Trust in the Lord with all your heart…

Dear Friends, Through your partnership with us in ministry these past few years we have been blessed to see our Lord at work with a clarity that has so humbled us. Thank you for your constant prayers and faithful giving that have made our time in ministry possible. We have come to the sad realization … [Read More]


November is the month for “a hope and a future” for Missions of Hope students! Please remember in prayer the 800+ students of Missions of Hope as they complete the Kenyan National Exams this month. Missions of Hope (MoHI) It is so moving to know that through the work of the Holy Spirit in MoHI’s ministries, over … [Read More]


  The Gift Shop From March through May, we helped deconstruct, reconstruct, paint, add electric outlets, clean, and redesign the Missions of Hope Gift Shop. Our goal, was to have it ready for the visitors and short-term mission teams that would begin arriving in June. Every item is produced locally, many from the Missions of Hope … [Read More]

Swiss Army Knife

Sometimes we marvel at the path God has us on! We thought we came to Kenya to work with clean water and farms in Turkana and now He has us serving in the slums of Nairobi working with Missions of Hope International (MoHI)!  We are learning that if we hold firmly to the hand of … [Read More]

Heading Home?

Goodbye to Florida, Hello to Kenya!   We have just completed our journey back to Kenya; flying from Ft Myers, to Philly, to London, then finally arriving in Nairobi!  Saying frequent goodbyes can be a difficult part of this life, but the great news is that there are also frequent hellos!  Our time in the … [Read More]

Blessed and Grateful

You have played an important part in making our furlough a time of blessing! From the time our feet hit U.S. soil on October 27, we have enjoyed reconnecting and recharging with friends and family!   Thank you so much for taking the time to talk with us, meet with us, spend time with us, listen to … [Read More]

Hope in Turkana

In 2004, Christian Missionary Fellowship, our US-based sending organization, started working with Missions of Hope International (MoHI), in the Mathare Valley slum of Nairobi. In 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, we were part of the Short Term Mission teams from our home church, Mountain Christian, sent to serve with Missions of Hope and have always … [Read More]

Visitors in Turkana!

Mountain Christian Church in Maryland and Familia de Fe Church in Brazil sent a short term mission team to Turkana from June 29 – July 6! There was a week of Vacation Bible School from places “Around the World” with 4 classrooms decorated as Brazil, China, Great Britain, and the United States, all sharing the … [Read More]

Life in Napusimoru, in pictures!

Wow, living in Napusimoru has been a drastic contrast to living in Lodwar! Napus is about 2 hours from Lodwar and is a rural village of about 700 people. Life is lived in community! From infant to elderly, we witness everyone help each other all the time. Being immersed in the culture daily has given … [Read More]

What’s Up With Den & Ren?

Dennis and Renda have had 9 months of studying Swahili, learning about the various CMF ministries in Turkana, and becoming familiar with the people and town of Lodwar. To make our first year of Language and Culture learning complete, we will be moving to a little village “out in the bush”,  about a two hour … [Read More]