Above: When Lyn prayed for the woman in the middle hearing was restored in her left ear. She went home & brought the other ladies for prayer. The lady in pink had stomach pain leave & the one in blue had long term excruciating head pain leave. Read More...Keep Reading
I have just received another update from our team in India, this time via FaceTime from a restaurant in the Punjab. The team has stopped for a short break (and some really good chai tea!) on their 3.5 hour return journey to the hotel. Read More...Keep Reading
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Christina and I have been in India for five days, travelling with our partners and friends, Randeep and Anu Mathews. For years I have wanted Christina to see some of the India that I love so much; until now, all she has seen are the slums and poor rural villages where we work. Over the past few days we have seen the remarkable Agra Red Fort, which was constructed in the 16th and 17th century by the Mogul rulers. Before the British stripped it, the fort and palace were covered with gold and jewels, including the largest diamond in the world. Even without most of the precious stones, this huge fort is a marvel. Yesterday, Christina went with Randeep and Anu to the Taj Mahal. (Unfortunately, I was back at the hotel dealing with some sickness that has now disappeared.) I first saw the Taj in 1998 and have wanted Christina to see it ever since. For me, it is the most beautiful structure I have ever seen. To my delight, she loved it. Read More...Keep Reading
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I'm so glad that Jesus was manifested to the world to destroy the works of the devil! This is not only good news for you and me but is good news for the girls of Nepal who are being trafficked by the thousands to brothels in India and elsewhere. In Psalms it says that justice is the foundation of His throne and in Amos it says let justice flow like water and righteousness like an unfailing stream. Thank God that in Nepal His justice is beginning to flow as our partner is bringing Hope and opportunity to the impoverished and vulnerable. On our last trip we learned so much about Nepal and its people as we trekked in the beautiful mountains, listened to those who have poured out their lives there such as the leader of a remote village who has endured through much suffering to bring opportunity and hope to his community and helped to end trafficking there. The richness that personally has been added to my life through friendships in Nepal is a priceless treasure. Cynthia got to facilitate a conversation in a youth center about how to find healthy relationships and live healthy lives. We got to participate with our partner in the distribution of water filters, and the construction of a school. A new day is dawning on this beautiful nation! Come be ray of light with us! Come swim in the river of justice that flows from the Maker of Heaven and earth, justice that is full of Faith, Hope, and Love! Read More...Keep Reading
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Having just returned from an overseas trip to nations in the developing world, I find myself thankful on levels I usually take for granted. Are we driving home from the airport on air? The road is so smooth. Where are the bone jarring, head hitting the jeep ceiling kind of bumps? Where is the traffic we have to weave in and out of and the motorcycles squeezing by to get to the front of the queue while we sit in the interminably long line of traffic waiting our turn as the police officer is doing his best to organize the chaos?
What do I do with the toilet paper? Where is the trash bin? Or can I flush it down the loo?
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I love my morning showers. Hot water. Shampooed and conditioned hair; the clean feeling leaves me ready for the day.
My appreciation grows today.
It's the dry season in Uganda. The last rain in this part of the country was November 13. The next rains will begin in late February or early March. In the meantime, wells are the main water source.
Visiting the refugee camp here in Uganda we see firsthand the water shortage. Long lines at the water pumps. Dry, cracked ground where there used to be water for laundry and livestock. Very few vegetables available.
A water pipe broke and people rushed to fill their containers because the taps wouldn't be open since the water was all rushing through the break in the line. Now they are filtering the water with the Sawyer and sharing with the neighbors.
Tonight when I shower to wash off the dust and dirt of the day, I'll thank God for water and ask Him to direct us as we seek to do our small part in the world's water crisis.
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When the Lord spoke to me almost 14 years ago about rescuing lives, I had no idea He would use that call to build an incredible, dedicated and loving worldwide family. Throughout today, I have found myself thinking about this family we all share. I really love you all. Read More...Keep Reading
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