I am writing this with such gratefulness since I know I have a great group of kingdom-minded people to pray and support Thrive Ministries. Without your help none of this could happen, so thank you.
I am off to East Africa soon, working with dear friends Yuriy and Olga Drozhzhin in Kenya and a team from Trinity Community Church in Tanzania. I want to ask specifically that you would pray for spiritual protection. These areas are known for the demonic oppression present there. We need to be covered and carried by the strength and grace of God. Thanks for covering the list below in prayer. In other news, after much work and collaboration with my publisher, a launch date has been set for my new book, Walking Through Grief: Finding Hope and Healing in the Psalms of Lament. I’m super excited to announce that the book will be released on November 10!
Of course, there is much work to be done between now and then, so please pray for the final processes to go smoothly.
Also, please enjoy the blog below—a reflection on the privilege we have to work together with God on this earth.
August 20-22—Travel to Mbita, Kenya
August 24-27—Ministry in Mbita
Pastor John Gombe—Crisco Church
Alloyce Leonard (TCC Partner and leader of Victoria Watoto Fund)
Thursday—Saturday—Pastors and Leaders Conference
Sunday — Teaching in Crisco Church, Mbita
August 28 Travel to Nairobi
August 29-31—Ministry in Nairobi
Pastors and Leaders Conference, Pneuma Ministries
Pastor Nicholas Saoke
August 31—Travel to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Sept 1-4 — ministry in Maasai village (Kirya)
Seminar; micro-business set-up; men/leaders in Kirya; medical outreach
Sept 5—Travel to Marangu
Sept 6—Marangu Leaders conference
Sept 7-8—Mwanga leaders conference
Sept 9—Time with Pastors Lyimo and Deo
Sept 10—Minister in local Church
Sept 10-12—Travel Home