Update on John in Katwe

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, how about two pictures in one? Is it worth two thousand words or still just one thousand. For me, this two in one photo is worth two thousand plus! I shared John’s story with you a few weeks back and many of you have responded with questions and prayer so I decided to send this quick update … [Read more...]

Baptism: A New Direction

I find this more than slightly encouraging. I believe you will to. Greetings from Uganda! Back here we are all doing well. Roger and I had safe travels and successful meetings over the Easter weekend with Leaders from the different places of work in Northeast Uganda over the issue of baptism. Leaders from Mbale, Kweni, Sironko, Bulambuli, … [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...]

Her Name Is Hadija

Here is the story of Hadija Zalwango. She is a Manna recipient, thirty-four years old and a single mother of five children. She came to Katwe slum in Kampala twenty years ago from Masaka. Hadija's husband left her due to too many responsibilities with the children. This happened after he took a new wife who had no children. So Hadija had to start a … [Read more...]

3 Reasons That Drive Manna Ministry

In 2016 over 5,000 men, women and children will benefit from Manna Ministry as we disperse more than 265,000 pounds of food in the slums of Kampala and Arua. Vincent has been sharing the stories of some of the Manna recipients with me this week. Stories that have touched my heart in many ways and have caused me to set down and re-think why we do … [Read more...]

2017, 100 + Volunteers for Uganda

I am praying for more than 100 volunteers to travel to Uganda to work with IMFC in 2017, and I would love for you to be one of the 100. Last year, 2015, 92 people came to work alongside us in Uganda. This is the most we have had in our 10 year history. This year will be a few less because I refused to book during and right after the elections in … [Read more...]

John’s Story From Katwe

Muzee and the team, thanks for what you have done for this old Muzee named John. We found John as we were registering people for Manna Ministry. Everyone we talked to in the community was referring us to John telling us that he is the neediest person in the whole village. Indeed he is. John is around 75 years of age. He does not walk. He does not … [Read more...]

One Decision Could Change Your Live Forever

Can one simple decision, one action alter the course of your life forever? Think about it. Your life is made up of thousands and thousands of decisions and is influenced by the numerous decisions others are making daily. How can one decision, big or small, stand up as the one that has altered your life forever? Well, I have found such a decision in … [Read more...]