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Preparing More Kenyan Pastors

Posted May 1, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

n.ogallo_profileBrother Naphtally Ogallo is one of the leaders we partner with in Kenya, and he pastors Grace Baptist Church in the university city of Eldoret. He shares about two men who are preparing for pastoral leadership in their fellowship of churches: “In October 2016, the Lord of the harvest was pleased to add to our church’s number... Keep Reading

Timothy's Testimony

Posted April 13, 2017  by: S. R. |0 Comments

n.ogallo_profileHave you ever heard that ‘Christianity is a mile wide but only an inch deep in Africa’? Those who make such statements need to define their terms carefully. Is biblical Christianity, churches that the Apostle Paul or Peter would recognize, really so vast in Africa? Much of what is considered mainstream Christianity in Africa i... Keep Reading

n.ogallo_profileNaphtally Ogallo, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Eldoret, Kenya, shares some exciting news in his recent report: Celebrating One Year On-SiteIt was no small delight to join in celebration worship on February 5th, marking one year since the church moved to its new site. Pastor Michael Maura of Bethesda Baptist Church, Nairobi was the v... Keep Reading

Taking Truth to South Sudanese Refugees

Posted January 12, 2017  by: Naphtally Ogallo |0 Comments

At the urging of Paul Washer, we encouraged our Kenyan leaders, Sam Oluoch and Naphtally Ogallo, to investigate the South Sudanese refugee camp in their country, and your generous giving funded their travel.  Here is Pastor Naphtally's informative and entertaining account of their second trip to Kakuma Refugee Camp: Babale"Sam and I recently traveled to Kak... Keep Reading

From Nursing Wounds to Nursing Souls

Posted October 17, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

Helida & NaphtallyTypically, you hear reports from our missionaries on this blog.  In this post, I thought you might appreciate a glimpse into the life of an African missionary wife.  Helida Ogallo is the wife of Naphtally Ogallo, missionary pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Eldoret, Kenya. "My name is Helida Ogallo. The Lord saved me in 1... Keep Reading

Naphtally's Church Moves to New Site

Posted April 8, 2016  by: Naphtally Ogallo |0 Comments

n.ogallo_profileDear Friends,After the events of the Lord’s Day January 31st, we believe it is fitting to write and send out this prayer letter to you. So what is special about January 31st? It was the first worship service held on our new church site! Ever since the church set the target of end of January for the move, it was all systems go as me... Keep Reading

January 2016 Trip - Destination 1: Eldoret, Kenya

Posted February 18, 2016  by: S. R. |0 Comments

In January, Joyce and I returned together to Africa for the first time since leaving in December 2011.  During our three week trip, we visited three African countries and fifteen HeartCry missionaries. Destination 1: Eldoret, KenyaAfter an overnight in Nairobi, our first stop was Eldoret, Kenya to visit Naphtally and Helida Ogallo and Grace Baptist Church. Eldoret sits in the Rift Valley region at over 6000 feet in elevation, and coming from the middle of winter in Virginia, Joyce and I we... Keep Reading

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Paul Onyango: Difficulties and Encouragements in Kenya

Posted June 18, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Dear Friends, We greet you in the name of Jesus Christ, who died so that we may live for Him. We always remember you in our prayers, so that our fellowship may continue for the glory of God. May His kingdom continue expanding through your prayer and generosity as we wait for His second coming! We missionaries cannot thank you enough for this support, but He who knows us all will reward you. Do pray for our nation; the recent Garissa attack (media news story) has left Kenya in a mourning mood. ... Keep Reading

Africa Points for Prayer: May/June

Posted June 9, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

1. Please pray for Pastor Malamulo Chindongo in Malawi. The church he pastors in Blantyre, Antioch Baptist Church, has recently seen significant growth (praise the Lord!), and this has highlighted their need for more elders, as Mala is currently the only one. Please ask the Lord to raise up godly men within their church body who are capable (by God's grace) to help lead and nurture the flock there. In the meantime, pray that the Lord would supply Mala and his family (wife Rachel and baby daughte... Keep Reading

Africa Points for Prayer: March

Posted March 5, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Greetings, my brothers and sisters in Christ! Beginning this month, I am intending to write a blog post every month (in addition to normal updates) devoted solely to a few points of prayer that relate directly to our HeartCry partners in Africa. My hope is that these points will help you to know better how you can pray specifically for the needs on the field as they arise. We are truly grateful for the prayers that are offered daily by you who follow these blogs and the other available resources... Keep Reading

Sam Oluoch: Missionary Report and Prayer Requests

Posted July 10, 2014  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Dear friends, We thank God for the many things He is doing among us here in Kenya: 1. The baptisms of Sam (a new member) and Grace (Pastor Paul Onyango’s daughter) have given excitement to the church, and we continue to pray that the two will grow in faith. Sam’s wife Jacqueline is not frequent in coming to church on Sundays, and my wife Melly and other ladies in the church have been encouraging her to consider this as they share the Gospel with her. Please pray for Jacqueline. 2. We... Keep Reading

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