Lydia: From Prostitution to Christ

Vincent sent me the story of Lydia along with others from Manna Ministry, but her story has touched my heart uniquely. As I was visiting Manna recipients with Alex, we visited Lydia Longok. She is 26 years old and mother of 5 children. Lydia’s family comes from Moroto in Karamojong, but she was born here in Kampala. Lydia lost all … [Read more...]

Collins

Collins story sums up why we started and eleven years later still run Manna Ministry. Here is Collins story. This is Collins. He is 59 years of age. He was in Manna Ministry from August 2016 to January 2017. He has a wife, 10 children and 7 grandchildren. 4 live with him now. Collins has been living in Soweto for the past 15 years. Before … [Read more...]

Life. Purpose. Hope. Easter!

Pam and I wish you and your family a very, very happy and blessed Easter as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ this weekend. Three words come to my mind as I head into the Easter weekend: Life, Purpose and Hope. Life. Easter is the celebration of life. Jesus Christ arose from the dead and life reigns. Sin has … [Read more...]

Runners. Messengers. Heroes.

Acts 11:19–24 19 Those who had been scattered as a result of the persecution that started because of Stephen made their way as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the message to no one except Jews. 20 But there were some of them, Cypriot and Cyrenian men, who came to Antioch and began speaking to the Hellenists, proclaiming the good … [Read more...]

Why Kenya?

In January, IMFC officially launched its work in Kenya by starting the process of becoming registered as an NGO with the Kenyan government. Work has been going on for just over a year in the capital city of Nairobi and for between two and three years in the Western side of Kenya. How did this work in Kenya begin? It begin though Kenyans who … [Read more...]

2017…A Year of Expansion

2017... Sunday, January 8, I leave for Uganda barring a big snow fall that closes the airport or the roads. Three groups of volunteers will be traveling to meet me in the months of January and February. One comes from Illinois and two from Alabama with a couple of people sprinkled in from other places. We will be working in the Kampala and Mbale … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas!!!

Pam and I want to wish all of you a wonderful Christmas and a tremendous New Year on behalf of ourselves, the IMFC Board and the IMFC team members in Uganda and Kenya. Have fun. Enjoy your family and friends. Worship your Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Don't eat too much. Jimmy … [Read more...]

Impacting Women’s Lives In The Slums of Kampala And Beyond

Maama Kits and re-usable sanitary pads for women, two new ministries not on our radar last December that are working alongside Manna Ministry to help the people in the slums of Kampala. Here is a quick update from Vincent who leads our work in Kampala. Maama Kits We are very glad and thankful to God and to the people who support the Maama Kit … [Read more...]