Nigel Ring on March 31st, 2011

The drought and resulting severe shortage of food and water in Kenya continues to be extremely serious. Edward Buria and his team are going several times each week to Samburu with water and to bring encouragement to those who are suffering. Recently I was able to interview Edward about the situation. I hope that this […]

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Nigel Ring on March 29th, 2011

A visit to the Doctor Recently I had a health check with my doctor. I had no reason to think there was anything wrong and I am glad to say his questioning demonstrated that to be the case. Nevertheless, as he asked me questions about my life-style, sleep patterns and so on it caused me […]

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Nigel Ring on March 23rd, 2011

So far we have seen the importance of clearly defining goals at different levels and the associated assumptions we are making if they are to be achieved. These columns are the first and fourth columns in a 4×4 matrix. To complete the matrix we must separate these two columns and insert two more. These additional […]

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Nigel Ring on March 18th, 2011

Recently I had the privilege of staying with Ray and Jo Partridge in Zimbabwe. Jo shared with me about the powerful benefits Memory Boxes can provide for a child after his or her parent has died. She and Ray kindly agreed to write about this for my blog. We all love to look back on […]

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Nigel Ring on March 11th, 2011

The Crisis Fund has now topped £40,000! Thank you so much. Yesterday and today these encouraging text messages were received from Edward Buria. March 10th My heart leaps with unspeakable joy as I see the joy displayed by our friends from receiving water. We brought around 5000 litres. I admire the order as they all know that they […]

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Nigel Ring on March 9th, 2011

Having seen the importance of recognising the assumptions we are making in planning a specific ministry we will now return to the example we have been using to illustrate how to use the Logframe, the ministry among homeless people in Brighton. We will consider some of the assumptions that must apply for success at each […]

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