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Jesus bellowed??

p>bel-low verb past tense: bellowed; past participle: bellowed 1. (of a person or animal) emit a deep loud roar, typically in pain or anger. “he bellowed in agony” o shout something with a deep loud roar. synonyms: roar, shout, bawl, thunder, trumpet, boom, bark, yell,…

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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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Trust………..

Trust………..

Challenging times. Awesome God. In you I choose to trust. Another trip to the UK. Unhappily. There is so much to do in Uganda – the end of the first term; changes and improvements to the nursery and primary school; serious surgery in the earlier…

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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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‘Arm-less?! (NOT for the squeamish)

‘Arm-less?! (NOT for the squeamish)

My life at the moment would make a film. Not, unhappily, ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’. Or even ‘Shotgun Preacher.’ More ‘Dumb and Dumber’. Or ‘One flew over the cuckoo’s nest.’ Or even, ‘The Thing’……as you can see from the photos below.      …

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Prayer……..

Prayer……..

I am too tired to think straight! But I know that I will live to see how kind God is. My time in the UK has been productive but exhausting. Loads of opportunities to tell people about what God is doing in Uganda through J10:10…

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Thank you Lord

Thank you Lord

I am now in the UK/Europe for two and a bit weeks of paid work. …….which will provide some much needed cash to support our many projects in Uganda. God always provides. And whilst I am struggling with tiredness, jet-lag and middle-age (!) – I…

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Time away, provision, recovery in the orchards….and for Michelle

Time away, provision, recovery in the orchards….and for Michelle

These are all the things that I need you to pray about! On Sunday I will drive to Kampala with Michelle and Patricia (Michelle’s main carer). On Monday I will be with Michelle as she undergoes a small operation at CoRSU in Entebbe. And on…

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‘How beautiful on the mountains……’

‘How beautiful on the mountains……’

‘How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger who brings good news, the good news of peace and salvation, the news that the God of Israel reigns!’ But those feet are bloody tired. Those feet are the feet of Simpson, the pastor…

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