The Fruit is Ripening

      “Mama Ayen, after exams we shall go for a one and half week of holiday. I have planned to do a work of God in those days by forming a team called Gospel Message for Inmates. We shall be preaching the kingdom of God to inmates in prisons and hospitals in Rumbek from…

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A DISCIPLE-MAKING WALK-IN PALORINYA

By Dr Allen Pelham The emails and texts started as “can you do discipleship training for five maybe 10 South Sudanese pastors?” One call I cannot refuse is the opportunity to teach other believers how to make disciples. To me, disciple-making is at the core of what the church is called to do and be….

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A New School for Refugee Children

“From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise…” Psalm 8:2 Living Water Primary School was scheduled to open in Palorinya Refugee Camp in Northern Uganda on June 7th. However, the government of Uganda has closed all learning institutions for another 42 days, due to a rise in cases of COVID19 in Uganda….

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God Meant for Good

 By Nadine Pelham Their faces beamed as they walked into the conference guest house, 10 ladies, leaders in their communities, meeting for 4 days away from their daily tasks of childcare, cooking, cleaning, gathering wood, and carrying water from the well.  None had ever stayed in a facility with electricity and plumbing!  They were joined…

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Consider it All Joy

“I joined the Bible School to learn how to teach and preach the Word of God to others,” beamed Data Samuel as he introduced himself to the other Bible School students. All the students were excited to  have the rare opportunity to attend quality training classes offered inside the refugee camp where they are living. Studying to complete this course will not…

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Is Church Important?

Have you ever found yourself wondering just how important the church actually is these days? I know that I have, and maybe even more so since the start of this pandemic? In our human flesh don’t we all want to think we can manage on our own? Is that the plan of the enemy of…

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Dear Partners

Dear Partners, Do you ever wake up on a Sunday morning and think, “I just don’t feel like making the effort to get to church today?” I know I have (and the COVID situation is making this rationalization even easier). Recently I learned about a situation that really put me to shame.A South Sudanese friend…

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Count Many 2020 Blessings

Dear Friends and Partners, This past year has been a year of difficulty and change for everyone, but in every moment God has remained sovereign over everything. He holds the whole world in His hands, and He has an appointed time for everything that happens. I am amazed and very grateful when I think about…

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Goats for Christmas

“I’ll Be Home for Christmas”, the Bing Crosby hit from 1943, will not be heard in the refugee camps in Uganda. I am sure the South Sudanese living in the camps do dream of going home, but it won’t be happening this Christmas. LWCT is trying to make the best of their displacement period by…

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Sewing Seeds of Thanksgiving

“This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of God’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.” 2 Corinthians 9:12. Apostle Paul voiced how proud he was of the believers in Corinth concerning their commitment to giving to other believers in need. (I feel the same about…

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