It brings me great joy to devote the PastorCare West Michigan July 2016 Newsletter to honoring Dr. John and Loice Mondi at African Community Fellowship Christian Reformed Church.
Dr. John Mondi was born and raised in the Pokot Tribe in Northwestern Kenya. On May 20, 2016 Pastor Mondi received his PhD in missiology from Concordia Theological Seminary. I invited him to share his amazing story with you in this issue of the PastorCare West Michigan Newsletter.
Jesus was asked by his disciples, "Lord, teach us to pray." (Luke 11:1) This means that prayer does not come naturally or effortlessly. It must be learned! Prayer is opening our lives to God. It has to do with our relationship with God. God can only function in our lives in accordance with the degree of freedom we surrender to Him.
When we pray, we know that the Father is listening and responding to our prayers. It is as if we are sitting next to God and talking with Him. So, while...