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— Jean P.

After recent scandals, I have become skeptical of the native missionary movement. I have been supporting native missionaries for decades now, but these scandals have really burnt my trust. Thank you for addressing trust and accountability in Prayerline letter.

— Jann F., IL

We give thanks to our loving, compassionate, Sovereign God for your ministries. Thank you!

— Rick and Debra R., WI

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— Mark M., FL

God’s Joy and Blessings as we remember what Jesus did for us, new Life in Him.

— Jim and Lorraine H., WI

Thank you for all you do in helping us share in the needs of our brothers and sisters in God’s Kingdom! You are precious! Never forget the value of being the facilitating Hand of Jesus!

— Dale and Nancy D., NY

Thank you for all of your hard work in all of the hardest situations around the world, and thank you for making us aware so we can pray and help support your efforts. May God bless your efforts abundantly!

— David S., OR

Thank you for sending us the newsletters from the various ministries Christian Aid supports with its thrilling testimonies and their needs for us to pray for them.

— Keith and Carla H., CA

God bless you for being a great agent in the Hand of God to build His Kingdom!

— Doug R., GA

God bless your efforts on His behalf!

— Larry W., SD

May God richly bless your wonderful efforts on His behalf. Keep up the great work!

— Gary and Cheryl M., FL

Kenya Floods Leave Massive Wake

June 06, 2013

Flash floods have displaced thousands of Kenyan families this spring.

Kenya´s infamous rainy season, striking annually between March and May, has been especially devastating this year. The relentless downpours have taken the lives of nearly 100 people and forced tens of thousands from their homes.

The deluge has destroyed crops, drowned farm animals, and flooded homes, several of which belonged to disciples and native missionaries working with Christian Aid-assisted Kenya Evangelism Team.

Ministry leader Sylvester Okang´o reports, “The rain has caused floods in flat, swampy areas throughout the country. Many lives have been lost, including school-aged children. Millions of dollars of property has been lost. Pray for those affected who are struggling to find shelter, and are in great need of food, medicine, clothing, and bedding.”

Survivors stand in line to receive food and other emergency provisions.

Destruction of infrastructure, including latrines, has resulted in contamination of water sources and the spread of water-borne illnesses.

Government officials, offering minimal to no help, have called upon churches and Christian ministries to provide aid to the needy.

Okang´o is praying for funds to rebuild missionary homes ($2,000 each), and provide food ($50 for a sack of beans or maize), mattresses ($20 each), and blankets ($10 each) to those affected, while sharing the message of Christ.

Despite the difficulties created by the flooding, KET missionaries have continued to persevere, taking every opportunity to share the gospel with the hurting and destitute.

The mud walls of this home collapsed in surging floodwaters caused by the torrential rains.

“We have been traveling in difficulty because of heavy rains that have made our roads impassable, but we have managed to reach where the Lord enables us to go,” Okang´o reports. “Missionaries are busy going out without fear to spread the good news of the kingdom of heaven, and many souls have been won to Christ.”

Recently the ministry held a five–day youth seminar at their headquarters in Kitale. According to Okang´o, “We saw God´s power working out miracles of salvation, healing, and deliverance. Out of the 250 youth that came, 28 received Christ as their Lord and Savior.”

Prayer requests:

  • Pray for the provision of food, shelter, and other basic necessities for KET missionaries and those they are reaching with the gospel.
  • Pray for the regular monthly needs of KET missionaries, as inflation has caused the price of basic commodities to rise steeply.
  • Pray for God´s continued blessing upon KET´s gospel outreaches.
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