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9SERVING TOGETHER

THE AMT MAGAZINE


"For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them."
- Matthew 18:20


A Day in the Life of the Lawrences

As with all our lives, the events of the day ahead are unknown to us, but thankfully they are known to our Heavenly Father, so we can confidently face the day, putting it into trustworthy hands.

In Bunkeya, our rising and morning chores are routine as they are for most of us. A typical day begins with lighting the mbabula (a small charcoal burning fire box) to boil water for a cuppa and for washing up. Porridge cooks on our two-burner gas stove. We share brekky at our little kitchen bench facing a wall plastered with Gary Larsen comics which help us view the lighter side of life. This bench doubles as a study spot because of its proximity to the solar charged battery and inverter. Before our people arrive for work, we share a devotional study and have time of prayer — prayer for Bunkeya, prayer for home, and thanksgiving, often with tears, for the partnership in mission.

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