Word of Life

Why we should never stop doing good

This is a real life story Finally. Today (Sunday 12th) at 7am, a Uganda Airlines plane flight No UR202 left Entebbe enroute Nairobi, onboard, someone special- a 74-year-old man called Wilson Dhabangi. This is why you should know about him. In 1996, I lost my father. As such, my mother had to work double to sustain us. Sometimes she spent weeks away from home. To be sure that I was getting a good education, she decided to take me to…

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Transformed from darkness to light

John 12:46 (NIV) I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness. In this verse, we see the transformative effect of a relationship with Jesus. We were once in darkness, and now we are in the light. Jesus came into the world as a light, taking us out of the darkness once and for all. That darkness is both sin and a lack of knowledge about the Lord.…

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Verses for Kids About God’s Love

One of the best ways to help children understand God’s love is to help them embed bible verses about God’s love in their hearts. “I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you” (Psalm 119:11). Having Bible verses stored up in our hearts from childhood is one of the greatest blessings we can receive. It serves us in times of trial, distress, discouragement, and temptation. Without these bits of wisdom to guide us, we…

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Selective holiness is dangerous

Gehazi uses the microphone to preach against Samson and the harlots, yet his eyes are on Naaman’s money… Judas preaching only against fornication every Sunday, forgetting that greed and covetousness can also lead a man our of glory… King Saul telling everyone how David is looking for attention and manipulating people to like him, without knowing that the spirit of envy and bitterness and jealousy can make a man lose his throne… Satan knew that fornication was the most prominent…

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Communicating compassion to kids

Compassion seems like a character trait that should come relatively easy for a Christ follower. I mean, we are the church. Our purpose is to spread the Good News and take care of others, specifically those who are in need. But over the last week many of us, some who call themselves Christ followers, have lacked compassion. Some have used their public voice in social media or personal blogs to tell the world (or their world) that bad things happen…

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What does love require of me?

What does love require of me? This clarifying, but terrifying question should stand guard over our consciences. It should serve as a guide, signpost and compass as we navigate the unavoidable complexities inherent in every relationship. It should inform how we date, parent boss, manage, coach, obey parents and so forth. It should form a perimeter around what we say and do in our roles as parents, children, spouses, coworkers and neighbors. The question gives voice to God’s will for…

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Embrace Scripture in your home

Proverbs 22:6 Start children off in the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. (NIV) As parents, it’s important we start our children off on a good foot. If we start them off trusting God and following His Word, as they get older, they will continue trusting God and following His Word. As parents, we all hope our children will grow up knowing and loving the Lord. Many of us view…

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Bible verses every kid should know

Reading the Bible together can not only be a sweet, memorable time for your family; it can also be an integral practice of discipleship for both your children and you as you discuss and memorize God’s word and promises. The following is a list of 30 Bible verses every kid should know as a guide that can be helpful as you begin memorizing scripture with your children. 1. James 1:27 – “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father…

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Children Are a Gift from God

God created the family, and children are a gift from Him. In fact, the Bible says that offspring are a reward from Him! Because of this, God cares about how children are raised and nurtured. Children are a gift from God. People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me,…

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Ways to Raise a Caring Child

When it comes to kindness, you are your child’s primary teacher. Here’s how to develop empathy in your child as a character trait and value. Like many things, kindness is a quality that children learn over time and through practice. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to encourage your child to be a kinder, gentler person. Research has found that the desire to help and comfort comes just as naturally to humans as being self-centered or hurtful. “It’s…

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Who we are

We are a community based Non-denomination
Christian organisation but base on the bible as our pillar towards salvation and base on
the concepts of the Lord, son of God in
provision of our services inclined to physical, spiritual, emotional and mental support for a holistic responsible future young generation and organised Christian families.

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Samaritans For Children

P.O. Box 449
Mityana
Uganda

T. +256 772 838 101
E. info@samaritansforchildren.org