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Happy New Lives……….

Happy New Lives……….

It may be an age thing but I am very underwhelmed by the whole ‘new year’ thing. But, back here in Uganda, I am very overwhelmed by the new life thing that God is doing. 2016 was a tough year and, as usual, I am…

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In absentia……

In absentia……

It is so hard being away from Uganda for so long. I hope that Hildah and I will return in October which is just a few weeks away now…….and I can’t wait. We have no choice but to be in Europe for most of the…

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Keeping on keeping on……….

Well we’re not dead yet!! And by the grace of God 2016 will be another year when He gives us more than we could ask or imagine….. 2015 was hard financially. Weather systems caused by El Nino wreaked havoc on our new passion fruit orchards…

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Two roads diverged in the woods……

Two roads diverged in the woods……

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost Eleven and a half years ago I made the best decision of my life – I decided that I…

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Home……….

Home……….

No-one will ever know the full story of J10:10 and Passion4Africa. No-one except God and I anyway. And I will forget most of it most of the time! I would love to have time to write it all down – because what God does every…

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Back to school for our kids – back to Jesus for others

The thing with Uganda (or any developing nation)? You veer from joy to sorrow, from high to low, from hope to despair……so bloody quickly. On Saturday lunchtime I had the absolute joy and delight of taking the eleven most vulnerable children that we care for…

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A reminder of why we fight on………

A reminder of why we fight on………

Life feels tough at the moment. The start of the year is always very expensive as it marks the beginning of the school year here in Uganda – uniforms, equipment AND fees. And this at a time when our harvests are at an all time…

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What’s ANOTHER couple of kids?!

What’s another couple of kids?? To us at the J10:10 House – exactly what Jesus would do. But to Constance in Kahama, another couple of pregnancies would be a complete disaster. And so begins another blog that owes half of its content to Jesus and…

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Home visits…..and visible miracles

Today was a very special day. For me – I had been looking forward to it for ages(!); for our children from Kahama who were visiting their parents for the first time since they moved into the J10:10 House; and for Charles and Constance their…

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So many reasons to thank you Lord…………..

More than 24 hours awake and travelling can’t diminish the joy of being back where I belong. In worldly terms the opulence of Puerto Banus, Spain can’t compare to the dirt, poverty and need of Kabale, Uganda. But I’d rather be back here in Uganda…

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