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January News

January 12th, 2012

Happy New Year! Sally and I are praying that 2012 is filled with His blessings for you. “Everything belongs to you…the whole world and life and death; the present and the future; Everything belongs to you, and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God.” I Corinthians 3 : 21-23 NLT. What words to […]

November News

November 30th, 2011

What a God we serve!  Sally & I recognized God working during our five weeks in Tanzania.  Every evening we returned to our little apartment, reflected on the day and said, “Only God”. The first day in Arusha we made arrangements to meet with the general contractor, Sanford Kombe.  We had a tight schedule and […]

October News

October 13th, 2011

In a few days, October 17th, Sally and I will board KLM airlines in Dallas for our flight to Arusha. The details of getting our visas, immunizations and checking all my equipment is taking us to the finish line. When you read this, we will be on our way to Tanzania! We have one hundred […]

“TATTOOED”

September 18th, 2011

I was a redheaded, freckled, little girl of five living with my small, missionary family in Rahama, Nigeria.  I had no playmates and only a few old books to read. Polly, our African Grey parrot learned to call my name and sometimes I would get confused and think my mother was calling so I would […]

September News

September 8th, 2011

In a few weeks we will be in Arusha to begin construction of the two-story, six thousand square foot dormitory at the Arusha Bible College! The timeline from our contractor in Arusha is now established. Twenty weeks ( five months) and $200,000.00 is the goal to construct and furnish the dormitory.   Our architectural consultant […]

August News

August 15th, 2011

A few weeks ago, four generations of the Bruton Family met in Branson, Missouri for a reunion. We enjoyed all the fun things of a vacation. We told stories, had a talent show, played games, boated, swam and most importantly, enjoyed some good food along with enough laughter to last until we meet again. Sally’s […]

THE LEGACY OF A DREAM

August 15th, 2011

Taken from the journals of Helen Bruton, written in her hand writing many years ago… In the early 1920’s Paul Bruton’s dad, E.J. Bruton, pastored the Assembly of God Church in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  Helen wrote in her journal: …One story that has affected my life especially was after Paul had listened to a returned […]

BAGAMOYO by J. Paul Bruton, February 13, 1968, Nairobi, Kenya

July 19th, 2011

“Bagamoyo is the name of a coastal town in Tanzania, East Africa.  But it is more than the name of a town.  Bagamoyo is a Swahili word, meaning literally, “here I lay down my heart”. The story is told of the black days of slavery, when it is estimated that fully twenty million Africans were […]

Discouraged? God has a plan

July 18th, 2011

DISCOURAGED?  GOD HAS A PLAN! Moses spoke to the people:  “Don’t be afraid.  Stand firm and watch GOD DO HIS WORK OF SALVATION FOR YOU TO DAY.  Take a good look at the Egyptians today for you’re never going to see them again..  God will fight the battle for you.  And you?  You keep your […]

BAGAMOYO

July 18th, 2011

Bagamoyo, on the coast of Tanzania, is one of the solemn reminders of slavery. It was at this port that men, women, boys and girls were loaded on boats and taken from the land of Africa into the grips of slavery. It is a place where hearts were broken and love was lost. Bagamoyo means, […]