Monthly archive for December2013

2013….Thank you Lord

2013 has been an odd year. I’ve been trying to think of a good way of summing it up…. – a bit of a wilderness time? – a year of frustration? – a year of much planning and little action?! Little action? In 2013 God…. Finished…

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And so this is Christmas…….

…..and what have you done? The answer is…………………nothing. I have done absolutely NOTHING since Tuesday afternoon. But before that, in a final mad pre-Christmas dash, we…… Got the roof onto the new classroom building for the J1010 Community Nursery in Kigazi Gave Christmas presents from…

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‘They shall know you……

…..by the way that you love each other’. It is not often that I am moved to tears by men in Uganda. Kids yes. Blokes no! But on Friday…….. We are madly busy at the moment. Trying desperately to finish the planting and staking phase…

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Kurikayo Bethany……

‘Kurikayo Bethany’ means ‘Welcome Bethany’ in Rukiga – the local language here in Uganda. The Bethany that we are welcoming is the first-born baby daughter of Arkaline (Ak) and Henry. Ak has been a loyal servant to J10:10 and a big part of our story. Indeed,…

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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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ALL your needs………

I suspect that, sometimes (and wrongly!), people look at what I do here in Uganda and think that it is super-human. IT may be……I am most definitely not. At the moment, for example, I am trying to……… Build two new classrooms and an office for…

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Of faith, new recruits for new facilities, passion fruit and grasshoppers…….

It’s a funny old thing, faith. I have believed for nearly ten years in a God that loves me (albeit for reasons better known to Himself!), I have been sure that permanently living in Uganda is what God has planned for my life, I know that…

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Recognised?!…………

On Sunday – J1010 was officially recognised by the Ugandan government for its contribution to healthcare in Kabale District. At a ceremony to mark World Aids Day a certificate was presented to Arkaline, J1010’s Ugandan Director. Arkaline is eight and a half months pregnant and…

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