3 results for tag: child sponsorship program


Apostolic Passion

How does one explain the sacrificial servanthood that is lived by this cadre of gospel workers in Luanshya Love’s Door team? They probably work 50 or more hours a week with no pay, no benefits, few resources to make the work easier, and obviously, few helpers. Why do they continue?     The latin root for “passion” is to suffer. When one is passionate about something he or she is willing to suffer and die for it. When there is one dynamic Apostolic leader he can infuse this same passion in those near him. Aaron Mulenga is such a man. “My feet were getting itchy for new territory”, Aaron told me. So he went out of town in a ...

The Bicycle Story

We've been walking for over an hour and still no village in sight. Passing thru the deep bush went by fast, with the good company of Joshua and Lishomo, but every now and then I would marvel at the forest, the tall grass lands, the typical African landscape that seems suitable for lions to roam. 80 minutes from the nearest village and 40 minutes from the paved road, Bengweta Village has no church except a dying Zion Church – a blend of African witchcraft and Christian ecstatic chicanery. It also has no shabeen (African village bar) – hallelujah! The village is begging us to come and start a church. So Joshua has risen to the challenge and agrees ...

Four years, and still searching for the foundations…

  "And he went out... not knowing where he would go... living in tents... looking for the city with firm foundations whose Architect and Builder is God."    God spoke to us years before to “go” - we didn't have much more than that. Then in my struggles to trust Him, He was so gracious to give us indisputable signs that in fact, it was all true – He was leading us and would provide for us by His hand. I asked for a sign once when on a beach prayer trip – show me a completely whole sand dollar – without a single chip – and I will believe. That day I scoured the beach while praying – one sand dollar – well it had a bit of a ...