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Village Gossip

  “Don't become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You'll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.” Rom 12:2 The Msg. Time is not a high priced commodity here, so the fact that the three ladies arrived 40 min late to our arranged bible study was not a bombshell. We rescheduled to Sat afternoon.  And in an attempt to snag their husbands in the study ...

The Bounty Hunter

The Bounty Hunter “You are a good boy, Danny.” I haven't heard that for quite some years! But there it was again - “You are a good by, Danny” Then a third time. I was just trying to listen to the Spirit: my assignment was to be a Bounty Hunter this morning - walk to Siamate Village early Sat morn and try to find Mutenta – an 9 year old girl who just became sponsored and yet for the last weeks has not come to our Saturday tutoring and skills class. Gonna bring that girl in, dead or alive! While in Siamate I learned that Mutenta had recently moved – went to live with her dad in the next village, Sugar. Dead or ...

Our Vision and Values

  Mission statement: To be a community that is the hands and feet of Jesus in the dark places of this world; through our vital connection with Jesus, extending His transforming love to the fatherless, the poor, and the lost.   In a word: Loving the Least and the Lost   Our vision: That every orphan be raised in God’s transforming love, to become tomorrow’s leader. That every village be filled with simple, self-reproducing, discipleship -oriented house churches. That every Western believer has an opportunity to be forever changed by involvement in God’s work among the poor.   Our values: 1.        Dependence on Jesus – we cannot ...