Monthly archive for September2013

A baptism. A miracle. A God so amazing it takes my breath away…………

A baptism. A miracle. A God so amazing it takes my breath away…………

I first met Mukaka (Grand-mother) just over 2 years ago. I can’t remember if she was drunk on that occasion but there is a pretty good chance that she was. Like all alcoholics, myself included, drunkenness for her was a combination of self-harming and trying to…

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Be careful what you wish for…….

Be careful what you wish for…….

It has been an excellent end to a week that has been blessed and productive beyond all I could have asked or imagined. One week ago Orchard Two was just a tilled expanse of land. One week later we have marked it out; dug 2,308…

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Philip’s Testimonial

Philip’s Testimonial

I grew up in a normal family in a little Swiss village. My dad was catholic and my mum protestant… My mum was in a bible group and I remember always choosing the first song we would sing and then I had to go to…

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Becky’s Testimonial

Becky’s Testimonial

One of the best things I did in my thirties was to walk through the doors of St Marys Stebbing, and meet a difficult Man United fanatic. If you’d of told me 4 yrs ago I would be sold out for Jesus, working in rural…

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Jon’s Testimonial

Jon’s Testimonial

In summary……selfish bastard, alcoholic, brawler, convicted criminal, divorcee, businessman, Manchester United fanatic. Or that is what I was. Now….I’m a sinner saved by God’s grace, an entrepreneur who puts every penny he earns into J10:10’s work and I haven’t had a drink for 8 years…

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‘Work as if it all depends on you……

‘Work as if it all depends on you……

…..pray as if it all depends on God’ (Either Ignatius of Loyola or Saint Augustine…….I think!) Which it does. As I have said before Passion for Jesus is a brilliant vision and I believe that it is God-given. If I’m wrong then I personally will…

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But God…

But God…

The little girl that you see on the right of this picture was abandoned at birth in the forest. For good measure the one who left her there tried to ensure she didn’t suffer by cutting Sandrah’s throat. That was four years ago. The little…

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If you’re not under attack……….

If you’re not under attack……….

………….You’re in the WRONG place. A strange, exhausting and difficult couple of days. As expected. What we are doing here in Uganda at the moment feels SO God-directed, SO Jesus-centred and SO close to delivering everything that we believe God wants……..that if we weren’t experiencing…

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If you’re not under attack…

If you’re not under attack…

….You’re in the WRONG place. A strange, exhausting and difficult couple of days. As expected. What we are doing here in Uganda at the moment feels SO God-directed, SO Jesus-centred and SO close to delivering everything that we believe God wants……..that if we weren’t experiencing…

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But God………..

But God………..

The little girl that you see on the right of this picture was abandoned at birth in the forest. For good measure the one who left her there tried to ensure she didn’t suffer by cutting Sandrah’s throat. That was four years ago. The little…

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