Isn’t This What We’re Supposed To Do?

An inspiring account of faith in action from a local pastor here in Hendersonville, NC. This humble woman in Kenya has a lot to teach us all about being doers of the Word and not hearers only and allowing the light of the Gospel in our lives to draw others to Christ.

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Over the past 4 years, mission teams from our church have helped with the Houses of Hope Project building homes for widows in Kenya, Africa. On one of those first trips, our team built a house for a widow named Irene who has 9 children. As a sacrifice of thanks to our team for building her a house, she sacrificed her only chicken to feed them. Our team responded by giving her back seven-fold, delivering seven new chickens from the market the next day. God used her sacrifice to spark their generosity. She responded again before we sent another team the next year by donating a piece of her land to build a church. You can read a full account of the ways that her one chicken led to a church and so much more here. You can also read her story in the book Spiritually Shrewd? By Dr…

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