Saturday, September 01, 2007

Kawempe





MANNA MINISTRY CONDUCTED A CRISIS FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN AN AREA NORTH OF KAMPALA CALLED KAWEMPE LAST FRIDAY, AUGUST 24. SEVERAL PEOPLE ASK IF SOME PASTORS WOULD COME OUT AND TEACH THEM ABOUT JESUS, SO TODAY, SEPTEMBER 1 MY TEAM LEADER DANNY HOOD AND I DROVE OUT THERE AND JOINED OUR GROUP OF UGANDAN PASTORS TO ENCOURAGE, TEACH, AND EVENGELIZE. THIS AREA OF THE CITY IS HEAVILY MUSLIM AND LOADED WITH PROSTITUTION, BUT WITH GOD, ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE. WE HAD AN EXCELLENT DAY, WITH AT LEAST 21 PEOPLE ASKING JESUS INTO THEIR HEARTS. DANNY, DOUGLAS, AND I WENT FOR A WALK THROUGH THE COMMUNITY AND WERE LED TO A HOUSE WHERE 5 MUSLIM MEN WERE STANDING, WE ALL GREETED THEM IN LUGANDA, AND WERE INVITED INTO THE HOUSE. UPON ENTERING, WE WERE GREETED BY AN OLDER MAN IN A TURBAN. WE WERE IN THE HOUSE OF THE LOCAL SHIEK!! THE FIVE MEN WERE HIS ENTOURAGE/BODYGUARDS. WE ALL GREETED ONE ANOTHER AND THEN THEY STARTED TO PRAY, SO, WE STARTED TO PRAY TO THE ONE AND ONLY TRUE GOD, THAT THE DARKNESS AND EVIL OF ISLAM WOULD FLEE FROM THESE MEN, THIS HOUSE, AND THIS COMMUNITY. AT THIS POINT, DANNY GAVE THEM A GOSPEL TRACT THAT EXPLAINS WHO JESUS IS ACCORDING TO THE KORAN, AND ASKED IF WE COULD COME BACK IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS AND TALK ABOUT IT. I BELIEVE THAT THIS WAS A DIVINE APPOINTMENT, WE WILL SOON FIND OUT IF A DOOR WAS OPENED OR IF IT HAS BEEN SHUT, BUT I THINK THAT IT WAS OPENED WIDE, AND A GREAT MOVEMENT WILL TAKE PLACE HERE IN KAWEMPE

5 comments:

rene' said...

Wow what a story! At first I was thinking that you all must have been a little afraid when you went into that sheik's home, especially with body guards there and with how violent the muslims can be. But then I was reminded that in Isaiah ( and many other places as well) 43:5 we are told: "Do not be afriad for I AM with you." With a promise like that from the great and true I AM, you do not need to fear, for He has prepared a way for you. We pray for you daily and we love you always!

Melida said...

God truly is amazing!!! How awesome and exciting must that have been! I got cold chills reading about it!

Melida said...

Andy, the picture of you and those 2 little boys is priceless!

Anonymous said...

Praying for the Muslim people of Kawempe that they will come to know the love of Christ through your service!
Love and miss you all.
Liz
SHBC

rene' said...

So - what is a typical day like for you all there? Or, is there any such thing as a typical day?