Warugaba “Bryan” Bright

Recent Ministry

We praise the Lord for a successful women’s seminar at the church. The women were taught how they could be involved in the ministry and also do different activities to help them earn an income for their families. They were encouraged by the speaker to be a source of hope in their families since they have Christ within them, and He is our Hope. Karema testified that she wanted to divorce her husband since he was not caring. Still, after these teachings, she was encouraged to keep praying and to change her own behavior. She trusts and believes that God will change her husband too.

  • Pray for the women to implement these principles into their lives.
  • Pray for those around them to see the difference the gospel has made in their character and behaviors.
  • Pray for Jesus Christ to be displayed through the believers.

We ask for prayer for our community, many people suffer from malaria, typhoid, and other diseases. There is a need for the medical center. Many children are unable to attend school, as there is a lack of school in this community.

  • Pray for the physical needs in the community to be met and for opportunities through meeting these physical needs for the spiritual need for a Savior to become apparent to the people.

I have seen God working in the lives of the people in Kikarara and healing them from diseases. Desire is the daughter of Medi and Naomi, and she was ill for a long time. Despite her parents bringing her to different clinics, she was not healed. Through the prayers of the believers, we thank the Lord that she is now completely healed. Her parents testify to the greatness of God.

The church reaches out through home visits and preaching the gospel. We visited over fifty people these past couple of months. One woman, Kyasi, had been sick from malaria for the past five days. I invited and paid for medical personnel to give her treatment. She is grateful for the kindness that was shown to her.

  • Pray for Kyasi to recover fully and for her to understand her need for a Savior.

God provided for our community through the building of a water tank by generous people. Praise the Lord. This will solve the problem the village faces of having access to clean water. The tank is built on the land near the church and pastor’s house and will be shared with the entire community.

  • Pray for opportunities to share about the Living Water through the generosity of the church in providing clean water to the entire community.
  • Pray for people to come to faith through this gift.

Dorothy is lame and usually stays with her mother. She is struggling since she can hardly walk or dig. Dorothy is HIV positive and unable to receive the necessary medical care, especially due to her limited mobility. She was married to Ochen, and they have one child, Arugasha. However, the couple separated, and Dorothy moved back in with her mother. Sometimes her mother also chases her out of the house since she is now HIV positive.

  • Pray for Dorothy to have access to medical treatment.
  • Pray for her witness to her family and others in the community.

We held a seminar at God’s Embassy Kotobo, which studied the book of First Corinthians. The teaching helped us to understand the Word of God better. We also give praise for the exceptional food that was provided by our visitors. Pastor Steve preached at a special service while he was here. We are grateful for his instruction, and the church members were excited to participate in the activities. Part of the way we train the believers is by encouraging them to read the Bible out loud during the church services and through discussion in the home fellowships.

  • Pray for the believers to grow in their knowledge and understanding of God’s Word.
  • Pray for their relationship with God.
  • Pray for their fellowship with each other to display Christ.

Bryan Warugaba Testimony 

I lost my mother to HIV/AIDS when I was six months old, and my father passed away from HIV/AIDS when I was seven. My father had three wives and a total of thirteen children. Because of our big family, some children were not able to go to school, but fortunately, I was. After my father passed, I went to live with family friends who raised me and sent me to school, thanks to them I received an extensive education.

In 2009, the family I was staying with invited witch doctors into their home to perform some rituals which later had an adverse effect on all of us. In the house some of us at times were possessed by demons, they made us run away from home, and were extremely destructive causing some of us to get seriously ill and sick in ways doctors could not discern. The situation became so severe that we were taken to an evangelical church in our community by our neighbors.

Pastor Bryan is pictured far left with other teachers of the local Christian school.

After praying for us, we got an opportunity to hear the Gospel. I responded positively to the gospel and accepted Christ Jesus to be my Lord and Savior and was baptized in October 2010. I joined that church and was a member there until August 2011 when I moved to live in Rukungiri. Since I accepted Christ, a lot has changed in my life.

My perspective of who God is changed. I have come to know that there is a living God to whom I was made a child through Christ. Before I thought God was what we worshipped whenever which doctors came and performed rituals, but I now know that was evil. I used to believe that witch doctors were a source of help and knew everything about life and considered them as priests of God. Since I accepted Christ, I learned that Christ is Lord over all things even over the witch doctors. I realized that witch doctors work for the devil to steal, kill, and destroy people’s souls.

Archive | Testimony