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What I Value Most

A Word from Curt; Today’s word is UpCountry As in #UpCountry. It’s where we’re at today. Seven of us:  David and Renee Crane, Gordy and Colleen Glaser, Brady Glaser, and DeDe and yours truly are in West Nile Uganda District. I’ve posted ahead for today’s ...

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I Stand Amazed . . .

Drop by our updated website and learn more about how God is working among the Unreached of South Sudan. You can also sign up for our monthly prayer letter on our home page .   We serve on the Chadan Engagement Team  Engagement is the process ...

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Living by Six Words

Engagement is the art of making and keeping relationships.

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It’s always about Relationships . . . Thoughts from the week

Passed this young man, AK 47 strapped on, pedalling an older woman to the market. Only in South Sudan.  From Journal #67 How you can pray this week: 1. Colleen and Gordy Glaser and Brady Glaser arrive late Tuesday night.  They join us and David ...

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Jonah and Jovan: “Wow!”

A word from Curt: “Wow!’ We got out of the Land Cruiser on the dusty Ugandan road.  In the distance, about 3 km away, was the refugee camp called Boroli. I turned to Jovan one of our young church leaders, “Jovan, that’s Boroli Camp.  The ...

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A Hero named Margaret/A Miracle named Adeit

    A word from Curt Today’s word is a favorite:  Hero         I do not use the word Hero lightly. It’s a medallion-like word reserved for angels and brave men and women. That’s why Margaret is a hero. Margaret lost both ...

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Saturday Snips: A Day to Remember

I want to share several shots from a Saturday filled with waiting.           South Sudanese call white people, “Kawaja.” This is in contrast the East African moniker of “Mzungu.” I can easily tell if those calling at me are Ugandan or ...

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It’s an Ant-Eating Night

A Word from Curt:  Curious!     There is so much to see and learn such as how Africans collect ants to eat. Scroll down to learn more. Key Prayer Need:  Safe travel for Bob and Nancy Calvert as they travel to America More prayer ...

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In Gulu: City of Sorrow and Hope

A Word from Curt The word is resilient. It’s a major characteristic of the African heroes I rub shoulders with daily.   Key Prayer Need:  Pray for a blessing for  our teammates and leaders Bob and Nancy Calvert as they travel to American for their ...

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I Stand Amazed . . .

Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God; But only he who sees, takes off his shoes, The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries . . . -Elizabeth Barrett Browning “Lord, open my eyes that I may how You are working ...

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NIMBY: Not In My Backyard

Prayer Points Drilling project at Ulua 2 (Uganda) Camp and Bible Storying there.  Pray for successful drilling. The Dinka had been praying for water. Pray that they will realize God answered and give all glory to Him. Pray for Pastors Paul and James at Boratuku ...

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A Day “Going Up Country”

    A Word from Curt: I thought you might enjoy making a journey with me. At daylight I left the shores of Lake Victoria (Uganda) headed to northern Uganda. Cosmopolitan Ugandans (in Kampala and Entebbe) call the land past the Nile “Up Country.” They ...

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SatSnips: Looking Back/Looking Ahead/Always Looking up

A Word from Curt: Focus! Key Prayer Needs:   1. Guidance and Blessings on Bob Calvert as he teaches in South Sudan. 2. “Preach and Heal” Focus as our Engagement work continues in refugee camps. 3. DeDe as she coordinates our Chadan Cluster prayer strategy. ...

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Prayer is like Oxygen

A Word from Curt:  Prayer! It’s true. Prayer is like oxygen. We must have it to survive spiritually. We thank you for your praying. Your prayer is like oxygen for those of us in Africa. We simply cannot make it without you lifting us up. ...

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