For the last few days, God has been speaking to me about surrender and what it actually means to do so. Today I decided to speak about this topic surrender for my devotionals to Romans 12:1.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies [...]
This year for the mission there has been a spiritual theme of unpacking and rebuilding. Today I was led to speak on Nehemiah 4:17-18. It details how the people of Israel rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem together as a team, each looking out for one another. This shows that as [...]
I was inspired by God today through Matthew 10:7-10 where the disciples were instructed to go out and preach the kingdom of God; to heal, cleanse, raise and give, but, taking nothing for their journeys except themselves. It got me thinking about the plans and preparation we carry out in [...]
My third trip to Uganda has already been filled with great experiences and although I’m coming in a new capacity arriving at Entebbe airport, driving up to Gulu and seeing the staff on site makes me feel very much at home.
Even before we’d arrived we had heard about the miracles [...]
Acts 2:46 says: And they continuing daily with one accord in the temple and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart. Unity was so essential for the apostles to carry out their work to spread the gospel. They had had one [...]
I have been in Uganda for two weeks now and just as the rest of the team have arrived from the UK there has been plenty going on personally. As a board member I have been overseeing TEAMS church and the GL12 ministry since January 2015 and that has required [...]
Returning to UK on Wednesday 27th August, stepping back onto British concrete and seeing the familiar sites in Terminal 3, there was no mistake that we were home. After saying our goodbyes we departed to our individual journeys home. Although, we corporately journeyed to Uganda together, individually our life journey [...]
Mission to Uganda August 14
The most common Greek word for self-control (temperance, KJV) is enkrateia - Its root meaning is: power over oneself or self-mastery. Self-control and is also the virtue that holds our appetites in check, controlling our rational will or regulating our conduct without being duly swayed by [...]