Another new month begins and we give God the glory for the gift of each new day.
Last night I enjoyed speaking at the Children's Day service in a Church in Bangor, Northern Ireland...about 1 hour's drive from my home. I thank God for each child who took part and for so many parents who came into the service.
We are delighted that some children recently received certificates for completing all 30 of our Bible lessons. Also, they were presented with Bible Story books. Other children also received Bibles and pencils. The photos below show just a handful of these children.
Marking continues in the office and life is busy in Nairobi as lessons are distributed across many areas of Kenya and into Uganda.
There is much enthusiasm in Nakuru as the school ministry grows and other ideas for outreach are discussed.
In Uganda planning for our trip is well underway and we are excited to visit this new area.
God has been answering prayer and providing for our financial needs. On Friday we were able to send the deposit to secure the booking of the hire car. We had asked for prayer concerning this, but we hadn't shared the deadline as being the end of May. We were amazed to watch the needed funds come in over the final few days. We continue to pray that God will provide the balance needed. We have no doubt that He will.
We were delighted and excited to receive the first few initial sketches from the Kenyan artist who is
Please continue to pray for the students who are studying on our Child Protection Email course. Some are from Kenya and some from Uganda. The standard has been very high and Assignment 6 will be sent to them today. There are 10 Assignments in total. Pray for us as we develop more teaching in this way.
Tomorrow (Tuesday) William and I will attend a day conference for Christian workers. The speaker will be a man of God from Nigeria. We have attended this seminar over the past few years and are looking forward to being blessed, encouraged and challenged once more.
MISSION TRIP FOCUS: We are considering a small practical/building project for the future in a School in Kenya. During our next trip we will be meeting with the Principal and staff of the school to discuss this in further detail. Please pray for us all as we meet. Pray that God will give us clear direction over the coming weeks as we think about what will be discussed.
MISSION TRIP PRAYER LIST:
- Meeting with School staff regarding building project
- Protection against the attacks of the enemy
-Teaching and Preaching preparation before we travel
- Teacher training in Kisumu in partnership with Kenyan Church
- Exploratory Farming trip
- Safety and good health for the long flights
- Our time and ministry in Uganda
- The need of £1800 to secure our hire car
- Meeting with markers and teachers in Nakuru
- Practical Work in Office
- Workers' Meeting
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