By Curt Iles, Missionary
Hope is such a four-letter word.
As the song says, In Christ alone my hope is found;
He is my light, my strength, my song.
Maybe this story illustrates why we feel called to minister among the unreached people groups of Africa.
A Dinka (Sudan) mother, during a long famine, learned to keep her children alive with little food and a strong dose of hope.
Nightly, she placed an ax head in a boiling pot of water. Removing the lid, she’d inhale and smile. “It’s not quite ready.”
Her children would finally drift off to sleep with empty bellies but hope for tomorrow.
These are the brave people we’re getting to know. Pray for them and us as God leads us to the right areas and people groups in South Sudan and its borderlands.
Hope is a 4 letter word. If a person has hope,