Pastors in Uganda: Is Willingness to Serve Enough?

When a pastor begins serving a church, he is open-hearted and willing to serve. Then a realization occurs; ministry requires much more than willingness and open-heartedness.

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A Profile of Courage: Pastor Peter Mugabi

Pastoring in Uganda is a big call that God puts on one’s life. It’s a tough calling because many of our churches have quite a number of challenges.

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My People Are Destroyed From Lack of Knowledge

The Pastors Discipleship Network (PDN) is an initiative begun by Leadership Development Program graduate and Moody Bible Institute scholar Richmond Wandera. It exists: “to train and equip local pastors in Africa with basic study tools for accurately interpreting God’s Word through monthly seminars, accountability relationships, and the provision of study resources.”

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One Act To Overwhelm Hopelessness

When the darkness of abject poverty engulfs a place, the devil takes over. But in the middle of desperation, you can intervene. One act, one decision in Jesus’ name, is all it takes to allow hope to overwhelm the darkness. See for yourself. You […]

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Letter Writing Ideas From the Moody Bible Institute Scholars

Four Leadership Development Program graduates now attending Moody Bible Institute share some tips on what you should include in the letters you write to your sponsored children.

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Life After Graduation for the Moody Bible Institute Scholars

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What’s It Like Growing Up in Poverty?

Another clip from our video interview with the Moody Bible Institute scholars. After watching it, will you sponsor a Leadership Development Program student? You can do so by yourself, but you can also do it as a group, with family, friends, co-workers, […]

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Who’s in Charge?

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God’s Agents of Change: Unscripted

In late July we interviewed our Moody Bible Institute scholarship recipients using questions you submitted here. We filmed the interview and will be sharing clips from the session with you over the next few weeks. In this first clip, which is just over […]

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Richmond Wandera: My Best Day in Ministry

Moody Bible Institute scholar Richmond Wandera shares how the telling of his story and one woman’s response to it reminded him that child sponsorship is a part of God’s work.

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Tables Turned: Meeting the Moody Scholars

I don’t know how they do it, but the sponsored children always seem to turn the tables on us. We visit a country to be a blessing to the children, and end up getting blessed as well, maybe more. I have a friend who wrote to her child that she […]

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Tony Beltran Preaching

About two weeks ago all the Moody scholars were in Colorado Springs, in advance of the new academic year at Moody Bible Institute. That was when we got to meet Jimmy Wambua, the newest Moody scholar, for the first time. The four Moody scholars led worship […]

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