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Heart of the Bride / Newsletter

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Godfrey’s Story

Godfrey Kaluba was like many other kids who find themselves on the streets. When he was young his father abandoned the family and soon after, his mother died from TB. At the timeGodfrey was 12 years old. He was 1 of 5 children and second to the youngest. After his mother’s death, he lived with

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Final Thoughts From Tony

To be honest, I can’t remember the content of the countless sermons, training sessions, or speeches I’ve shared over the last twenty years. I don’t even remember particulars about the many properties that we have purchased, the programs we’ve developed, or the many buildings we have built over those same years (some of which I

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Breaking Ground in Kenya

A couple of years ago, we did a feature on our partner, Monica Muoki, who should be settling into retirement now, but instead is laboring tirelessly to fulfill a dream of leaving a lasting impact for Christ on the children of her village. After years of ministering to the kids and teens of Kithianio, Kenya, she got a burden to open a school knowing that the daily influence through Christ centered education would be the best way to disciple these kids and lead them out of a poverty mindset.

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An Adoption Story

Adoption Grant Ministry Continues to Grow: Several years ago, HOB amended its Bylaws to include Adoption Funding as a primary part of our mission. Although our beginnings took us to other parts of the world, the exposure to the needs of orphans began to lead many of us to open our own homes to orphans

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Foster Kids at the Landing Camp

One Life Changing Week

Our hands have stretched all around the world over the last 20 years, but for the last several years, there has been an increasing burden and vision to engage people in caring directly for orphans and at-risk kids that live around us. In the summer of 2019 that vision was realized.

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A Letter from the New HOB Executive Director: Brian Crisman

Being married to Tony Gibson’s sister, I have had the blessing of watching Heart of the Bride from the beginning. “Watching” was this operative word until 2008. That was the year that it all became real to me. That was the year I made my first trip with HOB to work with the children of House of Hope in Kenya. It became a stake in the ground for the rest of my life.

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