Sunday, November 27, 2016

November 27-December 4 Herron's Prayer Blog


James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

Uganda East Africa

Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)



The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

Praise and Prayer Request for the Week 28th—04th December       

Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Weeks 

(We Praise God For)
  • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel last week: 
    • Around Jinja Town, Kyinda Landing Site 
    • Our travel to Pallissa District and back to Jinja  
  • We thank God for the our visit to Pallissa on Monday when we met with Church Leaders who will assist us with the Relief Program to those effective by a one year drought in eastern Uganda. 
    • Thank God for our meetings with church and community leaders as we prepare to minister to the people of this district 
    • We thank God for their openness to receiving Farming Gods Way training to assist with their farming methods
  • We thank God for our Ugandan leaders we have working with us in reaching then islands with the Word of God * 
  • We praise the Lord for caring for our family in Uganda and America 
  • Our continual improvement in language learning Luganda  
Pray for the Herrons This Week
28th November—04th December

  • Our continual efforts to secure US VISA for Madison (They are now processing applications from September 2015) 
    • Pray that we will soon receive information concerning her immigration hearing 
    • Our need to travel to the US for this hearing
  • Continue to pray for disaster relief effort in Pallissa District because of drought and crop failure  
    • Pray as we organize relief efforts as we provide the Gospel of Jesus Christ and emergency food Saturday 3rd December  
    • Continue to pray for Eastern Uganda alone with Pallissa District as we endure suffering form a one year drought 
    • Pray there are many opportunities to share the Gospel and many will come to Christ as a result of our assistance 
    • Pray that T4T Bible groups are developed as a results of our distributing of food * 
    • Pray for an introduction to “Farming God’s Way” will be introduced to the people of Pallissa Districts as a result of our involvement with the food relief project
  • Pray for our family in the USA 
    • Our three sons and their families  
    • Our five grandchildren 
    • The Sutton Family 
    • Our siblings and their families
  • Pray for our continual efforts to provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and also in their homes of members 
  • The Ugandan Children/Youth Ministry members who were trained to begin to applying what they learn in their respective village/islands and we see new Bible groups develop  
    • Pray that the training results in new Bible Study Groups in the near future
  • Our commitment to language learning 
    • Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda this week 
    • Our witness to our Language teacher
Thanks for your prayerful support.
In HIS service
James and Sonya Herron
Island Policeman Receiving Bible (Kyanja)


District Leader Received Bible from Pastor Kyanja Church

Some of the Students  at Kiko Church School
A Classroom and Black Board Kiko School

Other Students at Kiko Church School



Student From Kyanja School Receive Beans and Posha 


Some of the resident of Ziiru-Mato we witnessed Christ

Having Lunch on Zirru-Muto


A Typical  Small Store on Zirru-Muto

A picture of the Landing Site on Muti-Omu


 "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

20-27 November Herron's Prayer Blog


James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

Uganda East Africa

Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)



The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ




Praise and Prayer Request for the Week 21th—27th November       

Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Weeks 
(We Praise God For)

  • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel last week: 
    • Around Jinja Town, Kyinda Landing Site Tuesday and Thursday 
    • Kyanja and Bwema Island Thursday-Saturday 
    • Traveling on the lake for more then five (5) hours this week   
  • Kyanja Church as they work on constructing a facility for their church 
    • Good meeting with the church board who will assist in assuring the church will provide required labors to assist with the construction   
  • The continue planning of a Bible School sponsored through Uganda Baptist Seminary in February 2017 
  • We praise God for the enthusiasm of our Pastors and Church Leaders to involve their congregation with the Bible School 
  • The desires of our Pastors and Church Elders to learn and teach the Word of God 
  • We thank God for the Evangelistic Crusade held at Muti-Omu Baptist Church, Bwema Island
    • We praise God for the 28 persons who confessed Christ during the three day crusade 
    • We praise God for the 40 adults who attended the Sunday worshiped at Muti-Omu Church many new believers from the crusade
  • We thank God for our Ugandan leaders we have working with us in reaching then islands with the Word of God 
  • We praise the Lord for caring for our family in Uganda and America 
  • Our continual improvement in language learning Luganda  
Pray for the Herrons This Week
21st—27th November  

  • Our continual efforts to secure US VISA for Madison (They are now processing applications from September 2015) 
    • Pray that we will soon receive information concerning her immigration hearing 
    • Our need to travel to the US for this hearing
  • Pray for disaster relief effort in Pallissa District because of drought and crop failure 
    • Pray as we organize relief efforts on Monday 21 November 
    • Pray for Eastern Uganda as we are suffering for a one year drought 
    • Pray there are many opportunities to share the Gospel and many will come to Christ as a result of our assistance 
    • Pray that T4T Bible groups are developed as a results of our distributing of food 
    • Pray for an introduction to “Farming God’s Way” will be introduced to the people of Pallissa Districts as a result of our involvement with the food relief project
  • Pray for our family in the USA 
    • Our three sons and their families  
    • Our five grandchildren 
    • The Sutton Family 
    • Our siblings and their families
  • Pray for our continual efforts to provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and also in their homes of members 
    • The Ugandan Children/Youth Ministry members who were trained to begin to applying what they learn in their respective village/islands and we see new Bible groups develop 
    • Pray that the training results in new Bible Study Groups in the near future
  • Our commitment to language learning 
    • Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda this week 
    • Our witness to our Language teacher  
Thanks for your prayerful support.
In HIS service


James and Sonya Herron

"...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)

Evangelistic Crusade Attendants on Munti-Omu Baptist Church, Bwema Island 

Another Picture of the Crusade
People Listening to the Music at the Crusade

Pastor Edwards Sharing Christ on Kikibi Island



A Picture Milijja Island

Ladies Gathering Fire Wood on Gunda Island 


Three Boats for Pastors Fishermen 

Kambo Church Receives Gifts from O'Fallon FBC

Sonya, Barba and Madison



 "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)





Monday, November 14, 2016

14-20 November Herron's Weekly Prayer Blog


James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

Uganda East Africa

Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)



The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

Praise and Prayer Request for the Week 14th—20th November       

Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Weeks 

(We Praise God For)
  • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel last week: 
    • Around Jinja Town, Kyinda Landing Site Tuesday and Thursday 
    • Kyanja and Bwema Island Thursday-Friday   
  • Kyanja Church as they work on constructing a facility for their church
    • Good meeting with the Sponsor of this work Saturday  
    • Thank God for the congregation to contribute to the work with their labor
  • The continual planning of a Bible School sponsored through Uganda Baptist Seminary in February 2017
  • We praise God for the enthusiasm of our Pastors and Church Leaders to involve their congregation with the Bible School 
  • The desires of our Pastors and Church Elders to learn and teach the Word of God
  • We thank God for our work with missionary doctor Global Outreach and our involvement in ministering to two clinics last week 
    • We praise God for the 20 persons who confessed Christ at Kibibi Island 
    • And the 10 who accepted Christ at Malijja Bwanika 
    • The many children who received immunizations during these clinics
  • We thank God for our Ugandan leaders we have working with us in reaching then islands with the Word of God 
  • We praise God for the three days of Discipleship Training on Stewardship where 110 persons were from six islands representing twelve churches 
  • We praise he Lord for caring for our family in Uganda and America 
  • Our continual improvement in language learning Luganda  
Pray for the Herrons This Week
14st—20th November  
  •  Our continual efforts to secure US VISA for Madison (They are now processing applications from September 2015)
    • Pray that we will soon receive information concerning her immigration hearing 
    • Our need to travel to the US for this hearing
  • Pray for three days Crusade at Lwaazi Baptist Church Wednesday-Friday 
    • Traveling grace for the churches that will attend the crusade
    • The witnessing efforts of people who attend the crusade
    • Many will come to receive Christ and are properly disciple
    • The results will be spiritually stronger believers
  • Pray for disaster relief effort in Pallissa District because of drought and crop failure 
    • Pray as we organize relief efforts 
    • Pray for Eastern Uganda as we are suffering for a one year drought 
    • Pray there are many opportunities to share the Gospel and many will come to Christ as a result of our assistance
  • Pray for our family in the USA 
    • Our three sons and their families  
    • Our five grandchildren 
    • The Sutton Family 
    • Our siblings and their families
  • Pray for our continual efforts to provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and also in their homes of members 
  • The Ugandan Children/Youth Ministry members who were trained to begin to applying what they learn in their respective village/islands and we see new Bible groups develop 
  • Pray that the training results in new Bible Study Groups in the near future 
  • The discipleship of the 50 new Christians who received Christ over the weekend 
  • Our commitment to language learning 
    • Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda this week 
    • Our witness to our Language teacher

    Thanks for your prayerful support.
    In HIS service
    James and Sonya Herron

     "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)


         
        The People from Region I at Zeru-Muto

        Waiting to be seen at Kibibi Clinic

        Disciple Training at Kalumba Baptist Church (Region II)

        Patients Being Treated Kibibi Village

        Watching the Jesus Film-Kyinji Baptist Church

        Sharing Jesus on Kibibi Island


        Sharing Jesus at Malijja Bwanika

        A View from Malijja Bwanika

        Madison Won  a Medal on Sports Day Horizon International School

        Sonya Teach on Prayer Kalumba Baptist Church



        The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

        Sunday, November 6, 2016

        7-13 November Herron's Prayer Blog


        James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

        Uganda East Africa

        Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)



        The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ


        Praise and Prayer Request for the Week 07th—13th November       

        Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Weeks 

        (We Praise God For)
        • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel last week:
          • Around Jinja Town, Kyinda Landing Site  
        • Kyanja Church as they work on constructing a facility for their church 
          • The planning of a Bible School sponsored through Uganda Baptist Seminary in February 2017 
          • We praise God for the enthusiasm of our Pastors and Church Leaders to involve their congregation with the Bible School 
          • The desires of our Pastors and Church Elders to learn and teach the Word of God
        • We thank God for the crusade conducted on Wakikere Baptist Church, Bugaya Island and the discipling of those who professions of faith and the planting of a new congregation 
        • We thank God for our Ugandan leaders we have working with us in reaching then islands with the Word of God 
        • We praise the Lord caring for our family in Uganda and America
        • Our continual improvement in language learning Luganda  
        Pray for the Herrons This Week
        01st—06th November  

        • Our continual efforts to secure US VISA for Madison (They are now processing applications from September 2015) 
          • Pray that we will soon receive information concerning her immigration hearing 
          • Our need to travel to the US for this hearing
        • Pray for three days of discipleship training, “The Growing Disciple” Monday-Wednesday 
          • The three islands we will visit 
          • The pastors and church leaders in each region may learn and apply what they learn in their churches/villages/islands 
          • The results will be spiritually stronger believers
        • Pray for disaster relief effort in Pallissa District because of drought and crop failure 
          • Pray as we organize the relief efforts 
          • Pray for Eastern Uganda as we are suffering for a one year drought 
          • Pray there are many opportunities to share the Gospel and many will come to Christ as a result of our assistance
        • Pray for our family in the USA 
          • Our three sons and their families  
          • Our five grandchildren 
          • The Sutton Family 
          • Our siblings and their families
        • Pray for our continual efforts to provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and also in their homes of members 
          • The Ugandan Children/Youth Ministry members who were trained to begin to applying what they learn in their respective village/islands and we see new Bible groups develop 
          • Pray that the training results in new Bible Study Groups in the near future 
          • The discipleship of the 50 new Christians who received Christ over the weekend
        • Our commitment to language learning 
          • Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda this week 
          • Our witness to our Language teacher
        Thanks for your prayerful support.
        In HIS service
        James and Sonya Herron
         "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)

        Traveling to the Islands

        Discipleship Training Class

        Kambo Baptist Church


        Training at Kyinja Church


        Leaving Kyinja with Pastor Terry

        Pastor receiving tools and Seed

        Sonya Barbra and Madison

        The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

        Monday, October 31, 2016

        1-6 November Herron Weekly Prayer Blog


        James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

        Uganda East Africa

        Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)



        The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

        Praise and Prayer Request for the Week 01st—06th November       

        Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Weeks 

        (We Praise God For)
        • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel last week: 
          • Around Jinja Town, Kyinda Landing Site, and the islands 
        • Kyanja Church as they will host a nine moth Bible School for the Pastors and Church Elders of Upper Buvuma Islands Baptist Ministry starting in early 2017 
          • The enthusiasm of our Pastors and Church Leaders to involve their congregation with the Bible School 
          • The positive meeting conducted last Tuesday which will result in a great blessing for Kyanja Church
        • We thank God for the crusade conducted on Wakikere Baptist Church, Bugaya Island which resulted in 50 professions of faith and the planting of a new congregation 
        • We thank God for our Ugandan leaders we have working with us in reaching then islands with the Word of God 
        • We praise the Lord caring for our family in Uganda and America
        • Our continual improvement in language learning Luganda  
        Pray for the Herrons This Week
        01st—06th November  

        • Our continual efforts to secure US VISA for Madison (They are now processing applications from September 2015) 
          • Pray that we will soon receive information concerning her immigration hearing 
          • Our need to travel to the US for this hearing* 
        • Pray for our family in the USA
          • Our three sons and their families  
          • Our five grandchildren 
          • The Sutton Family 
          • Our siblings and their families
        • Pray for our us as we provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and also in their homes of members  
          • The Ugandan Children/Youth Ministry members who were trained to begin to applying what they learn in their respective village/islands and we see new Bible groups develop 
          • Pray that the training results in new Bible Study Groups in the near future 
          • The discipleship of the 50 new Christians who received Christ over the weekend
        • Our commitment to language learning 
          • Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda this week 
          • Our witness to our Language teacher
        Thanks for your prayerful support.
        In HIS service
        James and Sonya Herron

         "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)

        Pastor of Kiko Church Receiving Bicycle

        The People of  Wakikere Church Received Gift from O'Fallon FBC

        Wafula Joseph Teaching The Growing Disciple at Wakikere BC

        Discipleship Training at Kambo Baptist Church


        Visitors from America Visiting Uganda Baptist Seminary


           
        Pastor Terry and Children From Kyinja Village
        Shower Room Kalamba Village

        Madison Racing Sport' Day Horizon College Jinja
        Madison took Silver

        Madison on a Elephant

        The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ