Guest Blog Post :: Mara Family

Guest Bloggers: Mike & Ann Mara Kijabe, Kenya, is a small village situated about an hours drive from the bustling capitol city of Nairobi. The main road out of the city winds its way up over 8,000 feet elevation along the rim of the Great Rift Valley. As one slowly ascends in elevation, the views […]

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My good friend Marianne Bach, who is a former intern of Antioch, asked me to post the video below. She is trying to raise $2,400 for the women and children of Turkana by her birthday. The people of Turkana (Eastern Kenya) are suffering as a result of the drought and famine in the horn of

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Cape Coast

Below are some pictures from today in Cape Coast. Cape Coast, Ghana is home to several of the most historic forts and castles used by the Dutch, Portuguese and British during the several hundred years of the Atlantic Slave Trade. I’m in Ghana studying historic and contemporary slavery and Micah, Jerod and Eli are with

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CNN Article

Click the image below to read the article CNN did with one of World Relief’s Senior Vice Presidents, Don Golden. Don and Marianne Bach (a former Antioch Intern) will share a bit of their recent trip to Turkana, Kenya this Sunday between services at Antioch. It’s something we all should be concerned about and something

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Looks like I get to go to Ghana in October to visit some of the old slave forts used in the Atlantic Slave Trade.  It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a long time as part of learning more about slavery in the 18th and 19th centuries. Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast) is home to

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Congo Matters

So it’s been a strange and meaningful day of different interactions around the Congo. After hearing the second amazing statement of the day, I started keeping track of some quotes. Here ya go, they speak for themselves: “Congo matters… but it is hard to explain why.” – A conversation between Ann Mara and Don Golden

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