Yearly Archives: 2011

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    Merry Christmas!!!

    Posted on December 25, 2011 by in By Abby

    We have come to the end of our first year here in Kenya and are so blessed with our new life and experiences that have come with it. Thank you all for your love, prayers, and support! We have had a wonderful Christmas week in Tanzania with our friends Vernon and Mary Smith.  We want […]

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    A Great Day

    Posted on December 24, 2011 by in By Andrew

    Sunday was one of those days to write about. It was one of those days where at the end you sit down and think, “this is why I am here!” It started by waking up early to put the final touches on my sermon. Preparation was easy, as I was asked to adapt my teaching […]

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    Teaching Workshop.

    Posted on December 2, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    A few Saturdays’ ago I put on a workshop for the preschool teachers here at Mt. Kenya Baptist School.  It was a way to encourage and uplift them before the new school year begins (in January), and to teach them some new strategies. It was so much fun! I loved doing it, and I am […]

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  • The 2 Day Tutor… (A Lesson in Culture)

    Posted on November 26, 2011 by in By Andrew

    Abby and I have spent most of November in Nairobi. It has been a nice change of pace. A missionary friend of ours is back in the states, so we are staying at their house and watching over things, especially Paco, their beloved Chihuahua. Paco is a peculiar little dog. He is old, highly emotional, […]

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  • The Spiritual Battle of the Mind (Ephesians 4:17-27)

    Posted on October 28, 2011 by in By Andrew

    Have you ever felt frustrated in your Christian walk? You hear about the freedom of Christ and see people around expressing such joy and excitement, but you, a faithful Christian for some time, just feel like you are spinning your wheels and getting nowhere in you faith. You may experience some of the following (and […]

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    The Durham’s came to Kenya!

    Posted on October 7, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    The past two weeks were filled with lots of….. travelling, chocolate, hot water bottles, ice cream, baking, beautiful Kenyan landscapes, family bonding time, pictures, eating, laughter, jet lag, walking (crutching on my part), Pioneer Woman, markets, more eating, orphanages, animals, sightseeing, and much more! We had an amazing time with my parents in Kenya! Seriously, […]

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    A Piece of my Heart and Building Churches (Part 1)

    Posted on September 24, 2011 by in Uncategorized

      This is a message from one of the elders in Laisamis, Kenya, about their vision for the church and the struggles they face. I’ve been planning on writing this blog for over a month now. I don’t think my procrastination is due to laziness, but being nervous. I do not want to mess this […]

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  • Facebook

    Posted on July 27, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Hey everyone, we have been busy lately with a team from Texas. I’ve been putting a lot of updates and pictures on Facebook since it is quicker than blogging. Check out our page, www.facebook.com/a2africa.

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    My Parents Came to Visit

    Posted on July 17, 2011 by in By Andrew

    (Click on the photo albums to see more pictures. If these aren’t enough, there are more on our facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/a2africa) My (Andrew’s) parents came to visit in May. We had a wonderful time! I am blessed to be able to say that my parents are probably the biggest supporters of our ministry (I am […]

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    My 1st Kenyan wedding…

    Posted on July 3, 2011 by in By Abby

    I was able to experience my 1st Kenyan wedding yesterday!  It was a lot of fun, and SO different than American weddings. First of all, the bride and groom have actually already been married for about 10 years, and they have two children. They just never had a ceremony.  They recently decided they wanted to […]

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