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...]

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...]

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...]

Cornelius, A Karamojong Changed By The Simple Gospel of Christ

. His name is Cornelius and God has changed his life. Cornelius is a Karamojong from Moroto, Uganda. He was a fighter, thief and murderer until God changed him. Cornelius' life is a living testimony to the power of the simple Gospel of Jesus Christ. Without the flashing lights, loud music, slick video and fancy buildings found in many churches … [Read more...]

Now Easter Is Under Attack!

Happy Easter from me AND the entire IMFC board and team in Uganda! I love Easter and without a doubt it is my favorite holiday. My entire life and ministry has meaning because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and I love to celebrate it on Easter. This Sunday I pray you will celebrate LIFE! Celebrate HOPE! Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus … [Read more...]

Stephen – Short NOT Small

Stephen is a big man for Jesus Christ living in the slum Kimombasa of Kampala, Uganda. He is under five feet tall with a hunch back. He is supporting a family of six. He is poor and is currently receive aid through Manna Ministry. But he a committed follower of Jesus Christ and is a leader of one of the house churches. Hear his story. I love this … [Read more...]