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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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By faith and not by sight……

By faith and not by sight……

To try and explain what life here in Uganda is like would be totally impossible. In the last week we have……………….. Finished the upgrade of the classrooms in Kigazi (fitting bigger, glass windows and laying floors) so that we can teach Primary and Nursery levels…

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PLEASE pray……………..

PLEASE pray……………..

On New Year’s Day I wrote a blog that recognised the vital importance of prayer – if you haven’t read it already then you can do so here . I have been practising what I blogged/preached and I can see the results in my own…

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‘If my people will humble themselves and XXXX’

‘If my people will humble themselves and XXXX’

Fill in the missing letters in the title. As we stand on the first day of a New Year I realise that last year I could have completed the sentence with any one of the following. ‘If my people will humble themselves and: ‘Work harder’…

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More than they (or we) could ask or imagine……..

I am so flipping busy that I can barely breathe…….looking forward to Christmas and a rest! Every day there are things that I want to share with J10:10’s supporters – but I just don’t have the time. PLEASE forgive me……. But Friday was a day…

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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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Back home – to Hildah, Michelle and Passion4Africa…….

And what a trio they are! I have said before that true happiness only comes from being in the place that God created you to be. And I have said before that, for me, that place is Uganda. And specifically Kabale, Kigazi and Bigungiro. Although this…

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‘Parting is such sweet sorrow………’

……wrote Shakespeare. Not sure about that. Parting from my wife and our work here in Uganda (even though it’s only for 10 days) is only made tolerable by the fact that I will be back here in a week and a half. Otherwise there would…

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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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