The Story

I’m going on 5 years in Kenya (not including the additional one year of preparation) and what a journey it’s been. When I first came to Kenya I was on a team called “Kenya Initiative”. It’s possible some of you met me on our crazy adventure across the US in a van raising support for our project through auctions, dinners, speaking engagements, and mostly 5k races. Within one year our team had dwindled down in size, and eventually our mission shifted from a community-development-based  to almost entirely spiritually-based ministry. The focus moved from business development and micro loans, school sponsorship, — Read More —

It’s Time to Make Time

Yesterday I met a kid named Tony. Tony is eleven years old and had gone with his mother to visit his older brother in boarding school where I was, visiting Ken. Ken has recently fallen in love with basketball, so we were out on the court practicing when Tony walked up but was safely watching from a bit of a distance. I called him over, inviting him to play with us. I would just like to point out that most Kenyans play soccer and basketball is a foreign concept. Tony was no different than most Kenyans, but after a little — Read More —