“Good news!” was all the young boy could manage between breaths. The women, most balancing heavy jugs of water on their heads while carrying one in each hand, kept walking toward their village just a few steps ahead. They moved only their eyes toward the boy, who again heralded breathlessly, “Good news!”
We touched a little on my “overheating” challenge in the Sudanese SPLA division military compound in our last month’s newsletter. If you will bear with me, I’m pretty sure that I need to share, as Paul Harvey would say, “the rest of the story.”
It seems God is starting a movement in South Sudan and He used ITMI Board Member, Bob Fulkerson, Steve and ITMI to plant the seed.
“Someone contacted me about a neglected and abused boy this week. She said it was urgent,” Lendiwe began as she walked up and stood next to ITMI’s Kelly’s Smith. Kelly looked over at Lendiwe, the health worker he and Cherise employ to help them minister to the most desperate and forgotten Zulus. She continued, “But its outside our area, so I think I’ll let someone else worry about it.” The next day…
Christopher Kasule is a young pastor who joined the International School of Missions four years ago. He is the founder of Righteous Assemble of Christ International Ministries. Through his Christ centered leadership; Pastor Christopher Ministry has touched and transformed many lives. Christopher has ably applied the biblical principles and knowledge gained from the International School of Missions to his ministry. Moses is one of the many youths whose life has been spiritually transformed from suicide to sainthood. The following is his full story.
As Anna eagerly hugged her, a pang shot through Esther’s heart and stomach and she remembered her own four babies, all of whom had died at birth or soon after. Her third child would have been Anna’s age. How she would have loved to teach her daughter to read and write, just as she loved teaching these children. She couldn’t help but wonder, if even just one of her children had survived, would her husband – who …
“It was in the year 2000 that I was convicted by the Holy Spirit, and I heard that the day of Judgment was coming. This led me to repent of my sins, and I trusted in the Lord Jesus Christ. I immediately started a church in Kampala, Uganda but because I was untrained, I failed to teach and disciple my members.”
What a whirlwind month it has been! John Jere was finally able to get the U. S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia to issue him an entry visa for the United States. That put us on high alert as we hastily rescheduled as many of his meetings as possible. The many meetings, both pre-scheduled by us and all those “God-scheduled” meetings have been an overwhelming blessing to John’s heart and soul.
Ann sought out a quiet spot up the river a few yards. She slipped into the waters, thankful as its coolness enveloped her tired body. She took her time lathering soap in her tightly wound short black hair and ever aware of the dangers of the river she leaned back, quickly dunking her head into the water. Josephine was leaving the water after bathing when she heard the screams and splashing.