Ready to Read

The first lady of Kenya recently completed a full 42 km marathon race in order to raise money to support Kenyan women who do not have access to pre-natal and post-natal care.  I am not a first lady, and am definitely NOT called to run a marathon race!

But her courageous act really challenged and inspired me. “What can I do to make a difference?” I wondered. The plan that came to mind is to hold a Bible reading ‘marathon’ (Read-A-Thon) to raise money for missions in DOVE Africa.

Read-A-Thon jpgThe Bible Read-A-Thon starts today and will continue for two weeks. In addition to the fund-raising and amazing benefit of reading God’s word, we will also be declaring Truth in the neighborhood around our Nairobi church.

Here in Kenya, and I believe worldwide, people often seek sponsorship to participate in a walk or a run or even a golf tournament. This time, members of DOVE Kenya are encouraged to sign up for one hour of Bible reading (and give me a break now and then) at a cost of $12 per hour. I also am looking for sponsors — and the wonderful news is that the first week+ is already fully sponsored! All proceeds will go to the work of DOVE Missions in Africa.

Need to go get started…..

~ Diane

(Donate here).


About Omondis In Kenya

Ibrahim and Diane Omondi serve on the DOVE Christian Fellowship International Apostolic Council, giving oversight to the region of Africa. They have been ministering together in Kenya since 1984 and now oversee the work of more than 100 congregations in four nations. They also give leadership to the missions thrust of DOVE Africa which includes 14 Kenyan and Ugandan missionaries serving among unreached people groups in these nations. The Omondis direct Springs of Africa, a non-profit organization sponsoring micro-finance, community development and various education initiatives.
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6 Responses to Ready to Read

  1. Lilian says:

    Great work Pastor

  2. Thank you, Lillian. It was a really good day!

  3. tbrinkley says:

    Diane, what a wonderful idea! It sounds Holy Spirit inspired.

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