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Blessed……..

So the Lord blessed Job in the second half of his life even more than in the beginning I was 46 yesterday. I am definitely in the second half of my life. Very probably in the final third. I have less in terms of possessions…

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Supported, encouraged and grateful…………….

I used to think of myself as a ‘loner’ Christian – me and Jesus against the world. I have since discovered that being a loner can be….well….. a little….er……lonely? Particularly when you are living in a completely different culture, trying to learn to speak a…

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The prayer of Jabez……

…..goes something like this: Oh that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, That Your hand would be with me and and that you would keep me from evil, That I may not cause pain.’ And it is a prayer that I pray…

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Beautiful location…………difficult reality……….

Of all the places that God might have asked me to be His hands and feet in the construction and operation of medical facilities……….I don’t suppose that there are many that are more breath-taking than Kigazi. On days like the one that you can see…

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‘Unless you become like these small children……’

‘…….you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.’ I don’t spend enough time at the J10:10 House, the place where our 57 graduates from the J10:10 Kigazi Community Nursery stay, and from where they attend Primary School. I’d like to but I simply don’t have…

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Of sudden death, community, corporate responsibility, and a patient and generous God……..

I’ve had better weeks. And I’ve had worse. God is good. It has taken me a few days to get to a place where I can think of the death of Owoyesiga and say that God is good. The two statements seemed incompatible. But I’m…

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Healing – in Jesus’ name……

It has been VERY busy in Kigazi over the past three weeks: finally taking control of the Health Facilities that we constructed; running repairs and re-decoration of one block of classrooms at Kigazi Community Nursery; fit-out and repair of solar at the Hospital in the…

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Faithfulness, birthday joy and ‘must do better’……

It was a very special day for Sonia. Not because it was her birthday. Not because she got new clothes. Not because she and her friends in the J10:10 House ate sweets and played ball………. But because someone she has never met faithfully remembers her…

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Back to school…………..

As in the UK, today is back to school day. For Ugandan children this is the first day of the last term of the school year. For some of our children at the J10:10 Nursery in Kigazi Village it will mark their last 10-12 weeks…

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The Hospital in the Hills opens at last…………….

……it is finally open. The wards and maternity unit that we invested so much time, energy and resources into are now ready to receive patients, expectant mothers and new-born children. The community is engaged, the staff are enthused and the unit is equipped. Thank you…

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