Forge 2017 – Team 2 Stories

The upside down kingdom

We arrived back from our team overnight trip refreshed and ready to go. We had a great, relaxing time – although we did manage to burn our food, forgetting how quickly food cooks on a gas stove! We are now back to the world of......

You Say Goodbye , I Say Hello

We said goodbye to our All Nations visitors, Bron and Shane this week… although they nearly didn’t escape due to our driveway being turned into a work site, a lack of petrol and a flat battery! It was actually Shane’s second narrow escape after being......

Sweet Encouragement

We were blessed to have our pastoral visit from All Nations this week. Our sugar intake has rocketed as we’ve been treated to Smores, Dairy Milk, banana chips… as well as being subjected to silver fish! We have also had a great time of encouragement......

Half-way Hallmarks

Week 5 will be remembered as the week that Morgan ate ants – twice! Firstly in her biltong, and secondly in her oats. It’s a sore subject… In other wildlife news, Sandra discovered the rat in the toilet and we are hastily renaming ‘the cockroach......

Single Stories

We have hit the 4 week mark! We had a visit from the long term All Nations worker, John, this week which was a good time of encouragement for us all. This week has had a slower pace with the village being busy preparing for......

I can see clearly now..

Yesterday was an exciting day. Our water tap was finally fixed in our yard! Water, whenever you need it, from a tap! Washing our hands under it is our new favourite activity… This week we also branched out from rice and beans and learned how......

An unusual invitation

It’s been a week of ups and downs as our translators have taken sick with malaria and we also suffered health wise. But we have met some lovely people, and feel like we have started to get to know the community. We have settled into......

Hi from central Africa

We have settled into life here in Uganda. We were warmly welcomed by *John, our host  here, and we stayed at his house for the first two nights. His house was a hub of activity as a stream of people happened to visit the same......

Ready to Go

The team left this afternoon on their two and a half month adventure.  It will be a time of taking risks and of stepping outside their comfort zone. They will have many opportunities to learn, to serve and to grow....