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Virtuous Women

That is counter-cultural. Women have never had a meeting here. They are not to be educated. Their only purpose is to bear children and be work animals. They have too much work to come to meetings. They will never come.” These were some of the discouraging comments I received when the concept of a women”s […]

Back to School

“Back to School”, is a theme proclaimed everywhere in the United States at this time of year. It has become almost as commercialized as Christmas. It means shopping for new clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch boxes, and school supplies. Students and parents alike are excited, but for different reasons. 😇 Things are drastically different in South […]

The Feeding Of The Two Thousand

There were no loaves of bread or small fish. However, there were sacks of sorghum, beans, and cooking oil, and getting it to the 2000 souls in 7 remote areas of South Sudan was kind of like a miracle. Just finding enough food to purchase in South Sudan, where food is extremely scarce, was no […]

A Father to the Fatherless

“Before I received help from ACM (Akot Christian Ministries) I did not know where I could find food for my myself and my brother and sisters. I used to think a lot about school, but our future seemed hopeless because we did not have parents,” wrote Petero in a thank you note via Facebook. Petero […]

Not By Bread Alone

Amidst all the grim news of war and famine, there is some good news coming out of South Sudan. A team of 10 volunteers from the US recently returned from Akot in Western Lakes State. We witnessed amazing progress during our site visit of Akot Christian Ministries. We were greeted by a huge welcoming celebration […]

Look What God Has Done

I am a list person. Although it helps keep me focused, I constantly feel overwhelmed by so many tasks left on the list at the end of the day. The ministry needs of our work in Akot are huge and ongoing. It is easy to focus on those needs and let them overwhelm us, but […]