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A Right Turn Off the Street

samuel and patricia giving thumbs up with men at Philemon house
13Jun

A Right Turn Off the Street

Stealing food was a basic instinct for young Samuel—he had to survive. He had no mother, no home, and, like his father, lived on the crowded streets of Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. The future looked hopeless for Samuel, and it became even bleaker when he was eventually caught and imprisoned at the Shikusa Juvenile Centre.

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01Mar

Prison & Rehab Ministry

Mary told her harrowing story of how her husband and five of her seven children were murdered during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Then, remarkably, she told about how God has healed those wounds and filled her heart with His mercy and forgiveness.

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29Sep

Rejoicing in Heaven!

It is with great joy that I am sending you this report from our minister in Cameroon, Africa. The vision of Heaven's Family's Prison & Rehab Ministry is to win souls and make disciples, and with your help, that's exactly what we are doing in the prisons of Africa. Our faithful chaplain has been ministering in the prisons of Cameroon for 26 years.

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01Jun

Children of the Murdered and the Murderers

Before you begin reading what follows, first take a look at the above photo. It shows two cute little Rwandan girls, sitting together at a shared desk in a typical African classroom. Their names are Rémi, age 8, and Chance, age 11, and they are inseparable best friends.

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12Mar

Bob’s 2015 Video Report: In My Words [A Prison & Rehab Ministry Mini-Update]

In January, each of Heaven's Family's 21 Focused Ministry Directors gave a short, 10-minute presentation about their accomplishments in 2015 and their upcoming goals for 2016. We're excited about what the Lord has done, and what He has in store for the remainder of this year!

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01Mar

Prison & Rehab Ministry

In 2015 our team ministered in Manyani, the most notorious maximum security prison in Kenya. Manyani means "apes." It has a bloody and violent past with reports of great cruelty, torture and death. It is also a place where God is working to redeem men discarded by the world.

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22Oct

A Dream Coming True

What a day of celebration! We prayed, feasted, dedicated and marveled at the goodness of God. I had been anticipating this day for many months—the official opening of Philemon House, a first of its kind privately-run residential facility for juvenile offenders after they're released from prison.

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