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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What’s Happening in the Refugee Camps?

I am so glad you asked. Just like every other place in the world the COVID pandemic has far-reaching effects, well beyond the symptoms of the virus. For our brothers and sisters living in refugee camps, the problems are compounded by the recent trauma of having to flee their homeland due to violence. As you…

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Overflowing Thanks to God

Many of you have asked how the food distribution has progressed since the appeal went out in July. My one word summary of the whole endeavor is “wow”. It is amazing to me to watch how God works through His people. It makes me wonder, if He creates or allows dire situations to arise just…

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Back to School Woes

Here in the United States we are plagued with questions about school this year. Will the children return to classrooms like before? Or will they stay at home and learn by live teachers on Zoom or by video recorded lessons online? If they go back to classrooms we ask, “will we need to purchase uniforms…

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Urgent Need for Food

“In the middle of this month we gave out small food rations to a few families. The local churches identified the most vulnerable people in all the refugee camps. They are the disabled, old age, widows, and people living with HIV/Aids.The UN reduced the food ratio to 6 kgs per person per month. Recently they…

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