She, like so many South Sudanese women I encountered, was left a widow and had to raise her two children on her own. Rose had to overcome.
Like the disciples, Cezarina, Paskline and Margaret have seen God’s victory, even in the midst of weakness. And, thankfully, through their stories, so have I.
The people we met in South Sudan are a part of this amazing story about the God of the universe pursuing His people. We met countless Seed Effect clients whose stories are difficult and heartbreaking. But the ones who have encountered Jesus all had the same hope. Hope in something much bigger than their circumstances.
Tinate, says Margaret, for the HIV that ostracized me from society, because in my exile, I was made a daughter of the kingdom. And the love that was given to me, I can now extend to those who live with this same stigma.
Instead, with humility and conviction, she continued to reaffirm the same phrases, “I am a Believer . . . I know Christ . . . Why would I live in the past or be worried about the future?”