January was an exciting month at Word of Life Church in Juba, South Sudan!
“Uncle, if God loves me, why did He take away my father, my mother and brother from me?”The twelve-year-old boy wasn’t even fighting the tears that spilled from his upturned, searching eyes.
“When Jahim returned to his lodging within the camp, he was shocked at what he found! “I was so shocked when I saw…”
I had to stop short when I read it. “If God can turn night into day, He can turn your burden into a blessing.”
What leads up to such desperation that compels someone to walk away from two young sons? Maybe he stood in the middle of the road staring at the gate to Word of Life Church in Juba, South Sudan for a few quiet moments. Perhaps…
“After you spoke…everything has changed in my life,” wrote one South Sudanese man, a believer who had lived in a family feud with his sister for 8 years. Their angst toward one another had grown so bitter and strong that…
It dawned as normal as a morning can be for Americans visiting Juba, South Sudan. But it turned out to be a day we’ll never forget.ITMI’s Kent Reisenauer and I waited in our hotel’s small restaurant. Vicky Waraka, our long-time South Sudanese partner, was late for our breakfast meeting.
Jahim shares how a truth from God’s Word transformed his life and what happened when he began to pass along the wisdom he received.
“No one has ever told me that the money I have belong to God and I am just a manager managing God’s money and have the privilege to enjoy His money. I have never tithed in my life and I spend what I have in foolishly. I am going to starts a new life from what I have learned today.”
During WW2 Singapore City was about to face a siege by the Japanese. General Yamamoto delivered a note saying, “In the interests of chivalry we invite you to surrender.” Lance Percival fell for it and surrendered despite outnumbering the Japanese 4 to 1.