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At Garissa Part II Where to Take our Doubts

        It’s a decision. Where do we take our doubts and questions? We can keep them bottled up and stew in our own juices. Or we can take them to Jesus. It’s a decision. A word from Curt Wow.  Yesterday, we began ...

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At Garissa Part I

It’s only in the testing of our personal faith that it becomes more solid.     A note from Curt I’m in the last days of exile in Kenya. Ready to get back to our Ugandan home. Thanks to all who prayed for us during ...

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New Blood II: Dry Creek to Uganda

  Sunset on Banda Island, Lake Victoria Uganda New Blood II: Gotta have it. Yesterday, we shared about the need for new  blood in any organization and ministry. If you missed this blog about our new team member, JD Hull, and a guitar player named ...

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What if . . .

  What if . . . What if you and your church decided to find the Uduk People. As you can see from the map this group is located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.   You wouldn’t need a passport. Just the courage, energy, and ...

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Saturday Shots and Stories

  Saturday,  23 May 2015 Nairobi, Kenya   Currently church groups are wary of venturing into many parts of the world where we work. Due to the ongoing South Sudanese war,  we only recommend that groups consider going to the two SS locations we have ...

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Perseverance

  A word from Curt The highlighted red text was written last week: As you read this, we are flying into western Ethiopia. We’ll spend the next week in refugee camps of Gambela Region. We need you persevering in prayer. When you pray, you are ...

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Though dead, he speaketh still . . .

A word from Curt Today is a travel day Up Country. Upcountry is that part of Uganda above the Nile River. It’s Wild. Open. Rustic. Beautiful. Frustrating. Pray for Charlie, Shane, and me as we travel. I can’t wait to show Shane Wilber this spot ...

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The Most Popular Birthday and My Reading List

Reading friends, Today is a brief blog. I’ve been sick all week with a viral digestive bug.  Pray for healing.  I leave Saturday for a trip Up Country with my home church in Louisiana. Two things are on my mind and heart: One: Birthdays in ...

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Come on in, Mr. Johnson

Author note:  We recently ran this post and many of you enjoyed it. My new colleague, J.D. Hull, went to meet Mr. Johnson and the excellent photos included here show his artistic eye and touch. In addition to photography, J.D. is an excellent writer.  You ...

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Different Mother, Same Father

3 Key Prayer Points: Our home church, Dry Creek Baptist (La), arrives on May 7 for a week among their people group, the Kakwa. Curt and DeDe as they plan a late May trip to the Gambela region of Ethiopia. Wisdom and safety as we ...

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Footin’

  A word from Curt Africans call it “Footing.” It’s a verb.  As in “I’m footing today.” I’ve discovered that to really know Africa, one must “go footing.” Or as we’d say back home in the land of the pines and missing g’s, Footin.   ...

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11 South Sudanese Churches you can pray for

You may not have any desire to come to South Sudan and its borderlands. But that doesn’t mean you cannot pray. You can pray for these churches and pastors from your prayer closet in America. But be warned:  these strategic leaders and churches may capture ...

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Saturday Shots from The Sojourn

A word from Curt Sojourner It defines a person making a temporary stay. It goes along with the Swahili word for white men, Mzungu. Mzungu means “always moving about.” i.e. a sojourner. Below are photos from our current sojourn. Enjoy!   P.S. A Picture is ...

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Holding the Rope: How you can be involved

 We call it “Holding the rope.” This saying goes back to the first Baptist missionary, William Carey. Before leaving for Asia, he told his fellow believers, “If you’ll hold the rope, I’ll go down in the well.” We are dependent on our friends in America ...

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