Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 10, 2018 Today we began the first pastors conference. I didn’t really know what to expect. Boy was I surprised. The village we were hosting the event in was about 20 minutes away from Bugiri. The attendance was less than expected due to severe flooding in the region. The pastor of the church, Pastor Paul, where the event is … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 9, 2018 Today was all about travel once more. We drove from Kampala to Bugiri which is to the west. The trip was 6 people in a van that shouldn’t have 6 people in it. At least, there was air conditioning. Something I had missed very much. The drive took us more than 6 hours through terrible conditions. The … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 8, 2018 This morning we loaded up our luggage, dressed up in our Sunday best, and traveled to Kampala. It was required for me to wear a suit to preach by Steve and Doug. Interestingly, when we arrived at the church, we were the only ones wearing suits. I’m not mad. I was just very hot! The worship was … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 7, 2018 Today we continued building roof trusses. The process was just as painful as yesterday and just as unproductive. Yet, we persevered and completed the trusses. We won’t install them until next weekend. I had a great encounter today. One of the young men who is helping with the construction is a Muslim. His name is Assuman. The … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 6, 2018 There was no time to rest this morning. Doug, a member from our church who is related to Steve, had me out building roof trusses for a new school house. The building will accommodate 2 classrooms for middle school age students. In total, the school has more than 330 students. The material we are working with is … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 5, 2018 Today we traveled to Nakalanda. The path led us through the heart of Entebbe because Steve needed to pick up some supplies including pharmaceuticals for the medical clinic they operate on the compound. Kampala, I learned today, is a city of 3 million people during the day. I’m pretty sure they were all driving on the same … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 3 & 4, 2018: Today was all about travel! We left Missoula at 6:00 this morning which meant we had to be up at 4 a.m. to make the flight. Last night we were still packing the containers that contained supplies for the Christian school until almost 11 p.m. So, we are very tired. Our flight to Salt Lake … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip – Allen and Kristine James

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Pastor Allen James and his wife, Kristine, recently took a mission trip to Uganda. Join us in their adventure of going from a state of just over 1,000,000 people to a city of 3,000,000. There were many lessons, struggles, and blessings along the way. Check our Facebook page or website each day over the next couple of weeks for posts … Read More

I’m Headed to Dallas, Texas

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So, the annual Southern Baptist Convention begins in a couple of weeks. Will you join me in praying that God will have His way in all that we do? If you’ve been keeping up with things in Southern Baptist life, you know we’ll be dealing with many issues that threaten to divide us. For one thing, we need to elect … Read More