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Au revoir Uganda…….

So………..tomorrow my precious wife Hildah and I will travel to Kampala……and then to Istanbul…..and finally to Europe on Friday. At last. We have finally, after three years of trying, been granted a visa to travel to any of the mainland European countries and so we…

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FIRST day at school…………..YYYYYYYEEEEEESSSSSSSS!!!!!!

Five months ago……….. Kathleen was struggling to walk and in terrible pain. She had dropped out of school because there was no way to get her there Liberty was in hospital suffering from malnutrition Akampurira was expected never to walk and cried constantly from the…

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Another school term……

……and therefore another opportunity to see how God is: deepening His unique and individual relationship with all of the children in our care showing us how to make poverty history in a REAL way Yesterday was a very beautiful chaos at the J10:10 House –…

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Paint, desks, feet and three new additions to the J10:10 House………

Busy, busy, busy………… I look forward to the school holidays here in Uganda. It is a very welcome break for our brilliant team, a substantially cheaper period for me as I’m not feeding 55 kids and 7 staff at the J10:10 House, and, supposedly, a…

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Lean forward and think of Jesus…….

Wednesdays are now the day that we visit Kahama – and the family that through us, in conjunction with St Mary’s Church Stebbing and Kigezi Baptist Church, God is trying to lift out of poverty, unemployment, malnourishment, ill-health and despair. There was an old saying about…

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Thank you………….

I am happy. Not ecstatically and temporarily happy. Not victoriously, aggressively, arrogantly happy – just happy. I have finally got to a place where I am not worrying about tomorrow…………. Because I have finally got to a place where I trust God with my life…

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You keep on giving and you never let go………….

After yesterday’s day at hospital……today was very, very different. I spent the day in the Passion for Jesus orchards with the team from the J10:10 House – harvesting potatoes. We’d planted potatoes three months ago as a cover crop to help control weeds and to…

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Jesus heals……today

It has been a long day – but a good one. I have been watching Jesus heal. And feed. And love. And change lives. At 8am I turned up at the house that we have built for a very poor family in Kahama, near Kabale…

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Joy………….

It hasn’t been the most restful or spiritual run-up to Easter. But it has been a pretty joyful day. It started with a dash to the Passion4Africa orchards to collect a harvest, then to the Central Market to sell the 100kgs of passion fruit, and…

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Coaching, praise, prayer and worship…………..

Nothing worth doing in life is easy. In fact it’s nearly always difficult, frustrating, maddening and exhausting. The family that we have re-housed in Kahama is no different. Because they need help, monitoring, encouragement and direction I have now committed to going to see them,…

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