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Pictures of Martina’s Home….In Progress!

Shared by Drea Thiele and Cindy May Hi Drea, Martina has a different story to tell in Koch Goma. Every day people come to see whether the house built is really hers, at her advanced age. We are going to … Continue reading

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Martina’s Joy Update

Shared by Cindy May and Andrea Thiele You may remember the earlier post about a widow named Martina. Thanks to your gifts, we have had the privilege of sending $5,000 to begin construction on her home.  This isn’t just a larger … Continue reading

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Faith in Action

Shared by Andrea Thiele I had a SKYPE call from Cyrus 2 days ago. His heart was broken from caring for 10 children from Naykembene. He said that if we were there we would surly cry. He found some kids … Continue reading

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Transformation in Kochgoma- Part 2 of 2

Shared by Cindy May You may have heard Experito mention in the video yesterday the long-range vision for Kochgoma: a complete school kindergarten through high school. We have been praying about and for this school for several years. The nursery … Continue reading

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Transformation in Kochgoma- Part 1 of 2

Shared by Cindy May Frank and I count this man, Pastor Experito, and his family, among our dearest of friends. Immense thanks to Pastor Jonathan Celoria of Palm Vista Church for putting this video together. The children you see in … Continue reading

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Martina’s Joy

Shared by Andrea Thiele, Cindy May & Pastor Experito Bryan and Drea Thiele and a group of three others visited Pastor Experito in Gulu in October.  They asked to meet some of the families who live in Kochgoma, whose children can … Continue reading

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I Get The Best Thank-You Notes!

Shared by Cindy May I receive some of the best thank-you notes! Many Ugandans have a lovely way with words and Fred is no exception.  Fred has helped us with RTP’s sponsored children.  You may recall reading his thank you-note that … Continue reading

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Confessions of My Stubborn Heart

In 1996, Frank and I learned that we could not have biological children. That was the very first of my plans for my life over which I lost control, and it was the first event in a series of events … Continue reading

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Francis Chan and David Platt– Nov 9 or 10–in your living room or your church

http://vimeo.com/5514321

Dubbed by Christianity Today as “the most powerful sermon in the history of the Southern Baptist Pastor’s Convention”

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Christ in the Crisis

Shared by Experito The harvest has not only helped us feed the starving kids around us, but it has also helped us stretch our hands to the nodding disease victims in Kitgum and Lamwo. With the recent challenge of Ebola, taking our attention, we … Continue reading

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A Transformed Life

Shared by Andrea Thiele Maria came into the picture about a year ago when we met her in Uganda. She is part of the Karamojong tribe that lives in Moroto, Uganda. This tribe can be very violent to get what they want … Continue reading

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For the Next Generation

Shared by Jill Florant I was nervous when I stepped out of the van for the first time. Just hearing the words ‘street kids’ made my heart sink and the weather definitely matched the mood. It was as if teardrops … Continue reading

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