A Word from Curt
I’m been chewing on this word: stalwart
Stalwart. It means healthy, steady, dependable.
It’s a good word.
Key Prayer Need: Please pray for DeDe as she finishes her time with her Dad and family in Louisiana. Pray for her sister-in-law Kay in the loss of Malcolm.
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Quote: “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” –Leonardo da Vinci, Italian inventor
Recommended reading: inspiring blog by our colleague, Laurel Jeremiadoss
A week in Juba Town
Nuru Baptist Church.
It’s right in the shadow of South Sudan’s only export product, the White Bull Beer Brewery.
Flimsy plastic chairs.
Sunshine (or dust or rain) streaming in.
What a wonderful place to worship.
I’m serious. I wonder how I’ll feel to be back on carpet and comfortable pews.
It’ll be a trade off. Gains and losses.
Bob Calvert and I have been in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, for the past week.
We’ve had a great time with new friends and African hospitality.
Bob has been teaching his Bible Storying Cloth course and the Sudanese have worked hard. We finished today (Friday) and will head home tomorrow.
Every three months, I do a quarterly review. I look back over the past three months in my journal. Then I spend time looking forward to the coming quarter. This is my current Matrix. It simply is a method to visually remind myself of what matters in my life.
I’d encourage you to develop your own method in keeping a record of your life and priorities.
My heart verse is Matthew 6:33: “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.”
What is your heart verse/favorite verse?
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1. DeDe, her family, and her return to Africa.
2. Growth in our church leaders in Juba Town.
3. God’s blessing on Trampled Grass. This ebook goes active this week. It’s purpose is two-fold: to share about the extraordinary South Sudanese and Ugandan heroes we work with. Secondly, to raise awareness (and giving) for our Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.
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