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Congo Unites Movie

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

After returning to the states Mike Kenyon and I started meeting, talking and praying about what a feature documentary might look like about the planned Congo Unites Future Leaders Conference in July 2014.  We started getting really excited about the story that God was calling us into. After a few months of planning and assembling […]

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What happens in Kenya, doesn’t stay in Kenya

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

…. and that’s a good thing.  While in Kenya, many things happened – many friendships and relationships were started, plans were made.  One of the things that came out of my trip was meeting Prashan De Visser and learning about Sri Lanka Unites (SLU).  SLU is a peace and reconciliation movement that started in 2009 […]

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So here’s the thing…

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

(L-R: Shireesh, Ken, me, Shaban) So here’s the thing.  Once I got cleaned up and started doing my job as Director of Photography – I desperately needed some help.  Enter Shaban, the guy in the yellow shirt above.  This guy knew exactly what he was doing and was such a kind, teacher. But here is […]

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Filming with Ken & FJ in Kibera

Friday, November 1st, 2013

If you have followed the story this far, you know that one of the main reasons I was in Nairobi was to visit Ken and his students at Filamajuani.  Well after a few days attending the Fearless conference, which was great, I was able to spend some time with Ken. The plan was to take […]

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 the part where i panic and take a step…   Ok, so yes, I blew it.  I freaked out that a director of a Tom Cruise film was who I was supposed to connect with and talk to about my idea or my sentence or whatever it was – so I didn’t (more details in […]

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the part where i panic and give up…   So when we last left the story, I made a promise to myself to step out and try to find these people, maybe at a church in LA called something or other, that were maybe doing something like what I wrote down in my journal at […]

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(Blue Like Jazz screening, L-R: Justin Welborn, Marshall Allman, me & Donald Miller) In the post below I mentioned Ken Oloo from Filamajuani (FJ), or Films in the Sun.  He is an amazing guy and one of the main reasons that I was a last minute add to the Kenya Fearless trip.  Ken was in the US […]

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Thank you!

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

(L-R: Matt Olthoff, Mike Kenyon, me & Kyle Zimmerman) Wow… what an amazing opportunity that I had to go to Kenya and be a part of the Fearless conference.  I also had a chance to work with my friend Ken Oloo, who runs Filamujuani, which means Films in the Sun.  I also had a chance […]

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Waste is not waste until it’s wasted

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

After a quick stop at the hotel to drop off our bags we were quickly on our way to meet and spend some tim with one of the frontline ministries that we support. This video is a quick look at our visit with Lorna Rutto, a former bank executive who, on a giant leap of faith […]

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Arrived in Nairobi

Monday, July 1st, 2013

After a brief stop in London, where we were able to take a quick ride on the “tube” and grab some fish-n-chips between Heathrowe & Downtown… …we have arrived in Nairobi.  We landed on-time at 6:30am and were greeted by some friends at the airport in Nairobi.  We briefly stopped by the hotel and headed out to visit some […]

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On my way…

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Well, the Saturday & Sunday services at church went great.  I left church around 1pm and then had two hours with the family for a quick lunch and final packing before meeting at the church at 3pm for our trip to the airport.  There are 32 people going on this trip to Kenya and 24 […]

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So this was happening…

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

the week before my trip to Kenya… VBS at church.  2,500 kids and 1,200 volunteers.  I was playing bass with Tim Timmons every morning and then heading to work in the afternoons.  The kids were up on stage with us doing the motions… After a full week of VBS and weekend services Saturday night and […]

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Daisy’s Story

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

One of the people that I will be spending some time with in Nairobi is Daisy Warimi.  Daisy goes to our partner church, Mavuno Church in Nairobi and she was sharing with us at one of our services a couple months ago the story of her ministry. Last year, Daisy was going through her church […]

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Support Update

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Hello All.  I just wanted to take a minute and say thank you for all the nice notes and comments that you have sent my way.  I have just two weeks left before my trip and I have raised around $1,200 of the $4,500 for the trip – Thank you!!  If you haven’t had a […]

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So I’m heading to Kenya…

Friday, June 14th, 2013

I am heading out on a faith adventure to Nairobi, Kenya with a group of leaders from my church, Mariners Church, here in Irvine, California.  While in Kenya, we will be attending a global church leadership conference called “Fearless” hosted by one of our global partner churches, Mavuno Church in Nairobi.  The trip is 11 […]

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