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16 Aug

Sponsorship, Expansion, Babies and Churches Monthly Update.

Please allow me to express my gratitude to you for your gracious gift to this ministry. Each month, I write thank you letters to each person who gives, but I stop to wonder if they realize the impact they make, and the appreciation I have for each person who invests in this ministry, and in the lives impacted. Please know. You matter. Your gift makes a difference. Lives are changed. God’s goodness is displayed. This month, the school year ended, ending...

16 Aug

A Message from a Local Pastor

Thank you so much for your gift to the ministry of Love Alive. This month I want to share with you a letter from a partner church pastor here. He asked me to share this letter with those who have helped his church.  I hope it blesses you as it did me.                      Message from Pastor Patrick and Philomene Ntaganda I am Pastor Patrick Ntaganda from Agape Church Rwanda. I am married to Philomene, and we have two children, Ariston and Alvin. After graduating...

16 Aug

Partner Churches

During the month of May, I was able to visit 3 of our partner churches. Visiting the Agape Church of Pastor Patrick is always a blessing. Four years ago, we partnered with this church to build. It seemed a long process at times with many delays, but what a blessing to see this church opened for 6 months now, and worshiping, growing, discipling and baptizing. There were more than 100 adults plus children on the day I visited. Patrick is a...

16 Aug

Bye, Bye, Cold Nights

As I walk through our preschool during aquatic life week, our 3-year class is hearing the story of the miracle of the disciples catching an abundance of fish. The 4-year-olds are “fishing” in basins of water using magnetic fish and poles, and 5-year olds are watching videos of ocean life, as they’ve never been exposed to these creatures or their pictures and videos. I see children laughing, learning and engaged. I see the way their teachers love them, and I...

22 Mar

We Got Our Permit

Thank you for your financial gift to this ministry, and thank you for your prayers. We have a building permit! Eight months of waiting, praying, and petitioning were finally rewarded with permission to build our new facility. Baby Manzi has gone home. This little one’s recovering is only by the hand of God. Though he went home this weekend, his mother keeps me updated, and tells me that anyone who sees him, sees a miracle. These are our biggest answers to prayer this...

21 Jan

January Update

Happy New Year! I trust this is the beginning of a year of blessings and God’s goodness in your life. As I write, I am listening to classrooms of children as our preschool students and all of our sponsored students have returned to school today for their second term of studies. We thank God for the privilege we have to invest in these children and help them prepare for bright futures. The Christmas season always provides us extra opportunities to proclaim Christ...

16 Jan

Christmas Greetings

‘Tis the Season! I write hoping this letter finds you in the full joy and awe of the Savior born into our world as we celebrate the season of His coming. Thank you for your generosity to the ministry of Love Alive. Every gift is a gracious kindness to us, and we are happy to be able to use these gifts to show Christ’s love to the community here. This past month, we have made progress in obtaining our building permit for...

16 Jan

Love Alive Celebrates 8 Years in Rwanda

January (2021) marked 8 years of Love Alive’s work here in Rwanda. God has blessed us to have partnerships with many churches and to have worked with hundreds of churches in our training programs. He has blessed us to share the gospel with thousands of children each year in vacation Bible school programs across the country. More 300 women have taken part in our vocational training schools in sewing or salon, where they have learned a trade...

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