Hunting Bibles in Uganda – Part 2

“Web-ani-njo” ….. is basically the only word I could master in Uganda.  It’s part of the Luganda language used in Kampala.  It means anything between …. ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ or at least for me it did.  It got me far enough to travel through the busy digested traffic nightmare that was laying ahead.  The […]

February 11th, 2015|Being Church, Bibles|

Hunting Bibles on the streets of Kampala, Uganda! – Part 1

  Once a country ruled by the fierce  and fearful dictator Idi Amin Dada – now a bustling country open for all!   Amin’s rule     was characterized by human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extrajudicial killings, nepotism,     corruption, and gross economic mismanagement. The number of people killed as a result of his […]

February 9th, 2015|Being Church, Bibles, Culture, Outreach|

Malawi: translator collapses-paralysed

On my recent visit to Malawi, Herbie Venter introduced me to the most remarkable 3 men I have ever met this side of  Zambezi river. It didn’t take long to hear amazing stories on how God was working in Malawi. This story just blew me away:

Bishop Harvey Chabinga walks hastily from his office towards his […]

December 13th, 2014|Bibles, Leadership, Life Stories|

Unspeakable Bible JOY!

December 5th, 2014|Bibles|

I’m an early morning – traveling man!

“I’m an early morning traveling man”, I say to the frowning look of a Zimbabwean police official after  – I stopped counting – police blockade. We are usually on the road by 04:00 AM – fresh air, rising sun ….. feeling good until an early roadblock and flashing lights brings the early day to a […]

November 19th, 2014|Bibles, Outreach, People, Travels|

Making a Difference!

We often get the opportunity to meet extraordinary men and women in the bush.   People going beyond the call of duty.  Men and women who serve and care although they have not been asked to do so.  They are not being payed … they are never covered by a headline story …. they simply […]

April 9th, 2014|Being Church, Bibles, Life Stories, Literacy, People|

21st Century: Church-Planting RIP?

What does church planting look like in the 21st century in the African context?  Is the goal to plant more churches or is to plant new kinds of churches?  We already know that church planting isn’t just about numbers – it’s about the deep renewal of the church and the development of new ways of […]

February 11th, 2014|Aviation, Being Church, Bibles, Outreach|

LOCK and LOAD: Love & Laughter

Packed to capacity!  It was a 40 degree Celsius day … but they came in huge numbers to LOVE and LAUGH with us!Everybody has them.  Governments love them.  Even semi-state owned conglomerates spend million on them. Companies adore them.  City councils do them in private.  And you have them too.  And believe it or not I […]

November 28th, 2013|Bibles, Children, Literacy, Schools|

Moments of Hope – Part 1

I love traveling and I love the phenomenal variations of cultures I am introduced to quite regularly.  Lao Tzu writes:  ” A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”  So I reckon the journey of a 1000 miles must start with a small step.I love traveling early in the morning […]

June 18th, 2013|Bibles, Leadership, MP3 Bibles, Outreach, Travels, Womens Ministry|

‘U2’ in the bush!

I love U2 for several reasons.  Life changers – reconciliation movers – justice believers – Kingdom shakers – God lovers – literacy liberators – world conquerers – ….. ok you get my heart.  By now you would know that I’m speaking of the many pastors in Mozambique (and Africa) who loves the BIBLE and wants to see […]

May 22nd, 2013|Bibles, Outreach|