02.23.15 No Comments
Good morning! I (Julie) thought I would take the opportunity to send out an update today. Kristopher and I along with our kids left 52 days ago to head to Gulu, Uganda. We are unable to adequately express how grateful we are to our God for allowing us to serve His Kingdom here among these people. We are great sinners in daily need of a great Savior and praise God that He has chosen us to be here for this time. There is such freedom in Christ and such a peace in living here and serving our Creator. Our prayer remains that the name of Jesus will be heard daily and that God would continue to draw the Acholi people unto Himself.
As a family we are doing really well. Our kids have adjusted amazingly well and we know that this is largely due to so many of you praying…
07.14.14 No Comments
I am Royce Watkins, the new President of Four Corners Ministries. My wife, Sandra, and I spent about 16 months over the last two years serving at Abaana’s Hope in Northern Uganda. I have not had the privilege of meeting most of the people receiving this E-blast. We had a small number of family and friends who received our monthly updates while we were in Uganda. These monthly updates are posted on Four Corners Ministries’ website and will tell you something about us as we served the wonderful Acholi people and ministered to our missionaries while there. I had to return home in early March to have back surgery. It is a long healing process with an uncertain conclusion. Sandra returned home in April and the Board of Directors asked us to pray about filling the role of President/CEO of Four Corners Ministries since our return to Uganda was uncertain. …Read More
01.19.14 No Comments
Friends, we wanted to share some thoughts from one of our board members, John Triplett, from a recent trip to Abaana’s Hope this past September. John has traveled several times with Four Corners both to Uganda and South Sudan and has used his gifts in teaching to help grow the church both here and there.
In September a group from Atlanta visited Four Corners Ministries’ Abaana’s Hope in Northern Uganda specifically to provide medical assistance to the natives of that region and community, as well as sow the Gospel of Jesus Christ, disciple new Christ Followers, and see firsthand how God is blessing this effort that so many have prayed for and about, as well as supported with their resources.
As part of this team and the opportunity we had to serve, little did I realize there was something even greater in store for me. It all started with a…
03.22.13 No Comments
We had another amazing clinic day today in Lanyi! Everyone’s prayers for our strength were answered. We even had some rain and cooler temperatures, which was wonderful for everyone! We saw 240 patients in Lanyi and 45 just now in Mundri with the South Sudan partner’s staff and family members, so 285 people total. Praise God! We rehydrated 2 babies until they were well again and distributed a lot of ibuprofen for many people who had pain and fever.
All members of the team are doing well, tired but not exhausted. We all got our second wind today and energy to serve more, thanks to your prayers and to the Lord. Wonderful weather, beautiful views and delicious meal after the rain showers tonight has everyone’s spirits high. Dr. Brobst led a great team devotional on Psalm 23 this morning.
Our MAF flight is at 10:30 tomorrow morning.…
03.21.13 No Comments
We had a great day today. We saw 230 people in the clinic in Wiroh. We treated a lot of giardia and had just enough Coartem to treat malaria patients to the exact number. God is good! We also performed several ear irrigations and an oral rehydration. Jeremy saw 160 people for glasses. Several people besides Jon have gotten to share the story book of the Gospel and more Bibles were given out to interested people. Kids are loving the soccer balls we gave them to play with.
Everyone on the team is doing well! We are enjoying rice, beans, bread and cabbage for dinner and watching a pretty sunset tonight. Great team devotional and worship singing is giving us all encouragement, strength and peace. God has not only sustained us and met our needs, but exceeded expectations and helped us to do much work. We have had great team…
03.21.13 No Comments
It was another good day with the clinic in Buagyi. We saw 250 patients from 10:00AM-5:00PM. There was a lot of malaria again today-so much so that we used some meds from the Day 5 supplies. We also saw one case of cutaneous leishmaniasis (also known as Kala-azar), which is a skin infection caused by a parasite transmitted through sand fly bites. We visited the local pharmacy in Buagyi, which was neat. We gave out several Bibles again today. It was also the hottest day yet. The frog towels came in handy. Please pray for continued strength for all so we can serve to the fullest.
Jon shared the Gospel of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ all day again today. He shared with one man for an hour contrasting Jesus and Muhammad. Although the man thought he was a Christian and had been baptized, he also believed there were…
FCM depends on your gifts to continue our work in Uganda and Sudan. Your gift will help FCM spread the hope and joy that comes from a relationship with Christ. To make a donation via our secure online server simply click Donate Now to learn more.
Be the answer to an orphans prayer. Join our effort to make a difference in a child’s life
Stay up to date by subscribing to the Four Corners Ministries Newsletter.
Sign up now.