It was a wonderful trip to Africa. I was able to speak in all four countries and see very positive responses, including, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. It is incredible what is developing in the churches in all those countries. There is a sincere breaking out of reconciliation amongst Yearly Meetings and leaders of those Yearly Meetings. There appears to be a new movement among Quaker Men to get more involved and to become more engaged similar to the USFW's in Kenya.
New churches are being started in southern Tanzania and in northern Kenya. The Turkana pastor's are doing an incredible work in some of the most difficult physical conditions on earth. The grace and love of God is preached and people are responding. We have agreed and actually begun the boring of a new well at Katapakori. This, if we strike water, will bring a whole new life (water is life as stated by John Moru), and wherever there is water, then villages and churches are expanding.
The Pastor's Conference was attended by 800 men and women in Tororo, Uganda. Colin Saxton was the main speaker and very well received. The theme was taken from Ephesians 5:15 "Living Wisely".