Category Archives: Personal

Tongues Galore

Working in South Sudan is working in a land of many languages.  I live in a guesthouse primarily run by Ugandans who speak a mixture of Luganda, Lusoga, and Swahili.  The guests come from all over the world.  One day … Continue reading

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A Praise in the Middle of Chaos

Living and working in South Sudan is full of paradox.  Like Dickens’ ‘…Two Cities’ it includes the best of times and the worst of times.  The bad is obvious.  Poor country, disease is prevalent, and the rumors of violence are … Continue reading

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Forgiveness in a Far Away Place

Mama Rose, ECS-Rejaf’s Mother’s Union Coordinator has been my closest South Sudanese companion since I’ve been in South Sudan.  She makes it her business to make sure I’m healthy, safe, and taken care of.  However, one day, through my actions … Continue reading

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Sermonette – Idea of Self

This past week I attended a workshop at Emmanuel Christian Training Center in Yei, South Sudan. In attendance were most of the leaders throughout the Diocese of Rejaf, and a few leaders from neighboring dioceses. The workshop purpose was to … Continue reading

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Embarking on a New Journey

Recently, I began a new journey in my life.  Yet, to call it new seems somewhat of a misnomer.  It is a journey to South Sudan, the world’s newest country.  I am starting a new project in an area I’ve … Continue reading

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