October Prayer Letter

Printable Version (PDF)Dear Prayer Partners,Thank you for your prayers for the country of Kenya during this year of elections; it seems that the politics will just never go away. The elections were nullified by the Supreme Court on September 1st, on a technicality, with no recount of any of the votes. They are rescheduled for October 26th, with the opposition saying that they may boycott the elections,
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Update 6 - Kenyan Presidential Elections 2017

Today has been a good day! It has been calm all day pretty much country wide (as far as we have heard). We had good services in Kisii Town & have had good reports from several of our other churches. So far, Bible BC of Rongo is the only one that was not able to meet on the church property, but they met in a members home for today's services.The opposition leader did go into the large Nairobi slums
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Update 5 - Kenyan Presidential Elections 2017

The Kenya Red Cross has said that 24 people have been killed during the protests & 93 have been treated for injuries. A majority of these were in Kibera (a slum area in Nairobi), in Siaya, & in Kisumu.Our church in Rongo has been directly affected as well. The Pastor called us this evening to let us know that protestors had uprooted the church's sign & had thrown it into the middle of the road
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Kenyan Presidential Elections 2017 - 4

There still hasn't been an announcement for president, but the electoral commission made a statement that they believed they would have all forms by tomorrow (Friday) at noon and an announcement tomorrow late in the day or Saturday. (According to the law of Kenya, they can take up to 7 days to tally the votes! Hopefully we will not be waiting that long. 😊)Thank you in advance for your
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Kenyan Presidential Elections 2017 - 3

(This was in Kisumu, 2 hours from us.)Please pray!Things have been heating up throughout the day today here in Kenya, and we have begun getting some reports from some of our Pastors who have churches in areas known as being hotspots during elections. And they are already starting to see some violence in their areas.Our family is safe at this time, but we have churches and church families who will
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Kenyan Presidential Elections 2017 - 2

We are 1/2 way through the day of Voting, & everything seems to be going more smoothly than it ever has before (at least since we have lived in Kenya-over 18 years).There have been a few issues here & there, but very few so far.The actual voting process has been good, so now just to wait for the announcement of the winners of the elections. This announcement is what has caused the chaos in the past,
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Kenyan Presidential Elections 2017 - 1

Please join us in praying for Kenya, as the country braces itself for the presidential election tomorrow. Elections here have a history of being times of protest and unrest. We would appreciate your prayers for each Kenyan, each missionary family serving in Kenya, and each of our churches & ministries during the coming days. Thank you in advance for your prayers.Serving Him in Kenya,Luke
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March 10, 2013 - Update/Kenyan Elections

Printable Version (PDF)Dear Praying Friends and Family,Thank you to everyone who has prayed for us and for Kenya throughout this past week. It seems like everything is back to normal in Kenya for the moment. We have not had any more reports of trouble since yesterday. The opposition party still plans to take the election matter to court, so we may still see some tense moments in the days to come.
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Election Results May Elicit Strong Response - News from the US Embassy Nairobi

This is to inform U.S. citizens in Kenya that on March 9, 2013, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of Kenya’s presidential election.  The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has received reports of violence in Kibera, Kisumu, and Kakamega.  The police are responding; however, these demonstrations could spread or erupt elsewhere with little or
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March 9, 2013 - Update/Kenyan Elections

Printable Version (PDF)Dear Praying Friends and Family,We are doing well, and we want to say thank you to all who have been praying for our family and for the country of Kenya during the election process. This morning, Saturday, March 9th, at around 2:30 AM the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) finished tallying the results for the Kenyan Presidential Elections which took place
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March 5, 2013 - Update/Kenyan Elections

Printable Version (PDF)Dear Praying Friends and Family,We are doing well, and we want to say thank you to all who have been praying for our family and for the country of Kenya during the election process. Yesterday, Monday, March 4th, the Kenyan people turned out in very large numbers to cast their votes. There were some some places where there was some violence (Mombasa/Coast Province, Northeastern
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