Remembering Emmanuel

When was Emmanuel born? Christmas day – of course. Maybe we don’t know the exact day of our Lord’s birth, but Emmanuel Namunyu was born on December 25th. And he just recently died. I know many of you have prayed for him and support Emmanuel’s Kids (thousands of AIDS, famine and war orphans in Kenya). I was asked recently to tell more about him so maybe this will help you know him better. Emmanuel was a great husband, father, educator, minister, and so much more. He was named appropriately. When Emmanuel was in our presence, we were reminded that God was with us. He saw the world differently. There was a gleam in his eyes that was absolutely unique. It… Read more »

Thankful

Amy White is a member of the CRF blogging network. She has some wonderful thoughts about thankfulness and appreciation that we’re excited to share with you! — I saw this quote recently and it felt like a punch to the gut: “Someone else is praying for the things you take for granted.” We recently camped and had a water spigot on our camp site.  I think I am ruined for life, but I couldn’t help but think about how we even have access to clean water when we live outside for a few days.  All the while, other people around the world have to walk for four hours one way to find access to dirty and disease-infested water. This is… Read more »