see myself in there.

Feb 25

“I want to see myself in there.” He pointed to my iPhone as I stooped to get photos of family at a water well.

We had walked some distance from the team who had gathered under the shade of trees in front of a primary school in Kyani, Uganda. Even on Saturday, the excitement of visitors from Texas coming to this remote village meant almost 200 children had come to school to participate in the teaching and games. My purpose was different than that of the rest of the team; working with a videographer, I was to disappear into the background and find moments and stories that would encourage other churches in the United States to support the work of Arise Africa.

We saw a rugged man herding several cattle to the water well that has offered liquid life to the…

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