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Home Assignment Schedule – Autumn ’15

Home Assignment is a time when we try to connect with the individuals and churches that are supporting us to be here in Uganda with our sending organisation BMS World Mission. We have more churches and supporters than we can squeeze in, which is a lovely problem to have, so below you will find a plan […]

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Prayer Update for Ebenezer

  We have received further updates from our dear friends in Zimbabwe about the ongoing threat of Shalom farm being taken-over and the subsequent threat to Ebenezer’s existence. Ebenezer and Shalom are wonderful, God-inspired initiatives that we had the pleasure of working with when we were in Zimbabwe. Please read the following updates, and please continue […]

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Merry Christmas from Gulu

Warmest Christmas Greetings from Gulu! It’s 31°C, the sun is shining and it really doesn’t feel as though Christmas is only a few days away! We arrived in Gulu 4 weeks ago, and with the help of our wonderful colleagues, moving in went very smoothly. One of our Ugandan colleagues, Genesis, was an incredible help. […]

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The Road

Last week we visited colleagues who are based in Gulu which, in the course of the coming months, is also where we will be calling home. It would be an exaggeration to say that ‘The Road’ to Gulu is as grim as Cormac McCarthy’s apocalyptic novel, but it certainly isn’t a great deal of fun.   […]

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Connie Joy Johanna

Just a few hours old.   Connie Joy Johanna was born on Wednesday 4 June 2014, at 1:11pm, weighing 4.22kg (9lb 5oz). Both Connie and Lois are doing brilliantly, and are enjoying excellent care whilst Lois has needed extra attention for a few days in Harrogate Hospital before heading home soon. We are so thankful […]

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Jemima

Jemima’s had a tough life. She’s probably only half the age that she looks, and has had more than her fair share of bumps and scrapes. She works for a company in Bulawayo that produces chickens through small-scale, rural farmers, so she spends most of her working week heaving tons of chicken-feed around the bush. […]

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Turning Matabeleland Green

Tomato plants starting to develop.   I was recently asked to write an article for Operation Agri, a charitable trust in the UK who have donated money to Ebenezer. The project Operation Agri has funded is to build a greenhouse site, and the article’s about how much value that will add to the training experience […]

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Big year

It’s now 6 weeks since we arrived back in Zimbabwe; time has really flown. We’ve quickly settled back into life here and are enjoying getting back into the swing of the weekly routine that we had established before our time away in January. One of…

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Back in Bulawayo

2 cars, 2 planes, 2 coaches, 1 train and 60 hours later, we arrived back in Bulawayo after visiting my sister and her family in the States. The journey was a tough one, particularly as I was suffering from a kidney infection, but an awesome pharma…

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Summer Holidays, in January

A news-site’s photo of this weekend’s Beitbridge border queue After our extra month’s stay during December, for which we’re extremely thankful, the decision was made that we would choose to leave Zimbabwe for a short while whilst we continue to aw…