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3 People Groups you must know about

  Chadan is an IMB cluster focusing on the over 100 Unreached and Unengaged People Groups of South Sudan and southern Chad. Here are three people groups you can pray for:   The Meera live in the semi-desert Majara region of Chad. The Meera* of ...

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The Things that Matter

Question: what’s the most precious material possession you’ve lost? Reply here or in form at end of post. . . .  it was a reminder that the things in life that matter aren’t things.   I stared at the Ethiopian security worker as she removed ...

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“Her Name was Mary” Guest Blog by DeDe Iles

    Wow. That’s what I thought when I read this story by my wife, DeDe. It is powerful, full of insight, and written in the concise eloquent style of my wife. With her permission, I am sharing it with you. Enjoy. Reflect. Worship.   ...

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Fishing on Sunday

If you missed last week’s story, “Fishermen” last week, you can read it here.  Scroll down to see our top four prayer needs. Fishing on Sunday It’s Easter. And fishing season is still open. Following our leader’s mantra, we’re all called to be fishers of ...

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Fishermen on the Lake

Read this post as part of our monthly Story Letter.    We live on Lake Victoria, the world’s second largest freshwater lake. April’s Key Prayer Points: 1  Mid-April trip to Adjumani Refugee Churches with Riverside Baptist Church of Norfolk, Va. Pastor Bryan Breland and his wife Elizabeth. 2  Teammate ...

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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 ...

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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!   ...

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Ambushed

    Blog checklist Read Read aloud Spell check Tags Check links  A word from Curt Ambushed.  They never saw it coming but I did. I believe you’ll like today’s post. A reminder that no moment or day in Africa can be predicted. A story ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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“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 ...

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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 ...

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