joining the dots

I'm sorry, I haven't blogged for a long time. I hope to start again very soon, but until then, enjoy the archives!

The adolescence of a little bit of HOPE

It’s barely been half a year since the work of a little bit of HOPE got underway. We had been extremely encouraged by all the communication we were getting over … Continue reading

07/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Why Ugandans need facebook

Hannah’s written a post, which means there will be a spike in traffic to my blog! It is well known that most African cultures are based on the social and … Continue reading

20/06/2012 · Leave a comment

How much confidence do you have in the gospel? (Part 2, Knowledge of the gospel: Is your gospel too small?)

You may like to read part 1, the introduction, first! In Uganda, I was preaching at a church planting ‘crusade’ in a village called Senda. After my talk, people were … Continue reading

15/05/2012 · 2 Comments

KONY 2012 Part 2 “Beyond Famous” is better by far

KONY 2012 was a viral sensation. Its rise to fame was phenomenal, but then there was the backlash. A whole host of questions were asked about the organisation (Invisible Children) … Continue reading

05/04/2012 · 2 Comments

Learning about education

{a blog post by Hannah} The last few weeks have been crazy, manic, busy and wonderful! So much has happened that it would be impossible to talk about it all. … Continue reading

29/08/2011 · Leave a comment

Clouds and sunshine: Reflections on the funeral of a seven year old

Last week I attended a funeral of a seven year old boy called Livingstone. He was the son of a Pastor, from one of the rural churches I’ve been working … Continue reading

23/08/2011 · Leave a comment

Loud and distorted: The day I almost resigned from Christianity (again)

N.B. This is the fourth, and final post in a series of blogs reflecting on, and evaluating, a Ugandan Pentecostal ‘crusade’. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) If I’m honest … Continue reading

30/07/2011 · Leave a comment

Loud and distorted: The danger of born-again Christianity

N.B. This is the third in a series of blog posts reflecting on, and evaluating, a Ugandan Pentecostal ‘crusade’. (Part 1, Part 2) I had preached my first ‘open-air-evangelistic-sermon’, there … Continue reading

28/07/2011 · 1 Comment

Loud and distorted: the rights and wrongs of cultural sensitivity

N.B. This is the second in a series of posts. Make sure you read ‘the prelude’ first. Sunday lunchtime we sat eating a feast, while 50 hungry looking people looked … Continue reading

27/07/2011 · 2 Comments

Loud and distorted: the prelude

Yesterday afternoon, along with the Senior Pastor, I waded waist-deep into stagnant water. While in the water, which was surprisingly cold, I had the privilege of baptising about 30 people. … Continue reading

25/07/2011 · 4 Comments

The inequality gap – helping to start it younger?

Occasionally I lay awake at night wondering if I’m ‘doing any good’ here in Uganda. I sometime wake up in the morning thinking I might be doing more harm than good. … Continue reading

14/07/2011 · 1 Comment

Round peg, round hole

Those who know me will realise that over the past few years I’ve been like a round peg in a square hole. That’s not to say that I haven’t been … Continue reading

29/01/2011 · Leave a comment

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