Now What, Again

“A short summation of Genesis could be, “Everything was good, beautiful, in fact; then it wasn’t. The rest of the Story is mankind trying to figure out how to live with the hole he ripped in the universe.” Don’t you and I stumble upon that Epic Story in some small-stage of our lives nearly each…

In the News: Make Way Partners Orphans

I receive daily calls and emails from so many of you from around the world who cry with me for the man-made catastrophic storm of South Sudan. The entire staff—and the thousands of women and children we serve—hold onto Hope, which comes through the spirit of your prayers and financial support to keep the work…

Eugenio and Boys Safe in Kenya!

Thank you for your prayers for the orphans and staff at Hope For South Sudan.  We just received word that MWP Sr. Field Coordinator Eugenio Kirima, Moses, and Lokolong made it safely to Nairobi! Please keep praying for Hope for South Sudan as the violence continues around them and for peace throughout South Sudan as the war…

Hope in the War?

“Yes. We are all fine; the mortal shelling and RPGs are horrible but none of us have been injured thus far. The main fighting over the weekend happened some five kilometers out from Hope for South Sudan. Our children are trembling in their classrooms but we are offering prayers of thanksgiving that none of them…

Waiting for Hope

I first met Teresa Uma Daniel eight years ago, as I whacked my way through the wild bush of Eastern Equatoria. We heaved our machetes against the thorny mess towering taller than our heads with all the force we could muster in the 130 degree heat, in hope of marking off the land the government…

The Uniform Does Not Make the Man

There’s a powerful line in the classic movie “The Man in the Iron Mask”: “I wear the mask; the mask does not wear me”. On my recent trip to South Sudan—where storms of bloodshed broke out all around us—I lived both sides of this message as it unfolded through a life-altering experience with two men…