Category Archives: Prayer

Purity, No Matter the Cost

A pure heart is what God longs for. In Daniel, we see a sixteen-year-old immigrant embarking on a journey that spans several dynasties. What drives him is God’s favor and a vow never to defile his spirit, soul or body. … Continue reading

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Treasures of Darkness

We are well in to 2018, yet these verses in Isaiah 45:1-3 keep reverberating in my heart as a New Year’s theme. The Lord will uphold your right hand so that He may subdue nations before you loose the armor … Continue reading

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What DOES it mean?

Kenya is in a sea of uncharted waters, and there could be a storm ahead. The current is not calm. Demonstrations are becoming more frequent and more violent. Just today while we were downtown in Nairobi, we could hear the … Continue reading

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Water!

It finally happened. After going 300 meters into the ground, the rig that was drilling on the DOVE land in Nairobi hit a gushing water aquifer. The Prayer Center property will certainly have plenty of this precious commodity. We are … Continue reading

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Unprecedented

You might have heard in the news that Kenya’s recent elections in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner have been cancelled. The Supreme Court gave a ruling that the elections were not carried out according to the Constitution, … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer

When I get on my knees early in the morning, I usually feel very needy. That is probably because most of the time, the path of life seems to be more difficult to follow than I have the ability for. … Continue reading

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What to Eat?

Last week Diane and I were subjected to a random and fairly extensive medical check-up. The health insurance we have had for over 25 years was up for renewal, and our insurers noticed that we are not getting younger! Before they … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Totally Honest (+Garissa visit)

Yep, after a barrage of posts during the Bible Read-a-Thon, we seem to have gone silent. Catching our breath, or allowing you to catch yours, perhaps? We will now return to several more posts on the “Like a Child” theme. … Continue reading

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Day 7: THE PROPHETS

We are glad to report good progress both in reading and fund-raising. Those who are reading, alone, have brought in $120. Another $300 has come from the international family. We thank God and all who have given. But we are … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Learn by Doing

We just had an amazing hour with the elementary students at Morningstar Ministries’ School for Creative Leadership (CSCL) in Fort Mill, South Carolina. (Yes, we are in the States for most of this and next month). After I gave a … Continue reading

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