Moving the Mission Forward (National)

Our Time in Rwanda

Good evening to all of you! Our time in Rwanda went very well. A few people remembered a Canadian missionary from Hamilton, Ontario named Margaret Petrie. 32 years ago, she left a Canadian flag behind. It was used as part of the decor for the conference. It turns out that Heather met her numerous times. It’s a … read more

A Wonderful 24 Hours

Friends, This morning, we visited the Shelter of Hope school. They facilitate 157 children—from “nursery” to grade four—in a very small space. The school is made up of beautiful, well-behaved kids. Our team had an excellent, last, three hour meeting tonight with the VMK board. We left each other with unity and high hopes. Once again, … read more

Last Day of the Conference

Friends, Yesterday was the last day of our Nairobi conference. Here are a few reflections about our last moments together: In yesterday’s morning session, each region was invited to perform a song and dance for the whole group. Their songs and their dances were fantastic! One group just clapped in unity with such intensity and … read more

Prayer, Gatherings, and Hospitality

Good afternoon!  We have had a couple of fantastic days here in Nairobi. We now have 150+ people here for training. Here are a few other updates: After I finished speaking on Wednesday morning, there was a spontaneous time of prayer. Everyone prayed out loud and at the same time. It was a very powerful moment. The daily … read more