2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, and that has certainly been true at the Bethel Children's Centre in Kenya. The schools were closed for a good portion of 2020 and that has been hard on the children. Some of the schools started back in this fall, and the remaining ones will reopen in January. We cannot understate the challenges that are to come in the near future with this reopening. Kenya has been hit hard by COVID-19, and several of Andrew's friends have died, including one man who has done all of the wiring for the Centre since it opened more than a decade ago. Because so many kids lost a year of school, we expect to have a record number of kids in high school in 2021, which will be quite expensive. But, in the midst of these challenges, there is news to rejoice over as well. Nobody at Bethel Children's Centre has gotten the virus. In addition, while Agnes' father was hospitalized in November for kidney failure, but has been discharged now. More importantly, his soul has been redeemed, as he accepted Christ as his savior at the age of 72!
In other news, the address of Huruma has changed to 188 Front Street, Suite 116-27, Franklin, TN 37064. We were hoping to take a trip to Kenya in 2020, but COVID-19 has put those plans on hold. Hopefully, the Lord will make a way soon!
We are always grateful for your support which will be needed more than ever this year. May the Lord bless you and give you peace.
The Jericho Road
This is the blog of Huruma International Ministries. Huruma seeks to fulfill our calling to "go and do likewise" as instructed by Jesus in the parable of the Good Samaritan. The lesson of the Good Samaritan is not about achieving spiritual success through our own efforts. No, what we learn is that we are to give mercy, because we have been given mercy. We are all poor and needy. We are all travelers on the Jericho Road