Transforming Culture by Tangibly Showing Christ’s Love

Transforming Culture by Tangibly Showing Christ’s Love By the time we walked from the airfield to the ACM/ALP Compound, I was dripping with sweat. Afternoon temperatures of 107 are not unusual in March. The 4-classroom school building, built in 2017, stood in stark contrast to the thatched roofed structures still used for grades 1-4. Indoor […]

Independence vs Interdependence

Independence vs Interdependence By Gracia Sugantharaj Self-sustainability is the buzz-word frequently used to describe the goals of many ministries operating in the developing world. By definition self-sustainability means the ability to support or maintain something without relying on outside aid. In the Western context, self-sustainability and independence are often used interchangeably. There is a tacit […]

2017: Year In Review

Remember the Wonders He Has Done A part of my morning routine for the past many years has been to read an online news publication,The Sudan Tribune, which reports news from South Sudan. I rarely find any good news, and quite honestly, it is usually it is downright discouraging. However, I follow that time up […]

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 […]