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God is good……..especially when life is hard

God is good……..especially when life is hard

I have now been in Spain for just over 5 weeks. Away from my beloved wife and my home and work in Uganda. I miss all of them – but especially my wife. Achingly actually. The first couple of weeks were REALLY difficult. Culture shock,…

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Small acts of great kindness…..

Small acts of great kindness…..

Mother Teresa said, ‘Not everyone can do great acts. But everyone can do small acts of great kindness.’ I would hazard a guess that, should anyone notice when I pop my clogs, they will be tempted to point at the medical centre, or the hospital…

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End of another term….more reasons to praise God!

End of another term….more reasons to praise God!

Ach this is hard! In 10 days time I will be leaving Uganda for a few months – and I am reminded every day of how much I love the work that we are doing here. Which will continue unabated in my absence but which…

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‘Where there seems to be no way…….

‘Where there seems to be no way…….

‘Where there seems to be no way……..You make it possible.’ A line from a worship song. And, in 11 years of being a Christian, and 5 years of working in Uganda……the truth. I have lost count of the number of times that I can’t see…

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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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A gift from the very poor…….humbled

Let me be clear. I don’t do what I do here in Africa for recognition, reward, gratitude, or position. I do it because I believe that it is what Jesus wants me to do. What a God that hates poverty and injustice demands that I…

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Different worlds…………

Different worlds…………

I am in the UK yet again. Second time this year already. A blessing in that it helps me make some much needed money that I then use for our work in Uganda. But more time away from my beloved wife, our orchards, the children…

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‘Oh my words could not tell……………’

‘Oh my words could not tell……………’

‘Oh my words could not tell, not even in part, of the debt of love that is owed by this thankful heart.’ A line song written and performed by Matt Redman – you can listen and watch it here . And the theme of this week’s…

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God’s plan………..

God’s plan………..

I am as overjoyed as ever to be back in Uganda, back with my wife, and back to work: both in the passion fruit orchards/business and the health, education and sanitation work that we do here in Uganda. We got our export licence – Europe…

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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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