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 […]

A Light in the Darkness

Figures from The United Nations Children Fund show that nearly three quarters of South Sudan’s children are out of school, the highest proportion of out-of-school children in the world. The U.N. also states that over two million children have had to flee their homes due to escalating violence in South Sudan. Leila Pakkala, UNICEF’S Regional […]

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 […]

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 […]