Good News Bibles

“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” Romans 10:15b. The American Bible Society recently donated 500 “Good News Bibles” for the children of Living Water Primary and Abundant Life Primary Schools in Akot, South Sudan. We are so grateful to have such a wonderful partner to help us transform this community….

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Ordinary Women: Extraordinary Sisters of Faith

Rebecca and Deborah are ordinary Dinka women – mothers, wives, friends – for whom the gospel revolutionized their lives. As young girls they grew up naked, working in the cattle camp collecting dung, cooking and milking cows. After marriage they settled to raise their families living in small tukels (round mud brick huts with conical…

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Welling Up to Eternal Life

Welling Up To Eternal Life Last Sunday morning, Gabriel, a student at Abundant Life Primary, led the praise and worship time at this new bush church. This was followed by a Bible study led by school chaplain, Daniel. The main message was given by Pastor Joseph. The service started on time and ended on time….

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Fall 2014 Newsletter

view pdf version PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE By: Ann Rao, RN BACK TO SCHOOL IN SOUTH SUDAN The United Nations has called the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan “the worst in the world”. More than one million internally displaced people are without food, water and shelter. Education is suffering, but it is a lesser priority than the…

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Parents Appreciate Education

Adults crowded in to hear the teachers at Abundant Life Primary, at the end of the year parent’s meeting. All were anxious to hear the grades, and to have an opportunity to conference with the teachers of their children. There were 265 in attendance in this meeting, while in Maluel, just 2 miles away, another…

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Women of Hope

Her husband calls her Acitdeng, “because she is like the rain…she is the heart of our family”, says Pastor Paul. The rest of the community calls her Mama Rose. I call her sister. Rose Paul is a wonderful godly woman, who leads our flagship ministry, “Women of Hope”. In spite of the political fighting and…

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Thanksgiving in Akot, South Sudan

PRAYERS FOR JACOB Friends from Abundant Life Primary prayed for Jacob prior to his boarding a Samaritan’s Purse plane bound for Juba, the capital city of South Sudan. God used Samaritan’s Purse’s visiting surgical team to answered the many prayers for little Jacob. All attempts to get him to Kenya for surgery had failed.  …

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Voice of Hope

“We have lost direction and hope for the future since we were here without studies”, stated young Abraham Panyar at a meeting in Paloc, called by former students of Abundant Life Primary. Abraham, a fifth grader, spoke boldly and passionately for his classmates. He went on to explain that the children were determined to meet…

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World Hunger Sunday

“With small means, it is possible to accomplish great things.” NOTE: Living Waters Community Transformation, Inc., runs Abundant Life and Living Water primary schools in Akot, South Sudan, a place currently suffering from local clan violence. As a partner organization, Baptist Global Response funds a school lunch program for these two facilities and provides students…

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