Stories

WE, Being the Church

Posted by Bob Fox on

I visited Disneyworld in Orlando this summer. It stirred up memories of my first visit to Disneyland in California when I was 11. I was fishing on Tom Sawyer Island with friends from church because all it cost was a “B” ticket (tickets were how D’land worked back...

Hiding Is Easy

Posted by Brady Daniels on

I think it’s safe to say most of us have found ourselves in very serious and intense games of hide and seek at least once in our life. If you haven’t, then you are missing out. You close your eyes and count to ten, which sparks energetic pitter patter of little feet running away...

God Is With Us

Posted by Sarah Fox on

We all seem to have our hearts set on what is comfortable. Unless we are exercising, very rarely do we choose to do the difficult thing. I am no different; I want yoga pants. I want to avoid a difficult conversation with my husband. I pursue “comfy.” We moved to Uganda because we...

Calling On God

Posted by Jessica Garcia on

"What is it like to talk to God about that?" she asked. My mind drew a blank. I re-played the words in my mind trying to understand the question. I had never been asked something like that before. As my mentor, I expected her to say something like: "How much have you been reading your Bible...

Bibi

Posted by Hallie Carl on

Bibi Rojas Nunez is a bright young woman with an enormous heart for God. I was fortunate enough to have met my new friend in Mexico by being on a team to build her a new home. My first interaction with Bibi after meeting her was when I picked up some wood to transport it to a different area...

Through Us

Posted by Bob Fox on

I have been thinking of one particular thing that Jesus told His disciples just hours before He died. It has really huge implications about how God has been working in the world since Jesus died. Here’s what Jesus told His disciples, “It is to your advantage that I go away&rdquo...

Bloom

Posted by Nancy Braun on

I am 60-something years old and while I don't remember half of what I need to, what I do remember is when as a new mom, I moved from California to Tucson and began attending a Women's Bible study that changed my life. My leader was a 60-something godly woman who led us through a study in Exodus...

I Must Learn

Posted by Kyle Fox on

Here is a question I like to ask my friends here in Uganda: If you could change one perception about the western world’s view of Uganda, what would it be? The answer generally goes something like this – people try to solve our problems that are on the surface (poverty, hunger...