It's the story about Lydia, a grandmother, and Prince, a young orphan boy that she found in the community after his mom died. And there was literally nobody left to care for Prince. He was only a few months old when Lydia took him in. She was a widow, a grandmother of mature age when she took Prince in and he had absolutely no food to share with Prince.
I often wonder, How would I survive? No, no, not just how would I survive. How would I live. How would I dream? How would I be positive, If I had to live in one of these villages.
As you see the maize fields and how desperately people need rain, after they have poured in all of their resources, you feel the despair yourself, but there is such an energy and optimism.
Peter was a hard-working man. He plowed the field, made charcoal and had chickens and looked after his family well. Everything suddenly changed for his wife, Katherine, and their five children in 2015.
This is the last Meanwhile in Africa Audio for 2017. Thank you for listening!
We are concerned for the affluent as we are for the vulnerable. What do we give our children?
Have you experienced brokenness that rips your heart open? When you experience this, you can hold a life in your hands and have hope that their life will be a life well spent.
These people are not bringing amazing skills or bring the right formulas. The just have the right heart and a willingness to go to the places that have a need for hope.
You can't have one with out the other, and think that you'll grow up as a mature follower of Christ
Simple, ordinary people who discovered contentment and the joy of giving - it burns within when you experience that!
George shares his experiences from Germany and Swaziland. "Maybe you are carrying big burdens. Come to me who are weary...and you will find rest."
Sometimes I feel so inadequate and so unequipped to share of the thing I know so well from the last 20 years. We have this light shining in our hearts but we are like fragile clay jars. But in the people to whom I spoke I saw hope - and I realised hope b
Witness was heavy on my heart. Everyday it is a privilege to fight for her and many others.
George shares a compelling story of courage. To bring hope in the places that have no hope.
The moment we went into the first community, everything changed. Church leaders from Australia, USA and Germany united together in Christ.
Its not my favourite because it’s so beautiful But because of whats happening in the middle of Honde Valley.
We chased the neighbours cows out of her fields and she shared the challenges of raising 4 girls in a rural village. She told me with fear and anxiety, just how vulnerable they are...
When people watch us while times are tough it changes peoples lives. The mundane things of life need to be grinder out faithfully. How I work in the valleys being faithful to the people I met in the mountain tops is maturity.
We invited all of the churches from the community and those nearby to come and stay with us in the life centre. At the end of our time we felt we were blessed to have shared this time more than we blessed them.
Abraham carried a burden that no 14-year-old should carry. As he heard the hope of a Father who cares deeply for him, his face began to change.
It's all about love. Why can't I reach deeper and give more? The honest answer is a lack of love.