“Take Up the Cause of the Fatherless”


Earlier this year, we released “Teteeni Shauri La Yatima” (in English, “Take Up the Cause of the Fatherless”) Our desire was to take the message of biblical adoption and orphan care deeper into God’s word and farther throughout East Africa. By God’s grace, we’ve begun doing just that and are reaching more Africans than ever before. … Continue reading “Take Up the Cause of the Fatherless”

Nurturing Hearts Caregiver Training


June 11th through 14th, Kingdom Families partnered with Initiative for Children at Risk Africa to put on the Nurturing Hearts Caregiver Training in Moshi, Tanzania. We were thankful to host Patrice Penney, MSW as she taught on trauma-informed care for children that have endured traumatic experiences such as family separation, death in their community and … Continue reading Nurturing Hearts Caregiver Training

Ending Human Trafficking Podcast


I was recently graced with the opportunity to be on the Ending Human Trafficking podcast with Dr. Sandie Morgan of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University. Among the speaking engagements we had during our recent break in the states, was a lecture circuit at Vanguard University where we were able to … Continue reading Ending Human Trafficking Podcast

Empower Women and Support Families This Christmas


The number one reason children end up in orphanages is poverty… Earlier this year, we got a referral from one of the pastors in our Kingdom Families network in Moshi, Tanzania. There was a woman from their neighborhood that had been taking care of her two nieces and her own daughter with no real support. … Continue reading Empower Women and Support Families This Christmas

Reya Martinez: Reflections on Interning with Kingdom Families


Reya Martinez was one of our four interns that joined us for the summer in Moshi. Reya was a great blessing to our ministry and helped us revamp media initiatives as well as serving in local preschools and churches through children’s ministry. She brought joy and refreshment with her everywhere she went and we’re grateful … Continue reading Reya Martinez: Reflections on Interning with Kingdom Families

Kingdom Families Testimony: Pastor Yusto


Director’s Note: Pastor Yusto of Lower Moshi, Tanzania is an example and an inspiration to us at Kingdom Families. He is a member of Global-Effect’s pastoral network called Ezekiel’s River. As I’ve been writing (and nearly am finished with!) the Swahili scripture commentary, we’ve been distributing advanced copies of certain chapters to the pastors at … Continue reading Kingdom Families Testimony: Pastor Yusto