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October 2019: First Toy & Hot Dog

View the full October 2019 newsletter here When I was a child, Christmas was always the most exciting day of the year for my brothers and me, especially growing up in Germany. Germany was a beautiful country, that was not only picturesque, but had the look of a time gone past. Many buildings were hundreds […]

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August 2019: How It All Started

View the full August 2019 newsletter here Most of our donors do not know the dark history of how Far Reaching Ministries (FRM) came to be. Many are often surprised to know I never intended to start a foreign mission organization. From 1992 to 1996, I was a missionary in Russia. I prayed for Russia, […]

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July 2019: Without War There Is No Victory

View the full July 2019 newsletter here. It was early Easter morning, and the whole community, near the city of Yei, was preparing to celebrate Resurrection Sunday. Easter is celebrated with much more respect in South Sudan than in the United States, and the war was probably the farthest thing from everyone’s mind. Every church […]

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JUNE 2019: Nation Building

Read the full June 2019 newsletter here. One of the great problems in South Sudan, and across the continent of Africa, is the lack of jobs, schools and infrastructure for wounded soldiers and civilians. On top of this, the country has little to no income for a national medical system to care for its citizens. […]

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May 2019: Three Muzzle Flashes

Read the full May 2019 newsletter here. One of the men who attends my mother’s fellowship, Ted, is a former Marine and a strong believer. He was awakened one night by an unfamiliar sound. His father always told him, “Son, if you wake up in the night and hear your children crying, go take care […]

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February 2019: They Just Want to Go Home

Read the full February 2019 newsletter here. I have taken several months from writing much about the war in South Sudan. The truth is that after so many men had been killed, I had to give time for my mind to clear to give the proper attention and thought to how these men lived and […]

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December 2018: Christmas Update

Read the full December 2018 newsletter here. I was in Egypt many years ago to meet with the underground church. It was before the founding of Far Reaching Ministries, and yet, it would be one of the most significant foundations in ministry that the Lord would use to prepare me. When I flew into Egypt, […]

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October 2018: Surrounded

Read the full October 2018 newsletter here. Daniel Maker graduated from class ten of the Chaplains’ Corps. Since that time, he has been engaged in excessive combat and has been wounded twice. In a place called Kodok, his platoon was attacked by a force of 300 rebels, his platoon having only 32 men. The enemy […]

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September 2018: Three Long Years

Read the full September 2018 newsletter here. Moses has been serving in the Chaplains’ Corps for over 15 years and is married with three children. In 2013, his village, Malualkon, was attacked by the rebel army. Moses was away serving at the frontlines, so when word came from home, he braced himself for the worst. […]

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August 2018: One in Eight

Read the full August 2018 newsletter here. I arrived in South Sudan in the middle of June for the refresher course. Every 12 to 16 months, we bring the chaplains in from the field to refit them and give them a three week break from the war. Pastors from around the world came to teach […]