Category Archives: development

FIRE!

We don’t usually share news updates on the blog, but this time we will because of a devastating report from one of the Springs of Africa-sponsored schools here in Nairobi (pictured several years ago). When a fire ravaged through Kibera … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Living for three months in Costa Rica during my college years was a significant experience, to say the least. It was there that I fell in love with another culture and was imprinted with a passion for the developing (or … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Who Daddy Says I Am

Knowing who I am in Christ seems to be a really big deal in Christendom these days. I am not sure why it is so hard to convince us, but many of us apparently have a chronic identity crisis and … Continue reading

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Reading and Fund-Raising

Hardly a weekend goes by in Nairobi without people being out on some kind of a walk or run for a worthy cause. You can read the t-shirts: ‘Heart Run.’ ‘Save the Elephants.’ ‘Cancer Awareness Walk.’ It’s all good! As … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Rules are Rules

On Friday 26 June, 2015 at 8:01 a.m. Diane Naomi Omondi (hereafter referred to as “I”) was stopped by a police officer because of using a mobile phone while driving. The officer greeted me, then politely asked for my driving … Continue reading

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Our Inspiration

It is the rainy season in Northern Uganda. That makes the roads “impassable” — but by God’s grace and with Ephraim and Jova’s 4WD vehicle, we made it safely to every location. The countryside is astounding in lush beauty. Maize, … Continue reading

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Speeding for Life

High-speed driving on bumpy Kenyan roads is not advisable any time. But on this particular occasion, I heard grown-up adults from the medical profession asking “Are we there yet?” Six-week-old Luke was barely making it. As we sped toward the hospital, the ER … Continue reading

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