As the sun went down, roughly 1,200 children, parents, guardians, and others from surrounding villages trickled in and sat in the white plastic chairs lined up on the field. By the end of the night there were more people than there were chairs, so many stood. With their eyes locked to the screen (well, our version of a screen), our Ugandan friends laughed and cheered for two hours as they watched The Jesus Film.
The Jesus Film is a two-hour docudrama about the life of Christ based on the gospel of Luke and it has been translated into hundreds of languages since its release in 1979.Read the Whole Story
It started with a handful of children, a few. It started with a few because if He can trust us with a few, He can trust us with more, and then someday… perhaps many. Today there is more than a handful. There are 626 children in our Education Sponsorship Outreach.
626 personalities. 626 stories. 626 smiles. 626 cries. 626 learning styles. 626 treasures.Read the Whole Story
Her name is Gorret, and she is a student in our Education Sponsorship Outreach. Around here, she is known for her kindness. She is kind to her friends, her siblings, and to her aunt and uncle who took her in at a young age. She regularly helps take care of her siblings and with chores around the house. Because of this, her family and friends hold her in high regard.Read the Whole Story
As you may already know, Saturdays are big days around here. We gather on Saturdays to worship, have bible study, eat, and play games with all of the children (about 700) in our Education Sponsorship Outreach. A couple of Saturdays ago, our youth pastor taught on a subject that is as vast and deep as the ocean: God’s great love.Read the Whole Story
Makayi is 15 years old and is an avid soccer fan. While he can’t go watch live soccer matches at the stadium, he does listen to games on the radio. Aside from sports, Makayi is very strong in academics. In fact, he scored extremely well on his PLE (Primary Leaving Exam). The best possible score on the exam is 4, the worst possible score is 36. His was 6, putting him near the top of Division 1 which includes scores from 4-12. To put it simply, he is very smart!Read the Whole Story