I just spoke to Isaac. He sounded pretty tired, but had an amazing report!
The majority of the team spent today serving at the Kiburara Youth Camp. Over 600 youth were in attendance. Drew preached in the morning and the rest of the team lead worship and served with drama and skits. After lunch, the youth were broken into discussion groups where they worked through application questions on Drew’s message and continued to build relationally with team members. Later in the afternoon, a few team members had the opportunity to pray for a demon possessed woman. As they were praying for her… the woman went into a fit, fell to the floor, and threw up. Immediately following this violent reaction, she stood up and began praising the Lord. Members of the Kiburara church told our team they believed the demon had been cast out!
Isaac spent the day serving 35 local pastors. They began by sitting in a large circle, where Isaac had the opportunity to spend about 1.5 hours drawing them out about their lives and ministry. Out of the 35 men present, 20 do not own a Bible. In fact, no one in their congregations owns a Bible. These pastors have had no theological training. Many of them have not even completed grade school. They are simply servants, who have been radically saved and called to share God’s love with others!!! Isaac said listening to their stories and experiences was enlightening. He and pastor Moses were able to provide Bibles to all the men. The rest of the day was spent teaching sessions on The Gospel, Justification, and Progressive Sanctification. Each topic was followed by a Q & A time. The Ugandan pastors are hungry for God’s Word and asked a ton of questions!
This evening the team did their first outdoor evangelism. Laverne Jackson and Jason West shared their testimonies and Ian Lotinsky preached the gospel. About 20 people responded and professed Christ as their Savior. Among them were several young men in their 20s and various teenagers.
Jenny James came down with a stomach bug and had to return to the team’s lodgings today. She is doing better and resting comfortable now, but please pray for her complete healing!
Tomorrow the team will repeat the same schedule they had today. Please pray for continued strength and health. As you can imagine, they are all exhausted. Pray also for continued salvation of the lost. Than many more would come to know Christ!