Author Archives: elizabethbumpas

There Has to Be More

I committed my life to Christ in 1995 while watching Charles Stanley preach on TV one Sunday morning.  I was as sincere as I could be.  I wanted to know Jesus.  Shortly after that, the Lord opened a door of … Continue reading

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Returning To Gulu

After being home for a year, I’m returning to Uganda in October and I couldn’t be more excited! I’ll be leading a team from St. John’s Parish from Oct 16-25. I’m very much looking forward to seeing my Ugandan friends … Continue reading

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Re-entry and Updates…

I’m sitting in an air-conditioned house on a comfortable sofa in front of a big screen TV…I just had a hot shower…and I used tap water to brush my teeth. I’m realizing that although I like these things very much…they … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

I have often shared in these blog posts over the years how challenging it has been to adequately articulate my experience of living and ministering in Uganda.  I never imagined the extent to which the power of culture impacts our … Continue reading

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Sudanese Refugee’s Church Construction

My most recent blog showed the materials being delivered for the construction of two simple shelters under which the Sudanese refugees could gather together to worship and be encouraged…below are the two structures so far. Above is the structure at … Continue reading

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Delivery Day!!

My last blog post…God, Send Someone…shared about the plight of a group of Anglican Christians in a Sudanese refugee camp in Northern Uganda. Thanks to some very generous folks with big hearts and a love of God’s people…we have raised … Continue reading

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God, Send Someone

As we drove into the refugee settlement, I saw scattered mud huts and makeshift latrines and attempts to establish some modicum of a normal life.  But their lives are anything but normal.  It’s very hot and this area has few … Continue reading

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The Daily Call

Greetings from Gulu! Praise God…He is still on the throne and His love endures forever! (Just remember that as Nov. 8th approaches.) It’s been a while since I last posted to the blog and a few friends have asked why. … Continue reading

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A Memorable Month

It’s been a memorable month in Gulu…sandwiched between health challenges.  After two years, I finally succumb to malaria.  Dr. Katie diagnosed me quickly and got me on meds.  I was down for about a week.  I’m currently fighting an unpleasant … Continue reading

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Joining God’s Work

It was late afternoon on a Friday in early February and my team and I were headed to the village of Palenga with the Jesus Film.  I had three students from the theological college and my tech guy with me.  … Continue reading

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