News from June 2010

Journey to Nuba Mountains...

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Both of us had been invited to attend and speak at the Samaritan’s Purse(SP) staff conference in the Nuba Mountains so Monday 21st June saw us flying in a 12 seater plane with some SP staff from Juba to Kauda…

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Spens Posted by John and Poppy Spens on Fri, 02 Jul 2010 | 3 comments | Visit John and Poppy Spens's blog

Learning not to underestimate God...

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I hope I’ll avoid underestimating what God is going to do while we’re in Uganda, as I’ve seen that he’s blown my expectations out of the water already. I’m sure whatever it is will be BIG!

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Ekisa 2010 on Thu, 01 Jul 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

The trip is fast approaching...

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Janette from the 2010 Youth META to Kibungo Diocese keep us up to date with their journey to Rwanda…

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9_rwandan_farmers Posted by AmeΩ: Rwanda 2010 on Wed, 30 Jun 2010 | 23 comments | Visit Rwanda 2010's blog

Thanking God for opportunities...

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Well I’ve been here for almost 3 weeks now and although you go through some hard times and feel a bit lonely at times, I just thank God for keeping me strong, healthy and receptive to new opportunities…

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Donaldson-web-profile-pic Posted by Alastair Donaldson on Mon, 28 Jun 2010 | 3 comments | Visit Alastair Donaldson's blog

A child is born/ Geboren

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On mid-summer in Africa a girl is born, part of the den Breejen family but also into the wider Family of God.

Op mid-zomer is een meisje geboren in Afrika als deel van de den Breejen familie maar ook deel van Gods Familie.

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Den_breejen_2011 Posted by Aart and Geesje den Breejen on Wed, 23 Jun 2010 | 8 comments | Visit Aart and Geesje den Breejen's blog

He looks just like Jesus!

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Rory reflects on how the Gospel which should be above our cultural boundries often gets trapped and disabled by them.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Wed, 23 Jun 2010 | 2 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

It was all Niall Manogue's fault...

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Ekisa META 2010 member Millie shares her story about how she came to be part of this year’s team to Kiwoko Hospital…

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Ekisa 2010 on Mon, 21 Jun 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog

The First Lady

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Well she nearly came to open the new Kiwoko Hospital Maternity ward…

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Mpkenandjudith Posted by Ken & Judith Finch on Sun, 20 Jun 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Ken and Judith Finch's blog

From South Armagh to Burundi...

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STEP Volunteer Alastair has arrived in Burundi and is settling into his new home and new surroundings. Having been there just over a week, he shares with us some stories from these first days…

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Donaldson-web-profile-pic Posted by Alastair Donaldson on Fri, 18 Jun 2010 | 3 comments | Visit Alastair Donaldson's blog

More than simply a trip from "here" to "there"...

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The Ekisa METAs preparation continue and we get a chance to meet another member of the team…click here to read more about how Sam came to be part of this META and how he is feeling in the run up to this adventure…

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Kiwoko_gates_into_hosp Posted by Ekisa 2010 on Mon, 14 Jun 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Ekisa 2010's blog