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Faith, Hope and Love

“Why do you do this? Isn’t it dangerous? Don’t you get discouraged? Isn’t it just hopeless anyway?” These are questions Living Water Community Transformation board members are asked frequently by family and friends who are concerned about our mission in South Sudan. Just yesterday, in my early morning quiet time, I read a familiar passage […]

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 […]

The Good News and the Bad News

Is anyone else as tired as I am of the media’s incessant focus on the US political situation? It is as if nothing else important is happening in the entire world. Or is it that we just that do not care about anything or anyone other than ourselves? Sadly, there is news that we need […]

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 […]