Am I Willing to be Pruned?

Am I willing to be pruned? You may be thinking, "Well what sort of question is that?", but let me assure you it is a very valid one in my life - and honestly, should be in the life of every professing Christian. I will pose far more questions here than answers...

I Am Not Enough: By Stephanie Bys, Missionary to Kenya

"Missions is a crazy thing... it is beautifully messy, unbelievably emotional, pure joy, heartbreaking, incredibly moving, stressful, a huge blessing, full of growth and has a seemingly endless list of needs. It will stretch you thin, challenge your thoughts and fill you with love. But the truth is most days you go to bed with so much left undone. Missions changes you, challenges you and can make you feel weak."

Want to Grow Deeper in the Word in 2019 ?

I remember about 15 years ago a dear brother in Christ, a man who befriended me and mentored me, gave me some very good advice. He told me if I wanted to know who our God is more, growing deeper with Him and in His word, and to begin a daily habit of reading my Bible, he …

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In Church and Not Saved: A Powerful Story

The other day I ran across this testimony on Facebook from Jackie Hernandez. After reading this, I reached out to her for her permission to share her powerful transformation. Her story reminds me of a young girl I ran into several years ago. You can read about it here titled, "The Empty Offer". It is …

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Kenya Missions & The New Kings Band: A Very Cool Support Announcement

A Very Cool Announcement! The NewKings Band from Bartlesville, Oklahoma (USA) will now be sharing the missions work that is happening in Kenya! Visit their table at any of their shows to learn more. Check them out as their music may make a nice gift for someone this year and a new discovery for yourself. I have …

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It Should Have Been Me

I see the homeless man on the corner, sitting with a sign and his dog, his lips chapped, with dirty clothes and a couple bags, then I realize - it should have been me. I see the young college kid, full of pride, pleasing only himself, living in the only hope of constant self-pleasure and …

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Mercy Home Story: Surrendering the American dream for Christ and Kenya

The Bys family sold all they owned, gave away career and savings to serve God as full time missionaries to help the needy. But why Bungoma, Kenya? The reasons are many, but ultimately it was through trips originally made by AFM founders who traveled on Gospel missions to work with various pastors in Bungoma, and …

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