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Mar
30

With the help of Canadian mentor, ball hockey breaks ground in Uganda

Ball Hockey team during training at the Uganda Christian University sports field By Maxy Abenaitwe Africans take pride in their cultural roots. For Ugandan Amon Matthew, the curiosity for other cultures has always been equally as strong. That inquisitiveness found an eight-year-old Matthew playing ball hockey, a sport more common to Canada.  He played it […]

Mar
30

What Sidewalk Counseling Showed Me About the Abortion “Debate”

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.”- Ephesians 6:12 Early on a misty Saturday morning in September 2015, I found myself on the sidewalk outside the only abortion […]

Mar
26

COVID-19: Update on Missionaries and SAMS Response

The SAMS home office is complying with government directives to help public health efforts. Though our staff is dispersed, we continue to minister at full capacity focusing on our mission and supporting your missionaries around the globe. Standard contact methods are still available. Dear friends in Christ, As the global threat from COVID-19 spreads, SAMS […]

Mar
26

Corona impacts

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Mar
24

A New Baby Update

This is an update with some really good news about our family, and some complicated news for our ministry due to COVID-19 in Belize (but let’s be clear at the outset, there’s no reason to panic!). Mary Beth and I found out a short while ago that we are expecting our second child in late […]

Mar
23

UCU Shepherds gain notoriety in rugby world

Shepherd Alumni before a national game (NOTE: Across the United States, March Madness refers to National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball competitions – a month when university rivalries are at their peak. While March Madness was cancelled due to the Coronavirus in 2020, these Uganda Christian University sports stories are offered in honor of what was […]

Mar
23

Take Action – Loving Life in the Time of Coronavirus

Each month we will offer a list of action ideas so you can defend, honor, and celebrate Life in your churches and communities on our Take Action page. This month, we are looking serving life during the Coronavirus outbreak. The outbreak of Covid-19, or Coronavirus, means we are living in unprecedented times here in the United […]

Mar
20

COVID-19 Call to Prayer for Mission & Missionaries

A special message and extraordinary entreaty for prayer from Stewart Wicker, SAMS Mission Director: “Keep your eyes fixed upon Jesus,” prayed Seth, after he shared with me the story of Peter walking on the water toward the Lord. As the waves of pandemic are raging across the world, my friend Seth and I prayed together […]

Mar
20

Detours and Swinging Doors

Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash 6 Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. 7 When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow […]

Mar
20

Not how we wanted to end

This week we had to make the hard decision to suspend our year with Fellows Nate and Christian. We had so much left to do, so much more to process, and so much more to say to each other. Two weeks ago Christian, Nate and I embarked for 10 days on the road. We visited […]

Mar
20

Ugandan quarantine

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Mar
18

Navigating the Coronavirus as a CCW

by an anonymous AFM Cross-Cultural Worker // As concern over the coronavirus has grown in our adopted country, my husband and I decided to keep our previously-scheduled plans to celebrate our wedding anniversary in a nearby country where our daughter, son-in-law, and 9 month-old grandchild live. Travel from our remote location (in our country of […]

Mar
17

Ugandan football (ah, soccer) continues to soar for girls

Akao (in yellow, center) poses with her teammates (Photo by Andrew Bugembe) (NOTE: Across the United States, March Madness refers to National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball competitions in a month when university rivalries are at their peak. In honor of the “madness” of watching American basketball in March 2020 and in collaboration with the Uganda […]

Mar
16

Bookends of Life

May the words of my lips and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt of the sermon given by Bishop Charles Masters at the AFL Prayer & Worship Service that took place at The Falls Church Anglican […]

Mar
15

AFM’s Response to COVID-19

In light of the global pandemic COVID-19, AFM is taking the following measures to ensure the safety of our volunteers, staff, and CCWs. Effective immediately, all in-person gatherings for AFM such as our prayer meetings, Board of Directors meetings, and any other planned gatherings will be held virtually. Additionally, we are in contact with each […]

Mar
10

Sexual Assault Awareness: Reality & Prevention

With Sexual Assault so much in the news (and next month being Sexual Assault Awareness Month!), it can only benefit students to be aware of the growing crisis, especially on college campuses, and how to prevent it happening to them.  It can have lasting psychological and physical effects on victims, their family, friends and communities. That’s why […]

Mar
09

Netball – Game of speed, height, discipline

UCU Journalism Student and Netball Player, Hanisha Muhammed (NOTE: Across the United States, March Madness refers to National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball competitions – a month when university rivalries are at their peak. In honor of the “madness” of watching American basketball in March 2020 and in collaboration with the Uganda Christian University student newspaper, […]

Mar
03

Shorter-than-normal Ugandan basketball player uses ‘brain’ to excel

Fayed Baale celebrates after winning game 6 of the finals of the National Basketball League (NBL) (NOTE: Across the United States, March Madness refers to National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball competitions – a month when university rivalries are at their peak. In honor of the “madness” of watching American basketball in March 2020 and in […]

Mar
02

Testifying to the Truth: Congressional Hearing, Women’s Health, & Abortion

I was looking forward to quietly settling back into a normal schedule after the January events and catching up with phone calls, meetings, and the regular business of serving the Church for Life.  But the Lord had other plans for me! When my friends at the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List asked me to testify […]

Feb
28

Preparing for the field: Global Teams training

Catalyst training in February 2020 in Chiapas, Mexico Global Teams offers a two-step missionary training program. Horizons, an intensive, two-week orientation and basic training conference, is a required event for all Global Teams applicants, but is also open to anyone seeking to discern a possible future call. Participants gain practical tools for ministry and a […]