Keep Building!

Posted Jul 20th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, left, completed slab of main house at LIving Water; right, first banana crop forming
Nehemiah 6:15  So the wall was finished on the twenty fifth day of  Elal, in fifty two days. v16 And it happened, when all our enemies heard of it,  and all the nations around us saw these things, that they were very disheartened in their own eyes, for they perceived that this work was done by our God.  
Beloved, we have successfully completed...

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Hands to the Work

Posted Jul 13th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


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Dear beloved:  Pictures above, left, corn harvest; concrete slab nearly finished
Proverbs 14:23  In all labor there is profit, but idle chatter leads only to poverty  Nehemiah 2:18 And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me, and also of the king's words that he had spoken to me.  So they said, " Let us rise up and build." Then they set their hand to this good work. 
Beloved, we had a very productive week...

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Mumias, Kenya

Posted Jul 9th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, left, touch down at Nairobi airport, from left, driver, Rhonda, Sammy, Steve, Jim, Janet ; right, worship at New Hope Fellowship, "Break Every Chain!"
Judges 6:14 The the Lord turned to Gideon and said, "Go in this might of yours, and you shall save Israel from the hand of the Midianites. Have I not sent you?"  Judges 7:7 Then the Lord said to Gideon, "By the three hundred men who lapped water I will save you, and deliver...

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The Kingdom of Heaven

Posted Jul 2nd, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, planting avocado trees at Living Water Orphanage; right, my little buddy Elijah in Uganda
Matthew 7:21 "Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father in heaven. Matthew 12:28 "But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, surely the kingdom of God has come upon you." Matthew 18:3 "Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little...

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Blessed Are the Meek

Posted Jun 23rd, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, from 2016. Left, Ngozi, Burundi; right children at New Hope preschool, Kenya 
Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. v4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. v5 Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth (land). v6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.
Beloved, to work with these precious saints in Africa is pure joy.  They are...

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Multiplication

Posted Jun 15th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, distributing maize to villagers, new crop maize at Living Water Farm
Matthew 14:16 But Jesus said to them, "They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat."  v17 And they said to Him, "We have here only five loaves and two fish." v18 He said, "Bring them here to Me." v19 Then He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass. And He took the five loaves and two fish, and looking...

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Building the Kingdom

Posted Jun 6th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, left, walls going up at Living Water Orphanage; right, digging crew 2016 mission
1 Peter 2:4 And coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected by men, but choice and precious in the sight of God, v5 and you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices accetable to God through Jesus Christ. v6 For this is contained in scripture: "Behold, I lay...

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Judgment Seat of Christ

Posted May 31st, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, left, food distribution at partner church in Kenya; right, children to sponsor at preschool
2 Corinthians 5:9 Therefore, we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him. v10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.  Matthew 28:19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing...

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Africa Mission 2017

Posted May 23rd, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Pictures above:  left, digging footings at Living Water Orphanage near Mumias, Kenya; right, church picnic 
Colossians 1:2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ v3 We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, v4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints; v5 because...

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Tent of Glory

Posted May 15th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved: Pictures above: left, driving in tent pegs to anchor the center pole; right, opening the prayer rally at center of USA
Exodus 40:34 Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. v35 And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. v36 And when the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle,...

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Hunger Relief Continues

Posted May 8th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above: Maize distribution last week at New Hope Fellowship in Kenya
James 4:14 Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. v15 Instead you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that." v16 But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. v17 Therefore, to him who...

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Famine Relief Testimony

Posted May 2nd, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above, food distribution at New Hope Fellowship in Mayoni,Kenya
Exodus 16:4  Then the Lord said to Moses, "Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you. And the people shall go out and gather a certain quota each day, that I may test them, whether they walk in my law or not.  v11 And the Lord spoke to Moses, v12 "I have heard the complaints of the the children of Israel. Speak to them saying, " At twilight you...

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Hunger Relief Continues

Posted Apr 25th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved: Pictures above, left, food distribution at Mayoni; right, Lewis, who has passed away from sickle cell anemia
Matthew 14:17 And they said to Him, "We have only five loaves and two fish." v18 He said, " Bring them to Me." v19 Then He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass. And He took the five loaves and two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples...

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Kenya Hunger Relief

Posted Apr 17th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


Dear beloved:  Pictures above: left, food distribution at Mayoni church in Kenya; right, food distribution at Pastor's village 
1 Kings 17:12 So she said (to Elijah), "As the Lord your God lives, I do not have bread, only a handful of flour in a bin, and a little oil in a jar; and see, I am gathering a couple sticks that I may go in and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it, and die.: v13...

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Hunger in Kenya

Posted Apr 10th, 12:00 by gathertheoutcasts on Evangelism/Missions


 Dear beloved:  Pictures above:  left, villagers in Kenya receiving maize meal last week; right, maize crop at Living Water Farm
James 2:14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith and does not have works? Can faith save him? v15 If a brother or sister is naked, and destitute of daily food, v16 and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, be warmed and filled",: but you do not give them the things which are...

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