We believe God is in the business of redemption. He desires to heal the broken, give hope to the hopeless, and provide liberation for the oppressed. We also believe he is writing this story-of-redemption-through-Jesus not simply in our city but throughout the entire world, AND that we have the privilege and responsibility to participate. Compelled by this reality, we choose to serve Jesus not just here at home but abroad as well. Here’s a snapshot:
Community Adoption and Partnership: Njuruta, Kenya
In 2008, working with Food for the Hungry International , we started an ongoing relationship and commitment to a community in Kenya. Njuruta is an incredibly under-resourced community affected by HIV/AIDS, drought, and poverty. Despite these conditions, our friends have an amazing spirit of hope, a desire to educate and train their children, and a plan for the future. Our involvement currently involves the following:
through FH (click to see children you can sponsor from Njuruta!)
Short-term teams to train, encourage, and empower:
- Click here to read the July 2014 trip report
- Click here to watch the highlight video from our August 2012 trip
- Click here to read the August 2012 trip report
- Click here to watch the highlight video from our March 2011 trip
- Click here to read the March 2011 trip report
Special projects, such as tree planting, purchasing goats, etc.
Servants: Mark and Heidi (Bangladesh)
Primarily through aviation and in partnership with MAF, Mark and Heidi assist in relief and development efforts, thus seeking to cultivate relationships of hope and grace.