Category Archives: Faith

PRAISING GOD FOR THE RAIN!!

As many of you know, rain has been a scarce thing in many areas of East Africa in recent years…and that’s especially true in Tanzania, and the region around The Lion of Judah Academy.  We’ve often asked you to pray … Continue reading

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Please Pray for Rain…and Other News

PRAYERS URGENTLY NEEDED — We have just spoken to Mtebe, Lion of Judah Academy director.  Rain is very much needed.  There has been rain…enough to get crops to grow and start to develop.  But the rain has slowed down and … Continue reading

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Student Sponsors Needed — and Other Updates

Student Sponsorship Site — We have prepared a new website for The Lion of Judah Academy Student Sponsorship Program.  You can visit it here:  Student Sponsorship      You will find photos and information about students who need sponsorship; you’ll be able … Continue reading

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News and Updates from LOJA

Some important things have been happening at The Lion of Judah Academy…it’s hard to know what to write about first! GRADUATION — Saturday, October 21, was graduation day at The Lion of Judah Academy!  Standard 7 and Form 4 had … Continue reading

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New Video and Awards

Here’s a new video from The Lion of Judah Academy.  A few weeks ago we posted a short one-minute clip, but this is much longer…over 7 minutes…and includes 3 different songs. The music is performed by the Simba wa Yuda … Continue reading

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School Choir CD and Music Video

Recently the Simba wa Yuda (Lion of Judah Academy) School Choir recorded a CD of its music, which was released on Form 6 Graduation Day (May 13). A brief music video featuring one of the songs from the CD has … Continue reading

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Sosthenes Mtebe

School Director Mtebe’s father, Sosthenes, died last week following an illness.  Please remember Mtebe and his family, including his mother, in your prayers.  He was a good man, much loved by his family.  He will be missed.  All of us … Continue reading

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Graduation a Grand Success

The 2017 Form 6 Graduation, May 13, 2017, was a great success.  Tanzanian graduation celebrations tend to make U.S. graduations, by comparison, look like minor events!  Close to five hours long (not counting the ‘warm up’ music and concluding meal!), … Continue reading

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Form 6 National Exams…and RAIN NEEDED!

Some important things you should know about…. First:  FORM 6 NATIONAL EXAMS — Our Form 6 students begin taking their national exams on May 2, and continue a couple of days.  These exams are extremely important because they are basically … Continue reading

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2017 School Year Begins – January 16

Classes for the 2017 school year at The Lion of Judah Academy start up first thing Monday morning, January 16. Students have been arriving over the weekend, and the biggest – as well as the most unexpected – new feature … Continue reading

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