“Lost Boys Remix” Ch 17 from Trampled Grass

          A word from Curt Found. It’s the opposite of lost. The story below is about the Lost Boys of South Sudan.   We’re posting chapters from our new ebook,  Trampled Grass, daily.   You can download a copy in three ways:   Read sample chapters or purchase at Amazon.   You can download the entire book …

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“Long May It Run” Ch 16 from Trampled Grass

            A word from Curt Footing. It’s one of my favorite African verbs.  “I’m footing it.” It means you’re walking, usually out of necessity. It’s the mode of travel for most Africans. On foot. The following story shares how generous giving allows us to get our vehicles to the difficult places from which we can …

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“Finding My People” Ch 15 of Trampled Grass

    cccc                     A leader leads. You cannot lead without followers. And sometimes a leader must go find his people. His followers. His flock. I want to broach that subject with two of my heroes. You may have heard of one. His name is Fred Luter. You won’t be familiar …

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“Shirt On My Back” Ch. 14 Trampled Grass

              A word from Curt Homeless. It’s a word we’ve come to fully realize in Africa.  There’s much more to homelessness than just being displaced. For refugees, it signifies the complete loss of all things material. Often, everything but the shirt on your back. Daily, we’re posting chapters from our new ebook,  Trampled Grass. If …

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‘Lost In Translation’ from Trampled Grass Ch. 13

We are excited about our new ebook, Trampled Grass.  Scroll down to learn how you can have a copy. A word from Curt Translation. Of all my African regrets, not becoming fluent in any language has been the largest. It has humbled me like nothing else. However, my stumbling around with my tongue has created lots of good stories . …

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“E’s Sat Phone” Chapter 12 from Trampled Grass

INTRO   A word from Curt Communication. It’s a good word and part of all of our daily lives.  I believe you’ll enjoy the story below about communicating on the Continent of Africa. Daily, we’re posting chapters from our new ebook,  Trampled Grass. If you enjoy the stories, please pass them on. You can download the entire book as a PDF …

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“Wow” Chapter 11 Trampled Grass

INTRO   A word from Curt Marginalized. It’s a word we hear often among refugees.  It’s the feeling that you (and your people group) don’t matter. You’re overlooked. Forgotten. Today’s post is about a group that feels very marginalized. They are called the Murle and they are one of South Sudan’s most interesting tribes. Daily, we’re posting chapters from our …

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Baptized in Muddy Water Chapter 10 Trampled Grass

Chapter 10 A word from Curt Daily, we’re posting chapters from our new ebook,  Trampled Grass. If you enjoy the stories, please pass them on. You can download the entire book as a PDF at www.creekbank.net or as a Snippet App for easy reading on your tablet or phone. Trampled Grass will be available soon on Amazon. Our companion video,  “We’re All in …

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What is a “Heart-Gift”? Chapter 9 Trampled Grass

A word from Curt Daily, we’re posting chapters from our new ebook, Trampled Grass. If you enjoy the stories, please pass them on. You can download the entire book as a PDF at www.creekbank.net or as a Snippet App for easy reading on your tablet or phone. Trampled Grass will be available soon on Amazon. Our companion video, “We’re All …

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The Vulnerable Chapter 8 Wed 5 Nov

  A word from Curt Daily, we’re posting chapters from our new ebook,  Trampled Grass. If you enjoy the stories, please pass them on. You can download the entire book as a PDF at www.creekbank.net or as a Snippet App for easy reading on your tablet or phone. Trampled Grass will be available soon on Amazon. Our companion video,  “We’re All in This …

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A short man with a big laugh … and even bigger heart

In praise of Duane Honea   I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know Duane and Altha Honea. My mother reminds me that they drove me home from the hospital after my birth in 1956. Their daughter, Diane, held me on her lap. The fact that my parents entrusted their first child to the Honea family speaks volumes of …

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Independence!

A word from Curt Independence. Such a sweet word. We Americans cherish it.  Still celebrate it as a fire-cracking holiday each July. The Independence story in South Sudan is bittersweet. The following story shares why.   We spend about half of our time on The Journey. Our Journey takes us into northern Uganda, South Sudan, and Kenya. We are currently …

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