Tag - prayer

The way it really is

The Tour d’Uganda team arrived in Uganda late last night/early this morning, depending on whose clock you are using. Glad to be here!
In the last of four flights, I sat next to a talkative Harvard instructor. 40’s. Single. Educated […]

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Sharon Wins the Day

It’s a little past midnight here and we’ve wrapped up our day. There’s much we could discuss. But sometimes a single story so transcends the bounds of ordinary events, that one can think of little else. […]

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An abandoned woman, an orphan and a simple decision to say YES

Marsha Campbell, Uganda
Jane, from Nebbi-Town, Uganda, like thousands of women in Africa, found herself abandoned and struggling to support herself and orphaned three year old Dennis. Committed to addressing the plight of abandoned women and orphaned children in Africa, […]

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Hope for "Dependents"

The life of a pastor in Uganda is an eye opener. We’ve been in Lira, northern Uganda.
We arrived to find the pastor hosting us in mourning. He just learned his 6 year old “daughter” died. She […]

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Hope in Haiti

Trace Thurlby, Live from Haiti
Can life change in six weeks? We know it can. Decisions become moments. Moments build into momentum, and life turns. We experience it personally. Haiti is experiencing it now.
It’s been six […]

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From the Field: Haiti Relief & Redevelopment

Haiti Update 3/19/10
From Trace Thurlby live in Haiti:
Pleasant Valley Baptist’s team of 20 arrived yesterday afternoon. After a brief time with our OTV kids and dinner, they were able to verify that KU won, a fact met with satisfaction […]

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Haiti Recovery: Earthquake Updates

Haiti Update: 2/28/10
From Joe Knittig live in Haiti:
Yesterday was a confusing and anxious day. Today was a day of peace, even amidst uncertainty. The update from Cayes is that all the children there are fine. Thank God. […]

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