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Thanksgiving - October 6, 2019

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen! My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Allow me to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been supporting Saint Tabitha Orphanage and School from the time we relocated from Kibera Slums to this beautiful place. May God bless you, abundantly! […]

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The Good News – New Orthodox Africa Mission - May 2, 2019

Do you remember what you were doing February 2, 2018? If you are racking your brain trying to remember some outstanding event you wouldn’t be alone. A search for headlines that day comes up abysmally short of anything positive in major headlines. Let’s change that, shall we? Here is some good news about that day! […]

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Progress is Being Made - December 23, 2018

Our God is a Faithful and Loving God! Here is all that He is doing at Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School through His Grace and Mercy. I am happy to report that the well has been drilled at our new property. Presently, it is being back-filled. We have a few of the teenaged boys working hard to level […]

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A Nativity gift for Saint Tabitha - November 24, 2018

Since the last time we heard from Saint Tabitha’s, Father Agapios and his wife Presbytera Dora have worked tirelessly to continue serving 45 of the most destitute and most needy children in Kenya, many of whom were rescued from the largest slum in Africa. Over the many years that they have been rescuing orphans from […]

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And yet, God is Faithful - September 12, 2018

Life at Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School, life continues as it does for all people in the world.  A few days ago, Father Methodios purchased seven tons of wood for fuel.  The fuel prices have been hiked by 16% at the pump. This burden has begun being passed to the consumer. Every item’s price has […]

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Education Opens a World Formerly Unknown - July 16, 2018

Have you ever tried to NOT read a word or NOT recognize a letter of the alphabet? Have you ever looked at apples on a table and NOT know the number that were there; three or four? Try to imagine what it would be like to not be able to decode the world around you.  […]

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Stretching Our Imagination - July 5, 2018

It’s hard to believe it is the 4th of July already. Today many of us will celebrate with friends, family, food, and fireworks, enjoying the summer heat. It’s hard to imagine a distant time when the freedom we enjoy had to be fought to the death for. It can be easy to not think about […]

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WE BELIEVE IN YOU ! - April 29, 2018

For the most fortunate among us, our childhoods offered us the happiest of memories. Family, friends, traditions, and the love and laughter they provided us are a common thread connecting us. No matter where we grew up, the time passed building memories as we looked forward and dreamed of our futures. “What do you want […]

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Kids need clean water - February 18, 2018

Within the Great Rift Valley formation, about an hour’s drive South of Kenya – Father Methodius can be found caring for the children of St. Barnabas Orphanage and School. On any given day, the 175 voices fill the otherwise quiet area. Some of these children have lost one or both parents. All have been affected […]

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The Benefits of an Orthodox secondary school. - January 6, 2018

Why build an Orthodox Secondary School in the area?  What is the benefit? There are other schools available. What is the big deal? This question arises not only in the United States, but other countries as well. Many parents and guardians see no problem with their children going to schools that have different religious teachings, […]

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