Tag Archives: Poverty

Three Theological Reflections After Uganda

I went to Uganda with two objectives. First, to engage and learn from the people there. I wanted to meet them, be exposed to their culture, and generally expand my knowledge of people who are far away and very different … Continue reading

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Uganda Theological Reflection #2: Love, Sheep, and Uganda

When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as … Continue reading

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Uganda Theological Reflection #1: What is Success?

Success and “Development” Our first week in Uganda, while staying at Uganda Christian University, we attended a symposium on development. As I shared in that day’s journal post, Ugandans are heavily invested in “development.” By this they mean, in my … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 8 – Water, Water Everywhere

Location: Mbale and Kapchorwa, Uganda Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Living Water We started the day (after our classic breakfast at the guest house, of course) at the JENGA office, next door to the guest house, in prayer and praise. It was … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 6 – A Day of Rest

Location: Mbale, Uganda Monday, May 22, 2017 Dodged a Mountain Climbing Bullet The team went hiking up the mountain today. It’s the 17th largest mountain range in Africa, the 2nd largest in Uganda. One of our local friends swore it … Continue reading

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Remember the poor, and honor God

Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors Him. (Proverbs 14:31) Jesus said there will always be those who are poor (Matthew 26:11). He insisted that we should invite the poor to our … Continue reading

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Rise and Walk

Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. And a man lame from birth was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple that is called … Continue reading

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