By Angus Buchan
Angus Buchan is a straight-talking South African farmer of Scottish extraction. His abrupt conversion startled the buddies of this explosive, hard-drinking guy. Angus' daring religion has carried him via droughts, kin tragedies, and monetary challenge. He has obvious remarkable miracles of provision and therapeutic. In obedience to God's name he began preaching, which led right into a therapeutic ministry. He has additionally organize an AIDS orphanage and a 500-seat auditorium on his land. nonetheless a farmer, he's now a world evangelist, touring via Africa in a refitted yellow hearth engine, and filling the most important venues in South Africa. religion Like Potatoes has now been made right into a characteristic movie disbursed in North the USA through Sony, and this new movie variation of the ebook contains colour stills from the movie.
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Two hours later I heard another vehicle – a kombi (truk) this time. I put two and two together and made five. “They’ve come back for us, Jill. ” I grabbed an axe and went outside. A group of young men were climbing out of the truck, so I held up my weapon as I went towards them. I would get them before they got me! I’ll never forget the look on their faces as they jumped back in their vehicle and took off down the road. One of the workmen told me later that they were the sons of the old man driving the lorry.
Of course, peace was just what I didn’t have. The unremitting stress and hard work were taking their toll and I was on a very short fuse. One night an eight-tonne lorry drove onto my land. I went over and spoke to the big Zulu driver. ” I asked. ” “Oh, I’ve come to collect my timber,” he replied. I was furious. When I bought the farm nothing was said about timber belonging to anyone else. “This is my farm now. ” The Zulu glared at me. “The last farmer sold it to me. ” What I said to him is unprintable.
Yes,” he replied. “Well, you’re wrong,” they answered. ” That’s what happened to me. God had so many lessons to teach me in those days. He used those people as sandpaper to scrub at my selfishness and my preconceived ideas about what I could do for him. They say that new Christians should be locked up for the first six months, and I think that’s true. We were so eager to work for the Lord that we made lots of mistakes: God must have sent his guardian angels to look after us, we were so naïve.