Our Kenya story begins in earnest in November, 2008 when we asked a few close friends to be praying for us as we visited Africa Inland Mission's U.S. headquarters for a time of interviews and seeking God's will about serving the church overseas. Really, the story begins much before that with my desire to support missions and Heather's heart for Africa. Before we got married in July, 2004 we planned to be in Woodland Park only a short time while Heather finished her degree at Colorado College and earned a teaching certificate. After that, we hoped to travel, use our skills to support missions, and return right about now to start a family. Heather did complete her degree, but for the rest, God had a different plan. Two kids, and 4 years later, we re-opened that dream and began looking at international schools. Most were on the 'tamer' side than our original plan. We looked all over the world: the South Pacific, South America... but eventually began looking at Africa again.
excited to be a part of what RVA is doing to support God's work in Africa and to be His hands and feet by partnering in the ministry of Rift Valley Academy.