Monthly Archives: December 2010

Making Sense of All This…

Hi All, this is Brent here. We are hoping that in the coming days or weeks, Christy will personally share about some of her experiences in Africa. She saw and heard unique things, and felt a variety of emotions that … Continue reading

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Fears of rape in Kenya’s slums ‘trap women’

Article taken from the BBC (July 7, 2010): Christy walked in a community like this, and met with women who deal with this kind of violence and reality daily:    (Nairobi’s slums are home to more than half the … Continue reading

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The Class: A Great Week of Mutual Encouragement and Investment

We figure a good way to continue our update from our trip to Nairobi would be to tell you all a bit about the work Brent did there. The chief reason we were invited to Kenya in the first place … Continue reading

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Opening Thoughts

Well, the Christmas holidays are finally upon us full swing, and our busy schedule is beginning to lighten up. It’s been a whirlwind week and two days since we set our feet on the snowy ground in Canada, but we … Continue reading

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Trauma & Traffic

Hi all, We are safely back home after our whirlwind trip to Kenya..a trip that seemed to be centered around the themes of trauma and traffic! THANKS FOR YOUR PRAYERS! In the coming days and weeks, we will be sharing … Continue reading

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Wisdom from a former “woman of the street”

Jambo (hello) from Nairobi, Kenya! I don’t have much time to post today, but know that we are doing well. Of course we are missing our children, so please pray for them and us, but we are fine. I wanted … Continue reading

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And…we’re off!!!

Momentarily, we will be leaving for the airport, picking up our kids early to say “bye for now” to them. We are so thankful for all of your prayers, encouragement, and financial support, which has gotten us to this point. … Continue reading

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24 hours from now…

We will be over the Atlantic…on our way to Kenya, after all the fundraising, planning, and prayers. It seems unreal!! This week we`ve been reminded that, even with all of our best-laid plans, ultimately we are not in control of … Continue reading

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