PU 022: The Pastor and the Grocery Store

The story of how one missionary’s theology was forever changed by a grocery store in Africa. In this humorous and insightful story, Dwight Jackson describes how he came to embrace holistic ministry.

Dr. Dwight Jackson works for Food for the Hungry as Country Director in Rwanda and Burundi and Regional Director of the Great Lakes Region of Africa.

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The story of how one missionary’s theology was forever changed by a grocery store in Africa.

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In this humorous and insightful story, Dwight Jackson describes how he came to embrace holistic ministry.

Dr. Dwight Jackson works for Food for the Hungry as Country Director in Rwanda and Burundi and Regional Director of the Great Lakes Region of Africa.

If you would like a special version of this story to share during a sermon or lesson, e-mail us at povertyunlocked@fh.org.

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PU 021: Studying Abroad in Africa

Caitlin Daniel spent a semester in Africa with the Go ED semester abroad program. In this interview she shares lessons from her experience that apply to any world traveler.

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PU 003: The Tragedy of Taking Shortcuts

Converts or disciples? What’s the difference? In this episode we consider the country of Rwanda.

Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda
Areas of Development: Spiritual, Social, Physical, Mental

Scripture references:

  • Exodus 20:13
  • Matthew 5:44; 6:25-33; 28:18-20
  • 2 Peter 1:3
  • Philippians 4:8

Application for ministry–the importance of discipleship
Application for the world’s poor–long-term change

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