September 5, 2022

Blessings from Kenya

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It’s been several weeks now since we returned from Kenya, but we are still truly amazed at the ways in which God divinely moved in preparation for and throughout the trip.

We stood in awe as we saw the new building progress up-close. It was truly incredible to walk through three of the apartments and know that these rooms will soon be filled by families.

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God truly provided above and beyond for our house parent training. The passion God has placed in the heart of each of our trainees for children in need is so evident and we learned so much from their experiences throughout our time together.

As a few of us led house parent training, the rest of our team put on a VBS for the kids at El Shaddai, where they learned about our Good Shepherd through Psalm 23, played lots of games, and made crafts.

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Please keep our partners in prayer as the construction continues to press on and as they discern who will become house parents to orphans in their community who are longing for a home.

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7 Comments

  1. Mary Rayburn says:

    So thankful for how the Lord is providing in Kenya with this new structure. Praying for the completion of the building, as well as the selection and preparation of the house parents.

  2. Brandi Ford says:

    What an inspiration to see a place where our support and attention has been needed and has made an impact in such a visual way. Can we get an update on how this is going?

    Thanks so much,
    Brandi

  3. Karyl Boring says:

    I can’t wait for the day when the orphans move into their new home! I continue to pray for all the funds to be provided for the completion and for God’s choices and training of the house parents.

  4. Garden Gal says:

    What an incredible story of God’s continued provision through this process of completing this building for the orphans in Kenya! Continued prayers for the preparation and selection of house parents.

  5. chloe kraus says:

    Truly amazing how God’s work pays off!

  6. Ashley Jae says:

    Knowing now this has come to fruition and I’m sure for many that have been a part of the Boaz family their reflection is truly a remarkable one. Prayers for many Eddahs for El Shaddai.

    • Pam Getz says:

      Thank you for the new word – Eddahs. I too shall pray for many Eddahs for El Shaddai. The building is beautiful. Let it be filled with joy love and happiness for the children. Give them strength in the move as change is hard.

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