The Ongoing Need In Kenya

The crisis continues to worsen in Kenya as you will see from the emails below. We are blessed to be able to help a significant group of people near Kitale with housing, food, blankets, medicine and supplies from your generous contributions. To date we have taken in almost $8,000.00 and money continues to trickle in. We will continue to be a conduit as long as people have it on their heart to give. Thank you all for your generosity. Here are their most recent reports:

From one of the office workers:

On behalf of our beloved brethren from here, we send greetings and appreciations for your kind love you have shown to us. Attached pictures are some of the things which we distributed in the places where our brethren have camped. We had formed 5 groups and I was leading one group and other fellow brothers. In my group, we were accompanied by the director carrying mats, blankets, rice, soap and clothes and other group 2 they were carrying some mats, blankets, maize and some beans. Group 3 was also carrying blankets, mats, soap, rice and beans. Group 4 also distributed mats, blankets, maize, rice and beans to different church buildings within Kitale region. Group 5 the same as the above groups.

According to the need of mats, we decided to distribute 2 mats for every family and there was more demand of mats, blankets and other necessary things. For health purposes, every group must be accompanied by two Red Cross representative to witness and to help to distribute in order. There is a list of needs in the office, it has helped the first part. We ask your assistance in second part. We have told them to pray and trust God for other provision that we may complete.

This support has helped over 300 families, brothers and sisters who are now seeing the love of God through God’s people. So they pray for the Lifestream ministry and the team for their great concern. More is still needed. As God enables you, we pray that you continue helping our people.
May the Lord bless you as we look forward to hear from you.

And this is from my friend, Michael:

Here the situation in Trans-Nzoia (Kitale)it is getting worse and many people have been killed. It is 20km from Kitale. Security is tight but people are armed and now there are many refugees than before. We need prayers more and continue assisting us until we tell you it is better. Things are worsening every day, it has turned to be clashes not political.

I would like to send my humble greetings to your beloved wife and the family and the entire friends and all who are partnering with your beloved ministry. I would like to inform you that I have more comments and more appreciations from the brothers who have been receiving the message we have been circulating from your one-anothering materials. This has brought more restoration, forgiveness and reconciliation. Yesterday as we were accompanying our team to distribute some items, I got a testimony when people felt and touched with the spirit and start forgiving those who burnt their houses, properties and this took about one hour from one of the lady who read the message singing forgiveness and it spread to almost everywhere when people were shouting praying loudly and forgiving those who have oppressed them.

Thank you for this wonderful message. God is preparing in this hard situation people to know Him and to see His love. I would like to say that God is the one who connected us with a great purpose for such time of this. I would like to encourage you and your team that continue standing with us until things will be back to normal because our brothers here are praying that the prayers to change this situation.

The support you sent to us , we started distributing immediately the same day Saturday evening in five different places and our team are working excellent heart as well as ministering to the needy. Our intercessory team here are fasting and praying for God for protection and for the provision especially for your ministry and with the land of Kenya. About another support, my brother, I would like to ask that please we still need your help anything you may feel as the Spirit leads you. Please help. In the pictures you received, the displaced children who need right now to learn no matter what circumstances they are passing. So our IGEM team they have volunteered to teach them as they believe God to restore things to normal. So may the Lord bless you as we help our brothers and sisters to feel the love of God.

Below are the new pictures they sent of the people they are helping, their assistance from the Red Cross, and the goods being distributed. Thanks for all your help. If you’d like to join with us or send more, please go to our Invoice Page and click on the ‘Pay Invoice’ button. You can then list “Donation for Kenya” and the amount you’d like to give. If you use the ‘Donation’ button you will need to also send me an email letting me know you wanted this to go for Kenya and not for Lifestream. All donations to this cause are tax deductible and every dime sent to us will go out for relief in this Kenyan crisis.

If you prefer, you can also send a check to Lifestream • 7228 University Dr. • Moorpark, CA 93021.









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  1. Katie Lacadie February 4, 2008 at 5:11 am

    Dear Wayne:
    I just now have come back from Kenya. I have been working there as a missionary since 1994 and I had a return ticket a year ago to leave in January to come back to the states for a short visit and raise support to return. Because I had to leave by police protected escort to even get to the airport in Kisumu, there is much to report. I know there are so many physical needs, but there is also a greater need of prayer. You will hear many reports of what is happening in Kenya, but I pray that this will be a time for “My people who are called by My Name will humble themselves and pray, repent, and turn from their wicked ways. God has been sending His prophets to warn the Church leaders that they need to repent from their own corruption. The true gospel has been sorely distorted, and they have oppressed those that God has sent forth with His Word and His warnings. In fact, just this past year, the churches gathered in Kisumu and kicked out a prophet that came and tried to warn the churches. When I heard the Words he spoke, I knew they were from the Lord, but he was not accepted because he “wasn’t sent forth from a “Church”, so they said he was not under authority.
    My heart has grieved over this, and now I am seeing his words come to pass.
    God has also shown me that this is a time of cleansing. Even though the news reports of “ethic cleansing” it is to be a cleansing of the church, of His own people.
    There is so much more than what meets the eye, and if interested I would love to report more.
    In His Service – in Kenya
    Katie

  2. Katie Lacadie February 4, 2008 at 8:11 am

    Dear Wayne:
    I just now have come back from Kenya. I have been working there as a missionary since 1994 and I had a return ticket a year ago to leave in January to come back to the states for a short visit and raise support to return. Because I had to leave by police protected escort to even get to the airport in Kisumu, there is much to report. I know there are so many physical needs, but there is also a greater need of prayer. You will hear many reports of what is happening in Kenya, but I pray that this will be a time for “My people who are called by My Name will humble themselves and pray, repent, and turn from their wicked ways. God has been sending His prophets to warn the Church leaders that they need to repent from their own corruption. The true gospel has been sorely distorted, and they have oppressed those that God has sent forth with His Word and His warnings. In fact, just this past year, the churches gathered in Kisumu and kicked out a prophet that came and tried to warn the churches. When I heard the Words he spoke, I knew they were from the Lord, but he was not accepted because he “wasn’t sent forth from a “Church”, so they said he was not under authority.
    My heart has grieved over this, and now I am seeing his words come to pass.
    God has also shown me that this is a time of cleansing. Even though the news reports of “ethic cleansing” it is to be a cleansing of the church, of His own people.
    There is so much more than what meets the eye, and if interested I would love to report more.
    In His Service – in Kenya
    Katie

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