Tag Archives: Genocide

June 22 – Our Response to False Accusations

Esther 6-8 Acts 6 “But the Spirit was helping him to speak with wisdom, and his words were so strong that they could not argue with him. So they secretly urged some men to say, ‘We heard Stephen speak against … Continue reading

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June 24 – God Rules

Mark 7:1-13; 2 Samuel 17; Daniel 11:1-19 Rwanda is a beautiful country. In spite of high unemployment the people work together to support each other. They are industrious, and can be seen on the roads at all hours of the … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip -Day 10

Wednesday, June 21 We picked up John Africa early today and went to a private Primary school. I had the chance to observe a math class with Bunmi. The students learned about triangles. Without books to use, the teachers there … Continue reading

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Rwanda 2017 – Day 2 

Tuesday, June 13 I was awake early. Coffee hadn’t been made yet. The Sun wasn’t even beginning to color the sky. The person who sets up in the morning made a special trip to get me hot water so I … Continue reading

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April 22 – Hard to Reconcile

Acts 9:1-25; Joshua 3:1-5:1; Job 22 In April of 1994 one of the most horrific modern examples of genocide began in Rwanda. During a 100 day period members of the Hutu tribe systematically killed members of the Tutsi tribe, or … Continue reading

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July 25 – Satisfaction

Psalm 55:16-23; Esther 5:1-14; Colossians 2:16—3:1 I can’t get no satisfaction. Ok, I know that’s bad grammar, double negatives and all, but, tell me you didn’t start singing that line if you’re of my generation. For those of you who … Continue reading

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July 23 – This Time, This Place – God’s Will

Psalm 138; Esther 4:1-17; Luke 8:22-25 You’ve seen this scene in a movie or a TV show at one time or another. The detectives are grilling the suspect. They know he isn’t the main guy, but he knows the plans … Continue reading

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June 20 – Diamonds in the Rough

He was the roughest of the rough. They had sent him out of the city into the area where they buried their dead. They tried to chain him and keep him away from “normal, decent” people. But then, a miracle … Continue reading

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August 5 – The Power of Reconciliation

2 Corinthians 5:11-6:13; 2 Kings 18; Micah 7 Reconciliation is a powerful concept. While I have always known that, seeing how reconciliation has changed a country has given me a deeper understanding of reconciliation. Twenty years ago in Rwanda, people … Continue reading

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Rwanda – Day 4

Today was an early wake up day becaus we had to get on the road early,. Kageyo is a long way away! Even though we were serving all of the kids lunch today we made our own lunches. They weren’t … Continue reading

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