2014 Kenya Mission Trip Newsletter

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

“So in Christ, we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.” Romans 12: 5-6a We recently completed a trip to Kenya – eight of us – but the most diverse group yet to go! To say that we had a […]

Narok Children Event

Posted on Sep 14, 2014

                          Excitement, joy, play, dance and extra ordinary energy characterized 31st July and 1st August 2014 at Shiners Academy in Narok. Not even the dull weather could dampen this mood! On these days, about 350 school children and about 20 community children, all […]

Kitui – A Long Journey to a New County

Posted on Sep 12, 2014

This July PA took a step of faith to engage its 14th Kenyan community after months of thinking and praying. Kitui County is located 175km east of Nairobi. The area is widely known in Kenya as the home for witchcraft, water shortage and perennial food scarcity. The county is largely underdeveloped and underserved by most […]

A Revival and a New Church Plant

Posted on Sep 9, 2014

In Homabay County approximately 5hours drive South West of Nairobi. PA has been working in this community for over one year now. As part of their annual plans the group of pastors who we work with planned for an evangelism activity with a hope to plant a church in a neighboring region of Misambi. A […]

Meet Sylvia Wasike – PA Staff

Posted on Aug 30, 2014

We would like you to meet a staff member that is leaving this fall, Sylvia has been serving on the Possibilities Africa staff for five years as a Programs Officer. She has been integral in working with the children’s mentorship program and has brought so much talent and joy to this team. We are sad to see her […]

Hello My Old Heart – by Angie van Broekhuizen

Posted on Aug 4, 2014
Hello My Old Heart – by Angie van Broekhuizen

Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you a few stories from my experience in Kenya. First off, let me begin by introducing myself. In 2007, I was blessed to gain a wonderful roommate who happened to be the daughter of two incredible people, Merrell and Cheri McIlwain. Merrell is the Chairman and President of […]

Prayer Letter by Merrell and Cheri McIlwain

Posted on Jul 2, 2014

Dear Friends, Cheri and I are really enjoying our life near the Atlantic Ocean in beautiful Pawleys Island, SC. We’ve had many visitors, and have room for many more. Please come for a visit, or come again! I wanted to let you know that one month from today we will be leaving to lead a […]

Meet Pastor Festus

Posted on Jun 1, 2014

Last week we had a good meeting with four key leaders; pastor Alex Karia from Narok, Joseph Otieno from Ahero, Bertrum Manyonge from Bokoli and Festus from Mbeere. We invited these leaders from their villages for a time of reflection, consultation and planning as to the future of the work in their communities. Each of these […]

How and why holistic ministry works to bring about lasting transformation.

Posted on May 28, 2014
How and why holistic ministry works to bring about lasting transformation.

Hope is a powerful thing. Many of us can recall times in our lives when hope was all we had to get through difficult circumstances, such as illness or significant loss. But what happens when hope is lost? For those of us living in affluent parts of the world this may be difficult to even […]

A Holistic Vision for Africa

Posted on May 19, 2014

Possibilities Africa (“PA”) is a ministry started to equip pastors in rural Africa communities for holistic transformation of their communities. This is implemented through a plan where PA recruits, equips and partners with rural pastors and their churches to enable them provide spiritual leadership for their churches and communities, promote the development of income generating […]