Training church planters on the Kenya Coast and Zimbabwe

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Thank you for praying for my recent ministry trips to the North Coast of Kenya and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Here is a brief report and some items for prayer.
Trip to Malindi Nov 8-10…
My trip to Malindi was another step in the process of forming a partnership of church planting in the North Coast Region of [...]

Report on two ministry trips…

Thursday, 27 October 2011

Dear Praying Friends,
In our last update we asked you to pray for two trips we made for our ministry here in Kenya. Here is a brief report of those trips and then ways you can pray.
My trip to the coastal town of Malindi Sept 23-26 was encouraging. I was able to visit about [...]

Lois’ story about a rainbow in Uganda in print!

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

This is a drawing that Lois made some years ago depicting her experience with a rainbow as she and the children were leaving Uganda back in 1991. Her story was quoted in a book written by the wife of a friend we knew when we were part of the Jesus Movement back in the [...]

New classrooms for El Shaddai School

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Thanks for your prayers as we get settled into our new home in Kenya and return to a rhythm of ministry.
This week we visited the Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) in the slum of Mukuru. On Thursday we visited the church’s El Shaddai School and we praise God for the completed construction of four new [...]

Back in Kenya

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Moving with my friend Dennis

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea…”

HMA in the U.S. coming to a close

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

July 4th get together on New Jersey Coast

What a joy it has been to visit and worship with many of you over the last two months here in the U.S. during our brief Home Ministry Assignment. So far we have visited with eight churches and still have two more to visit before we depart for Nairobi on August 5th.

Drops of your faithfulness make an ocean of God’s provision!

Saturday, 21 May 2011

One of the rural churches I spoke at near Kitale

Thank you for remembering us in prayer. As I write this update, Lois is already in Philadelphia with her parents, after spending two weeks with our daughter and her husband in Chicago. Andrew and I depart for the U.S. to meet her on the 30th when his classes end.

Seminar, container items, library renovations…

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Two happy pastors with new wheels!

Thanks so much for praying for my last trip to Mwingi District (April 4-8) to host a church planter seminar. During this five-day trip I was also able to transport some donated items from our container and check on the progress of the library rehabilitation project at Trinity Bible Institute.

Visit with our daughter Jessica

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Sightseeing on return from Mwingi

Thanks for the notes we are receiving from many of you to assure us that you are reading our updates and praying for us. This is so encouraging at a time when we really need it!

Lois’ Uganda Trip

Friday, 18 February 2011

Lois S. teaching with Zoe translating

Women, children, teachers, and parents were the focus of our love and service while in Fort Portal, Uganda, last week.

Dr. Lois Semenye and I (the other Lois) ventured out by ourselves, flying to Entebbe and then taking a bus to the West. Laughing most of the way, we bumped along for five hours in the back of the bus…

Fishing for fish and men!

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Sunday worship at Rabai

We hope the New Year has started off as well for you as it has for us. We just finished a great time of hosting some dear friends from the U.S. The theme of our travel together was fishing; not only for fish but for men! Combining vacation time with work…