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Preaching/Speaking

Back to My Africa

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m trying to type this on my first public bus ride of 2014. We are trying to get out of Kampala where the traffic is really heavy so we are doing a lot of stopping and starting. But, I’m headed back to Mbale so that makes it not too bad. Bishop … Continue reading »

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Be Intentional in Your Longing

“What God wants you to do is long after Him and then He will give you the love in your heart.  It will flow naturally into the situation that you are in.  You may not be called to Africa.  It’s not where you are at, it’s where you’re longing is at that matters.  Then the … Continue reading »

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Deacon Training

It has been my privilege to be able to spend time getting to know six men that Bishop Gogo will been ordaining as deacons to help lead the church in his dioceses. Two of these men are already pastors of churches that will be coming into the ICCEC. They will remain deacons for around one … Continue reading »

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The Butt and Head Game (Part 2 of Labor Day Weekend)

Sunday we got up a little earlier than usually because we had a long drive to get to the church we were going to, about three hours of driving. By the way, there is only one road that leaves Mbale that isn’t totally torn up and it’s the road to Kampala.  That is not the … Continue reading »

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The Mt Elgon Slip and Slide

Mt. Elgon Crusade August 9-11, 2013 Well, it was a great weekend in the mountains of Mt. Elgon. We started out on Friday after a breakfast of roasted corn and boiled peanuts. TIA. We drove up into the foothills at the base of one of the many cliffs in the area around Mt. Elgon. We … Continue reading »

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Headed to the Vulcano

After an African breakfast of boiled peanuts and roasted corn, (who said breakfast in Africa was boring?) we are getting ready to head out to Mt. Elgon for the weekend.           As you may remember from my previous prayer requests, we are doing a crusade up in the mountains. We will … Continue reading »

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Cross Country Tour

Wow!!!!! What a weekend. We got up early Thursday (8/8/13) and headed to Kampala where we spent the night with my friends Caleb and Peace. It was nice to see them again. They are the ones I stayed with for a month while I was getting my banking, phone and Internet straighten out. We, once … Continue reading »

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Breaking New Ground

Well, I’m breaking new ground for time in Africa! I’ve been here for 6 weeks! Some of my days are crazy busy but then some days are very slow and laid back, which is good. It’s giving me time to get some reading done. I’m slowly getting used to things here. I now go into … Continue reading »

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Clergy Wages

It’s around 11:00 Wednesday morning here. I just got back home from speaking at a school close to Bishop’s house. It was about a mile away so we had a nice morning walk. A young man that teaches at the school arranged for us to come and I was able to speak to a couple … Continue reading »

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First Sunday Preaching

Whew, Sunday was a long day.  We left home for a 2 mile bodaboda (motorcycle) ride just to get a taxivan to go another 20 miles to get to the Bumatofu church.  We had between 25 to 30 people inside the van and some on top, I think about 4 or 6.   It was crazy, … Continue reading »

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