Leaving for Africa again!

 Dear Friends,  Thanks for taking the time to check out our blog.  Just to bring you up to date:  Jenn and I and four of our children will be leaving for a 3 month trip to Africa on Monday, July 20.  I will be working in rural western Kenya at Tenwek mission hospital...

Sunshine at the end of the room

The first time I met Janet* was in the surgery clinic one Tuesday afternoon.  She was 30 years old and wore a tattered dress and had holes in her shoes.  She came requesting supplies so she could take care of a draining wound on her abdomen.  When we asked questions,...

Umoja and Bosto

This past week the children and I visited two orphanages.  We traveled just outside of Bomet to Umoja Children’s Home where twenty five children live with Joseph Chepkwony and his family.  The girls and Jackson played soccer, jumped rope and colored with the...

Mambo Sawa Sawa

This morning Jackson joined a small group of the younger missionary children who went up to the hospital to entertain the patients and their families. Last week the kids made hand puppets so we carried those with us to help with our singing.  The children sang...

The Greatest Honor Ever

Hello everyone!  Thanks for taking the time to look at our blog; we really like reading your comments! Before I start telling you about what’s going on here in Kenya I want to tell you a little bit about what happened in me before we came. Most of you know that we...

An Important Exchange

All three arrived at Casualty at the same time.  A dispute over cows had turned ugly.  Guns were fired, two were killed and the rest were brought to our hospital.  The most seriously injured were taken to the operating theatre immediately.  A few minutes later, Dr....