One of the Biblical words that we have used so often at the orphanage is “Ebenezer” – The Stone of Help. It was a memorial stone set up by Samuel in the Old Testament during a long struggle of his people. He used the word in the sense that God had been their help up to that point.
The work in the orphanage has also been a long-term work,
but we have seen God bless in so many ways. To celebrate what God has done, one
of our girls, Violet, has made this music video, entitled “Ebenezer.”
When I think of where these kids were seven years ago when we began the orphanage, and where they are now, I also praise God. "Ebenezer"
The narrator is Pastor Vincent, looking very dapper in a white suit. The video was shot at a fancy hotel in Kisii. Thanks to the hotel for letting these kids make the video there.
Violet’s mother was a Congolese (citizen of Congo). Her name
was Naom. She escaped violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, coming to
Kenya with her 4-year-old daughter Violet as refugees.
Naom started a new life in Ogembo town, where she secured a
job so that she could earned her living to feed and educate her daughter.
It was in the year 2017 December when Naom suddenly went
missing! She left for work but then never returned. Violet stayed alone in that
rental house for three months until the end of February without her mother
coming back. In that room Violet was being supplied food by good Samaritans but
rent became a great problem. Finally, the landlord wanted Violet to vacate the
The girl was desperate now and by the fact of being homeless
went to the street to hustle. At first she tried to continue in school, but her
attendance was poor and she had no school fees
As the church was doing house to house evangelism in her
area, they heard her story and everyone was moved to hear that Violet wants to
attend school despite her challenge with street life!!
After prayer Pastor Joel was encouraged by the Holy Spirit
to adopt Violet into the orphanage. We took her to school, where she proved to
be a bright girl. She speaks our language Ekegusii very fluently and she is
delighted to live with other kids in the orphanage.
Violet sings very well and wants to be a gospel artist after
If you would like to help the children of the Log Church Orphanage of Kisii, Kenya, you may make your check out to “The Log Church” and write “Orphans” on the memo line.
Send it to:
PO Box 68
Tripoli Wisconsin 54564
We now need to pay a wire transfer fee with every payment, which amounts to $50 each time, but other than that, your donated money will be used only for purchasing food, clothing, schooling, and other necessities of living. We wait until we have $4000-$5000 before we make the bank transfer to make each transfer more economical. Nothing is held back or diverted for any other purpose. Thanks!