3 Things I Ask You To Pray For

On Saturday, May 27, Pam and I are leaving for Uganda. We will leave from Atlanta with a student from Shorter University in Rome, Georgia, Mary, who will be with us all summer, then we will meet up with a team of volunteers from Illinois in the Amsterdam Airport and later receive a second team of volunteers that comes from Alabama and Georgia in … [Read more...]

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

December 1! Christmas is just a blink of the eye away, 2016 is almost history and 2017 is taking center stage in planning. I want to thank you for your financial gifts and prayers this year. Here's a snapshot of what has happened: The work with Manna Ministry doubled in the slums of Kampala and has reached beyond the slums of Kampala to the … [Read more...]

Baptism: An Essential Change

Sometimes you must make a U-turn. Very seldom do you want to make this change in direction, but if you want to reach your destination, you know you must. IMFC is having to make a U-turn with the way we do baptisms. Now what we are doing is working if you only consider numbers and not future vision. In 2013, we baptized about 1300; in 2014, we … [Read more...]

They Ran With The Message

Who they were I don’t know. I don’t know their names, occupations or backgrounds. All I know is that they were followers of Jesus who were persecuted and suffering for their faith in him and were religious refugees. I know they had no money, no jobs, no supporting agencies, no Bibles, no discipleship books, no choirs, no Sunday School, no religious … [Read more...]

This Is What We Do!

This week I had to fill out a form for a church that required me to think through what IMFC does and write it down. It was time consuming and a little painful, but very helpful. I remembered why IMFC existed and why I have worked for them the past 10 year. So, I thought I would share it with you. Just a reminder of why you pray for us and why some … [Read more...]

Hell Is No More

The name of the bar was Hell. It was no more than a 6x10 room with no lights or water. The walls of Hell were lettered with the names of its members in orange and were lined with chairs where the gang members sat as they drank and smoked drugs. More than 40 people called Hell their bar. Fights often broke out and the members who misbehaved were … [Read more...]

No Longer A Thief

I meet a young when I was Kampala in October that really challenged me. His name is Faisal. I have wanted to share his story but for some reason have not until now. Faisal is a testimony to the grace of God and I hope that after reading his story you will join me in praying for him. Faisal strips me of all my excuses! I’m not old enough. I’m … [Read more...]

Simple Church In Kamwokya Slum

Three young men were from Arua. One was a security guard. Two were students. One was studying to be a lab technician. Three young women were from Gulu. Don’t know anything about them except they are from a part of Uganda affected be the LRA. One young lady was from Kitgum. Kitgum is in the far Northern regions of Uganda. One young lady was … [Read more...]