Author Archives: pastorsteverichards

A lesson about life from Baraka, the rhino

In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of every human life. (Job 12:10) These words follow a declaration by Job that even the animals know that God is the Creator and never lets go of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Water

On Monday, we visited a project that Messiah funded through our 2012 Christmas offering. I will admit that I take water for granted. I assume there is more than enough water and every bit of it clean enough to drink. … Continue reading

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It’s complicated.

It’s complicated. Step back and contemplate the religious scene in America, and it is not uncomplicated. But here in Kenya, it is different. Part of what I was hoping as a result of an extended time in this country was … Continue reading

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Imara

Since most of you have not visited Imara, let me provide an introduction. We are staying at a guest house a kilometer or two south of Nanyuki. As we into town, I am reminded of the farming communities of my … Continue reading

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mzungu walking

As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. (2 John 1:6) So today we went walking. We are staying in a cottage about 2 kilometers from the heart of Nanyuki. It is a … Continue reading

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Church

I will sing to the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. (Psalm 104:33) How does one choose a church to attend when in Nanyuki? My one hope was that I … Continue reading

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Immortality Project

I had not heard the words, Immortality Project, in my prior trips to Africa. My friend in Tanzania said there are many such projects. Projects that were funded by persons or organizations after seeing a need and wanting to provide … Continue reading

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