Pathway Church CMF International, Kenya, Missions of Hope, Nairobi

Pathway’s ‘Big Give’ is amazing success!

Big things happened during Pathway Church’s annual Big Summer Give last year, as the Wichita, Kans., church challenged the children and teens in its Children’s and Student ministries to raise funds for Missions of Hope International (MOHI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

The kids and students responded by raising nearly $34,000 to help complete the construction of the Mabatini Community Center! Pathway added an additional $16,000 to the total, and a short-term team from the church delivered a check for $50,000 to MOHI in person this past fall.

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Ivory Coast, Reveal, CMF International Emily Helt

Intern loves authentic ‘village’ life in Abengourou

“Abengourou? It’s like a village. Good luck.”

As I stood in the passport control line at the airport, having only been in Ivory Coast for less than 30 minutes, this (well-intentioned) stranger’s comment about the town where I would be living for nine months did nothing to calm my already heightened nerves. During the past couple weeks of preparation I had been constantly wondering, “What am I getting myself into?” Now, plane had landed — I was here —and I was about to experience my new home, whether I felt ready or not.

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