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A ludicrously small world……..

A ludicrously small world……..

……….And a breath-takingly huge, generous, kind, faithful and gentle personal God and Saviour. The scale of God’s generosity and kindness is sometimes overwhelming – and today has been one of those days. The story so far – self-centred, alcoholic, adulterous pig (me), turns his back…

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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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‘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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Pain, judgement, hatred………………….and healing

Friday was a good day. But hard. If your idea of hell is seeing kids screaming with pain then Friday at the J1010 House was one to avoid. Having completed phase one of the house build for the struggling, flea-infested, malnourished family in Kahama, we…

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Kampala…………..yet again for me – and a first visit for Richard

Sometimes I can’t even remember what I’ve done in a day. And then when I write it all down I genuinely don’t know how I did it. God’s power and energy in a jar of VERY lumpy clay! Today I have, amongst many other things,…

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The worldwide church…….

J10:10 has worked with Kigezi Baptist Church for some years. As one of Kabale’s smallest and poorest churches we were drawn to them above any of the others. Over the past three years we have: – helped them to finish their church building (it now…

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People matter more than things……………

People matter more than things……………

              And so we approach the end of another week of progress on the ‘Hospital in the Hills’ – and a week in which we submitted our proposal for managing the Kigazi health facilities on behalf of the government…

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FATHER God………….a reunion

FATHER God………….a reunion

    A lovely end of week story…………… Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with Michelle – the little girl with cerebral palsy who lives with us here in Uganda. Some will remember the story of her coming to Kabale to attend my wedding…

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The Clampett goes to Snowdonia…………………

The Clampett goes to Snowdonia…………………

So this morning I drove to North Wales and climbed Mount Snowdon. Well most of it. More of that later. I went to Snowdonia not because I wanted to climb but because I wanted to be outside in a small but beautiful part of God’s…

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Back to Uganda….back to hospital….prayer needed!

Back to Uganda….back to hospital….prayer needed!

Entirely predictably I spent some of Good Friday in hospital. Nothing wrong with me of course! The chances of me ever spending more than a few days in Uganda without having to visit hospital with a sick Ugandan are not statistically high…..this time it is…

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