderful breakfast of fried eggs, toast, chapati, fresh fruit and coffee. We boarded the vans and headed to Zoe headquarters in Meru. Zoe is housed in a government compound in a serene setting, and because Zoe is doing such good work, the government charges Zoe […]

Day 2 in Kenya: Visiting The Graduates

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Hello from Maua! Today began with a wonderful buffet-style breakfast at our Nairobi Hotel. The omelets and potato pancakes were amazing. We then loaded two cars and headed out for a long day of travel across the equator, along the Rift Valley, under the shadow of Mt. Kenya toward Maru. We stopped for lunch at […]

Jambo!

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First report from Carla & Peter’s journey to Kenya After a long travel day, we caught our first glimpse of Kenya from the window of our airplane. I turned to Peter and mentioned how beautiful the.mountains looked. The man behind us, a native Kenyan, said, in his lovely musical accent, “Oh, dat ees not a […]

Day Five in Costa Rica

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So hard saying good bye to all the kids & staff at the mission. However, with this view, life isn’t too bad either. We are staying at the base of the volcano Arenal & will be going to the hot springs tonight.

Day Four in Costa Rica

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Lori switched teams to do the hygiene talk with the other sites. Kira, Hanah & Jillian let the kids paint their entire faces with face paint! Darien gave his testimony which was awesome. It rained a little more today but we were thankful for God providing people in the community that allowed our groups to […]

Day Three in Costa Rica

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We had a great time playing indoor soccer last night while Costa Rica won their soccer game! Today’s sites were great. It was a little rainy for part of the day so groups of kids were smaller but Zach & Nick gave a great testimony to their faith & everyone on the team shared God’s […]

Day Two in Costa Rica

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Great day so far connecting with the kids. So proud of our youth stepping up to serve even in the rain & volunteering to pray at every opportunity. Our team is doing a great job drawing in the Tico teens. Mostly because our youth can actually hang with them playing soccer. They even have older […]

Day One In Costa Rica

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Everyone slept great & woke up feeling rested today bc of time change. Eggs, rice/beans & mangos for breakfast. Rice/beans, chicken & salad for lunch. Rice/beans, pork, salad for dinner. See a pattern? All sites went great today. Rain held off until we got back from our second site. Our team met a family of […]

Fourth Wednesday of Lent

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2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Therefore, to keep me from being too elated, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, to keep me from being too elated. Three times I appealed to the Lord about this, that it would leave me, but he said to me, “My grace is […]