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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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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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What’s the plan?

I’ve been back in Uganda for a week. Someone here in Uganda asked me today…..’So how was home?’ I looked at them and said, ‘Uganda is home. UK was expensive!’ I have been here in Uganda for nearly five years. Five long, hard, frustrating, frightening,…

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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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Back to school – literally

Back to school – literally

It has been an insanely busy couple of weeks. We have been repairing Stidia, Dennis and Cleophas’s ‘home’ (actually their Grandmother’s home);             preparing to open Kigazi Community Nursery and Kigazi Community Primary School for the new academic year;  …

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Can you hear the sleigh-bells ringing?

Of course we flipping can’t. It’s Uganda. It never snows. And no-one here (or very few people) have heard of Father Christmas. There will be no presents for most children, few cards, but people will celebrate God’s ludicrous plan of becoming man and dying in the…

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Vulnerable, out-of-control, at God’s mercy……………

‘Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.’ Saint Basil It is true to say that a large part of me wants to curse the rain this morning. It’s harvest…

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Supported, encouraged and grateful…………….

I used to think of myself as a ‘loner’ Christian – me and Jesus against the world. I have since discovered that being a loner can be….well….. a little….er……lonely? Particularly when you are living in a completely different culture, trying to learn to speak a…

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