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...]

The Acts 11:19 Dream of Disciple making Is Beginning

God continues to bless the work. Manna, Bible Way, Prison Ministry, Sudanese Refugee Ministry and the Discipleship Making Movement (our Acts1119 Project) are all expanding. Here’s a note I received from Deo this week about the Acts1119 Project that describes how this is happening in Northern Uganda and Western Kenya. By the way, if you haven’t read … [Read more...]

Man to Man: How the Gospel Moves

Anytime you hear or read anything from me about IMFC’s Acts 1119 Project or Discipleship Making Movement, this story that Deo sent me is what I am referencing. The story of Micheal, Samuel, Reuben and Rashid has increased my passion and commitment to share the gospel! Years back Jimmy and I met Micheal in the slums of Kamwokya after a Manna … [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...]

The Prodigal Son Returns

His dad sat before us and shared how he had been worried about his son, his first born son who had left home to live in Lira then Kampala. He was concerned that he had fallen in with the wrong crowd and was in a bad way. Now, he was excited to have him home and to meet the people that Ben had said helped him. Being a Father myself, I could relate … [Read more...]

I Love Volunteers!

Many volunteers come to work alongside us in Uganda. Here is a video that one volunteer, Billy, from Atlanta, Georgia made of his trip to Uganda this February, 2014. I love it! Hey, Billy, great job in Uganda and a great job on the video! IMFC Uganda Mission Trip 2014 from Billy Madden on Vimeo. Maybe you should come to Uganda to work with … [Read more...]

Looking Forward Into 2014!

New Year. Same God. Same Job. Same Message. Bigger Dreams. One old man who got baptized told us how he has completely stopped smoking and drinking alcohol. He burned a hip of tobacco he had stored. He is now preaching to his fellow men. Some of the boys who got baptized recently testified to us how they have been thieves, drunkards, smokers, … [Read more...]

Where Is A Policeman When You Need One?

Sometimes it pays to know a policeman! Even in Kampala, Uganda! Without Emanuel, a policeman in Kampala, Uganda, working beside us with his badge, we would have had our taxis impounded and been stranded in the slum. Here’s the story. A law was passed in Uganda in late Spring that required all Taxis owners to pay a new tax to the government. The … [Read more...]