The Shelby Family

Loving Life in Kenya...

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We have been serving the Lord as BIMI missionaries in Kenya, East Africa since 1997!  We are happy for the opportunity to serve Him here, and we thank Him for every blessing to our family & ministry.  This is a blog of some of our personal family happenings, and in short - our Shelby Summaries!


City Life & Village Life (By Abigail)

Living in a thriving, urban city compared to living in a remote village in Africa is probably considered as complete opposites; but there are a few similarities. for example, both living conditions have some kind of communication among themselves and with the surrounding cities or villages. The language may differ, or the communication system may vary; but communication is present. Another comparison
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A Pre'cis of Romans 10:13-15 (By Abigail)

God says in His Word that anyone who simply asks God to save him, he will be saved. But how can one ask God unless he is told of the plan of salvation? Those that spread the Gospel have the blessings of God upon them.
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God Created Some Intelligent Animals (By Breanne)

God created some incredibly intelligent animals, they may be sharks or dauphins; to God all of the animals are special. For example, the elephant, with its feet, can sense and interpret sound waves, as they travel through the ground. On the other hand, the shark, with its acute sense of smell, can detect the scent of blood from many miles away. The brain of the dolphin is very large; at a quick
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In my school I just finished my science book, and I am going on to health. And I am so excited too. I have been learning about a variety of vertebrates like: birds, fish, snakes, lizards, turtles, crocodilians, frogs, and salamanders.
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We have been learning Swahili. I like talking to my friends in Swahili. They like to talk to me in English. So I talk in Swahili and they talk in English, and we have lots of fun playing together. I have some pen pals at Jacksonville Christian Academy (our home church's school), and I want tell them some of the words I have learned.kutaka - means "to want"maji - means "water"nipe - means "give
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In science class, I have been learning of the vastness of the universe, yet it is so orderly, so neat and precise. The universe is made of uncountable galaxies, but they are not randomly tossed into the heavens but organized into clusters and groups. Each galaxy is not just a random group of stars, but organized into an elliptical or spiral shape. Every galaxy is then divided into solar systems,
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