Monthly archive for March2012

Get yourself ready for Easter….

Get yourself ready for Easter….

……and I don’t mean buy flipping eggs. I have woken in Essex this morning and started my day, as I always do, spending time with God. Part of this time with God is an online daily devotional site – www.foundations21.net and the excerpt below is stolen…

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What have you done today (this week!) to make you feel proud?

What have you done today (this week!) to make you feel proud?

I’ve been dashing around the UK trying to earn the money to pay for the ‘Hospital in the Hills’, sorting out sponsorship for our children in the J10:10 house (still 6 left to find sponsors for) and working on budgets with Arkaline for J10:10’s work…

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Doing your best…………….

Doing your best…………….

‘Let this day, O Lord, add some knowledge or good deed to yesterday.’ Lancelot Andrews Bible translator (1555-1626) This is the prayer that I am praying most days at the moment. I add ‘for Jesus’ sake’ at the end but otherwise it does for me…

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Sometimes we cry…….

Sometimes we cry…….

Oh life is hard……………..not for me but for the people that Jesus has asked us to help in Uganda. One of the dangers of working in a ‘developing’ nation is compassion fatigue or emotional overload. I can’t honestly say I get away from it when…

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Weekly video blog from – probably the last one before he heads back out to Uganda

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Of vegetable gardens, children, a home and a God who loves extravagantly…………………

Of vegetable gardens, children, a home and a God who loves extravagantly…………………

And so it comes towards an end…..the first term for our 17 children in the J10:10 house in Kabale, South West Uganda. It has been an outragoeous success – God has blessed these poor, disenfranchised children and us abundantly. And we are very, very grateful….

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God, computers and disability………..

God, computers and disability………..

I miss Uganda. And I miss being personally involved in the varied, exciting and God-inspired ministry that God has given us. I don’t have time to write a book at the moment but if I ever do get round to it I hope that I…

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If all else fails…………pray

If all else fails…………pray

A horrible thing happened at a football match yesterday. In case you missed it, Fabrice Muamba, a 23 year-old professional footballer with Bolton, collapsed during a game when his heart suddenly stopped. CPR and defibrillators administered, players and fans traumatised, match abandoned. Fabrice is in…

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Please share this begging blog!

Please share this begging blog!

So……here goes. If ANYBODY has or can get hold of a laptop computer that is no longer required………………then the children at the J10:10 boarding house in Kabale will be eternally grateful. I’m delighted to report that pipes, leaking taps, broken windows and other irritating problems…

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Red Hot Faith! And flipping good news.

Red Hot Faith! And flipping good news.

Not often that these musings flow together so beautifully! Luck or God…..definitely not me! I wrote yesterday about ‘lukewarm’ faith and commitment in the context of the UK church and Manchester United fans. My friend Josephine, a 32-year old widow and mother of two (Sandra,…

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