D.R. Congo: ex-boy soldiers

Another iPhone crisis day with no power till tonight. Easier start to the leaders conference today, much more engaged. Some classic pieces of drama from the team, and I even got a laugh from a joke about a mosquito […]

D.R. Congo: Not like British Drizzle!

It’s raining, and it’s not like British drizzle! We are very close to the equator here in Congo and there are frequent tropical rainstorms. The city is quite high and situated on several hills. The dirt roads become rivers […]

D.R. Congo: ‘Hallelu, Hallelu, Bwana Asifiwe’

Team visited PSM http://passionforsoulsmission.com/ this morning, including a clinic where they send their rape victims who need medical attention. It is also a centre where they teach cooking and weaving to the women – Many of them walk 3 […]

D.R. Congo: Amazing favour!

We had an amazing time at the Mayor’s office this morning. The mayor, his deputy and his 80-100 of his staff from round the city came together to allow us to teach them in the open air about godly […]

How unspiritual!

How unspiritual!

How unspiritual! Having woken early on Sunday morning, I was up at some ungodly hour reviewing my goals for this year. I realised that whilst I had plenty of work and other personal goals, I surprisingly didn’t have any […]

One size doesn’t fit all (What I learned from G12 part. 2) L060

G12 is a type of cell church that originated in Bogota, Columbia. In it everyone is discipled in the context of a single sex cell by their cell leader. They are also trained and supported to open their own […]

Tintin got there before me

Tintin got there before me

Yes there is a Tintin book called ‘Tintin in the Congo’! It was one of his earliest adventures, written in the 1930s with stories of hunting down wild game as well as criminals. I hope to avoid both those […]

Leadership thrives on a working model (What I learned from G12 part. 1) L059

G12 is a type of cell church that originated in Bogota Columbia. In it everyone is discipled in the context of a single sex cell by their cell leader. They are also trained and supported to open their own […]

Falling apart

Falling apart

Neck pain last week, low back pain and a heavy cold the last few days, physio on my shoulder today, arthrogram on my hip tomorrow. What is going on – I’m falling apart! Today’s Frontline Bible reading includes Isaiah […]

Leading in the darkness L058

In these days of GPS on mobile phones and Sat Nav in our cars there is rarely an excuse for getting lost. Jenny and I make regular trips to Jersey to work with the fabulous Freedom Church there. Whenever […]