Illustrations about Africa
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John, an avid outdoorsman and hunter, eventually got the opportunity of a lifetime: a big game hunting safari in Africa. His wife had just one simple request. She wanted to go along…and take her mother.
It’d be a trip John would not soon forget.
For three years, Dr. George Schaller stalked lions on the Serengeti as they stalked their prey. His observations were cataloged in a book so everyone could learn about African lions.
But one incident he witnessed should help Christians learn about another “lion,” the devil.
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How would you respond if someone asked you to describe reconciliation? What sort of picture would you paint? Would you talk about forgiveness? Granting pardon? Showing mercy after wrongs were committed?
Or would you just point to these pictures taken in Africa?
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In the violent world of African war where thousands of people shot bullets, South African photojournalist Kevin Carter shot film. The dangerous vocation of wartime photography put him in life-and-death situations on a daily basis…and eventually, it took its toll.
But Carter wasn’t killed in war. He took his own life…even after winning a Pulitzer Prize for one of his photos.
If you ever see one in the wild, your heart will skip a beat. Between 6 and 10 feet long, weighing anywhere from 350 to 550 pounds, lions have a commanding presence over their surroundings…and you! After learning more about these fearsome creatures, it’s easy to see why Jesus was called the Lion of the Tribe of Judah.
Here are just a few of the extraordinary qualities that truly make lions the king of the jungle.
In October of 2012, Alex Nuwagaba and Mark Muzamiru, two law enforcement officials in Uganda, died in a tragic and unnecessary car crash. They weren’t drunk, nor were they speeding; they just didn’t navigate a bend in the road correctly.
But thanks to a recent crime spree, they didn’t even know there was a bend in the road….
Immaculée Ilibagiza could hear the killers calling her name. For weeks, she and seven other women silently hid in a tiny shower, trying to escape the holocaust raging through their native Rwanda. The genocide had already claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.
For days on end, she wondered if she would survive…or die like the rest of her family.
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For most of us, learning proper syntax and correct grammar was as exciting as watching grass grow. We diagrammed sentences, studied subject/verb agreement…and hated every minute of it. But for Immaculée Ilibagiza, a young African girl caught in a civil war, learning English became a matter of life and death.
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Joseph was a proud Maasai Warrior living in eastern Africa when he first heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ on the side of a hot, dusty road. In that moment, he dedicated his life to Christ and immediately made plans to share the Good News with members of his tribe.
But this warrior had never been in a fight like the one he was about to walk into.