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Read-a-Thon: Our Purpose

Our ongoing Bible reading has a dual purpose: To know Christ – through the reading of His Word To make Him known – through support of missions We have identified five projects of DOVE Missions Africa (DMA) that are in … 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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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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Medical Relief

Last week we were privileged to host 44 doctors, nurses and volunteers, led by Shauna King, from International Medical Relief. Their mission was to offer free medical services to Nairobi slum dwellers. In just 7 days they treated nearly 5,000 … Continue reading

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Robbed of Riches

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a nation endowed with great potential for wealth. Abundant deposits of diamond, cobalt, copper, gold, petroleum and uranium are within her borders. The land is fertile and criss-crossed with rivers, thick forests, lakes, … Continue reading

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Searching

Poverty. Injustice. Contrasts and contradictions. These are a painful part of everyday life here. Sometimes, you slide into a complacent lull. Then something happens that brings the horror of it all back into focus. That was my experience on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Going Once, Going Twice…

… And then the phone rang. Before the final pronouncement of “sold!” Dorcas* answered her phone. “Where are you?” I asked from the other end of the line. “At the airport. We are starting to board,” she replied. “And why … Continue reading

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