Palm Sunday . . . along the Road of Kings

3 Prayer needs for our week: 1. Todd and Jessica Burnaman from Dry Creek Baptist Church (LA) arrive for a week with the Kakwa churches in West Nile District, Uganda. 2. Curt and JD Hull spend part of the week in a quarterly review of 2015.  Pray for us as we review, pray, and plan. …

Part 2: “Come on in, Mr. Johnson

Yesterday, we shared a neat story about our local keynoter, Mr. Johnson. I titled his story, “Come on in, Mr. Johnson.”  You can read it at www.creekbank.net/blog In today’s post, I’ll share why the quotation is such a part of our family history. Enjoy!     Come on in, Mr. Johnson. Part 2 Families have traditions …

Gulu . . . Looking Back

The Gulu Schoolchildren Statue Gulu in the Rear View Mirror   We drive through the dusty main street of Gulu, Uganda. Heading south. Tired but happy after two weeks of Up Country travel. Leaving the land of cold showers and hot cokes for the relative comfort of our home along Lake Victoria. I feel a …

From the Land of Double Negatives

I’ve just spent two weeks on the edge of a Civil War. I don’t how to describe it without using double negatives. I ain’t never seen nothing like it.    It’s all right (sometimes) to use a double negative. For emphasis.  To catch the attention of a reader or listener. My heart song*, How Firm …

See Dirt? Throw Seed!

A sower went out to sow . . . A Word from Curt W.I.T. Whatever it takes. That’s our job on sowing gospel seed in Africa. When you see dirt, throw seed.   These are the men and their wives who are sowing Gospel seeds across South Sudan and its borderland refugee camps. The past …

Perfect Love

Current meeting of South Sudanese leaders, wives, fellow workers and team from Southeastern Seminary. A word from Curt Today, 9000 miles from our part of Africa,  DeDe’s father, Herbert Terry, will be buried in his beloved Harrisonburg, Louisiana. When we returned to Uganda two months ago,  Mr. Herbert told us, “You go on over there …

“Hey Curt, how can we involved?”

A word from Curt What can we do? It’s a good question. Below are three of the 115 Unreached People Groups in our region. Please prayerfully read and see if you and your church would like to be involved.   3 Tribes for Chadan Engagement Chadan is an IMB cluster focusing on the hundred plus …

Words from Clayton Iles: Our Father Knows Best

A word from Curt Writing today from northern Uganda but my thoughts are in Harrisonburg, Louisiana.  DeDe’s Dad died yesterday.  Mr. Herbert Terry was one of my heroes in so many ways. The post below is from my own father but it applies so well to my father-in-law.  I dedicate this to our three sons …

Guest Blog: JD Hull

  A Word from Curt I’d like to introduce our newest team member,  Jonathan “JD” Hull. JD has joined our Chadan Engagement Team and has already been a blessing to us. He is an excellent writer and speaker.  That’s why I believe you’ll enjoy the podcast and blog of his story. I’d appreciate it if …

The Real “Southern Gospel”

  A word from Curt Today is a travel day.  DeDe, JD Hull and I heading Up Country.  We’ll be at a strategic meeting with dozens of South Sudanese pastors and their wives. Our speakers are three leaders from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in North Carolina. The meeting begins on Friday and we’ll keep you …

Exploring the Land

  Prologue: Recently we told you about our upcoming month-long trip to the country of Dido.* This was a pseudonym for the country of Chad. This large country, twice the size of Texas, contains over seventy unreached people groups. We researched and visited two dozen of them. As this story below shares, it was a …

Key Prayer Requests

A word from Curt As you worship today, we’d appreciate prayer on these current items: 1.  Continued blessings on our newest team member,  JD Hull.  He has been a blessing to all of the Chadan family.  He has just left two months of isolated Bush Training and is now in Kampala.  Pray for his continued …