3 results for tag: poor


11 Years and Slowing Down!

Dear friends, Regina and I have been in Africa for nearly 11 years! It’s hard to imagine. And in Zambia for 8 plus years! Last week our Board made the amazing declaration that we should take a year sabbatical! We are sort of beat up - body, soul and spirit. As soon as the meeting concluded the reality of the decision hit us both – this is another one of those portals we have gone thru in our lives, where we walk into a new dimension of serving - the same Lord, with the same heart, but in a different realm. Don’t be alarmed – we will still be in Zambia, still be taking the lead of Love’s Door, still encouraging the Church to love the ...

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 ...

The fellowship of His sufferings…

Php 3:10f   "...that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death; in order that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead." "In this passage we have the deepest secrets of the Apostle's Christian experience unveiled" (Kennedy). I want to feel the heart beat of this passionate statement of Paul's. This is the motivating statement of his life I believe. So what does he really mean by this? Of course first he speaks of his desire to know Jesus and to live in the flow of His power. But sharing his sufferings? Becoming like him in His death? There is something here missing in ...