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Power

Mary* was not having a very good day, to say the least. Having been left by her husband weeks ago—without a job or source of income—she has been struggling to feed her three children, the youngest being five months old. … Continue reading

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Ceremonially

Ceremonially Try saying that. Now say it again. Again. It’s funny—of all the lists of names and places in the Old Testament that look so complicated to pronounce, the word that usually trips me up during our oral Bible reading … Continue reading

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Curses

Curses. We kind of know what they are. In the back of my mind, I know well the maxim, especially in the Old Testament, that blessings follow obedience and curses follow disobedience. I am also aware of the many “if” … Continue reading

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Glory

Word for word through Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers has the potential to be a tedious read. But, on the contrary, this was an exciting day of our Bible Read-a-Thon. After the children of Israel escaped from ruthless slavery under the … Continue reading

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And It Was So

We started our two-week journey through the entire Bible today. This is our 5th annual Bible Read-a-Thon here in DOVE Nairobi. Every time, there is so much more to learn! The books of Genesis, Job and Exodus, our readings today, … Continue reading

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Go and Tell

We have just been celebrating Easter: the ultimate victory of life over death, light over darkness, hope over despair. But the declaration “He is Risen” is not the end of the story. It is the beginning. It is our starting … Continue reading

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Unselfish Determination

Ruth’s determination and faith earned her a prominent place in God’s Word. That did not come easy. Ruth gave up her citizenship, left her people and turned away from her gods. It appears that her decision had been made much … Continue reading

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