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The lame can walk

The lame can walk

One of the core beliefs of Dignity is a strong conviction in the power of community. Everyone has a place in the Kingdom of God and when everyday people in a community act together, God can make extraordinary things happen. Earlier this year Gervas ...
We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic and committed people to join our UK team. Could you be one of them? As we mark our 10th year, we are intentionally investing in equipping more and more people to spread the good news of Jesus and to bring freedom ...
Home Grown

Home Grown

This week 15 people will be gathering to learn more about becoming an Impact Team member. 11 of these people have been invited by existing Impact Team members. Maybe they have been shadowing the Impact Team for a time or have been leading a Life ...
Chalata

Chalata

Chalata is a settlement on the main road that crosses Zambia east to west and on the border with the Democratic Rebuplic of Congo. Easily seen from the road is the Chalata Secondary School, a large rural boarding school. It holds a special place in ...
Return to Ganze

Return to Ganze

We’re super excited that Jon Witt has been invited to speak about Life Groups at 2 church planting conferences in Kenya during August. This fits so well with the desire God has given us to equip many others to pioneer and plant Life Groups. ...
Persisting in Siavonga

Persisting in Siavonga

“Our persistence in Siavonga is overcoming the resistance we have faced” – Bernard Witika, Central Impact Team We have been investing in the people of Siavonga since July 2012. A couple of Life Groups have taken root, but they have not multiplied ...
Latest updates from Esther

Latest updates from Esther

Do you remember Esther? Last year she shared with us why she partners with Dignity and how the work of Life Groups is inspiring unity between people. Esther continues to partner with us in her community is Namibia. Last month she went back to ...
Through Relationship with Jesus

Through Relationship with Jesus

It’s an amazing headline, but you might wonder, ‘HOW?’ The answer is simple; by partnering with people, inspiring transformed lives and communities and bringing freedom from poverty through relationship with Jesus Dignity has ...
Sharing What We Know

Sharing What We Know

In our training materials we often use the example of a tree. Trees grow and bring shade from the sun and fruit for everyone in the community. A tree must grow in the soil in which it is planted; it cannot wish or hope to grow somewhere else or ...
Top 10 Stories

Top 10 Stories

Here are 10 of our favourite stories from the last 10 years. These are a tiny snapshot of the many ways in which Life Groups are impacting their communities with the love of Jesus. 1. Rosemary became a Christian after joining a Life Group. She knew ...
The £10 Challenge

The £10 Challenge

As you have read in our previous articles, we are partnering with thousands of people, inspiring transformed lives and communities and bringing freedom from poverty through relationship with Jesus. The £10 Challenge is a really simple way you can ...
Miyambo’s Story

Miyambo’s Story

Miyambo is a church leader in Kasaba, Samfya. He joined Dignity in 2016 and said at the time that he was not that interested. However that has now changed and he says that he has seen tremendous things in his village through the work of Dignity.  ...
Amazing Lives, Everyday Miracles

Amazing Lives, Everyday Miracles

In Dignity’s 10th year, founder Jon Paul Witt pauses to reflect on where the journey began.  It was 2007 and I was sat in Mibila with my friend Mark. Mibila is a small remote community about an hour’s drive south of the Chingola to Solwezi ...
Mukonshi’s Story

Mukonshi’s Story

Sadly, we are all too familiar with the plight of refugees fleeing difficult situations. News of people coming to Europe to seek a safer or better life has filled the headlines for some time now. Thousands of miles away in Zambia a tale of stark ...
Pray for Jon & Jude!

Pray for Jon & Jude!

Jon, Jude and the family are going back to Zambia today. Let’s stand together in prayer for them, for protection over the whole family, safe journeys and a quick integration back into the community in Zambia. Over the coming months they will ...
10 Years Together

10 Years Together

We’re delighted to share our 10th birthday edition of Together, full of amazing lives and everyday miracles! As we’ve partnered with people across Zambia, Namibia and Tanzania we have seen them be inspired by Jesus to love and transform ...
May Update

May Update

Over the last 6 weeks or so there has been a strong sense that the way forward is to enable others. Check out our latest update to see how this is unfolding in different aspects of our work. ...
Add your influence

Add your influence

Our 2018 Charitable Investment Prospectus gives you the opportunity to add your influence to the prayer, hard work, hopes, dreams and faith of thousands of people that are part of the Dignity movement. Download GBP version Download USD version ...
Meet Moses

Meet Moses

Moses has been partnering with us since 2015. Give him 2 minutes of your time and he’ll tell you why he gives his time to plant Life Groups.  ...
Data Protection

Data Protection

One of the biggest changes to UK data privacy law comes into effect on 25th May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR for short) is a really positive step towards you having more control over how your data is used and how you are ...
2018 Summer Challenges

2018 Summer Challenges

We love to make fundraising FUN! Every year we facilitate summer challenges that let you take on something new or push yourself to a new achievement. We will be your number one cheerleaders and help you reach your goals. Sign up today, take on a ...
Planting new things…

Planting new things…

Have you heard about our Deeper Campaign? Over the last year we’ve been working to equip Life Groups to plant a new group in their neighbouring community. We want to see a critical mass of active Christians leading to thriving communities and ...
In 2018 we will…

In 2018 we will…

2018 is here and we’ve been looking ahead and laying plans. This is what we want to achieve this year… There are 2 really simple things we need you to do so that together we can help more people like Myombo, Edina and Festers and see ...
2017 in short…

2017 in short…

2017 was a year full of AMAZING LIVES and EVERYDAY MIRACLES! Here it is in a nutshell… ...
Radical? Session 6 – Are You Radical? – A Call to Arms

Radical? Session 6 – Are You Radical? – A Call to Arms

Radical? - A Radical in Waiting The fourth session in the inspiring and hard hitting Radical? series ...
Merry Christmas and Thank You!

Merry Christmas and Thank You!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us! On behalf of the 10,000* Life Group members, 539 Life Groups leaders, 46 Impact Team Members, the board of Trustees, Jon & Jude Witt and myself, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a Happy ...
A message from Jon and Jude to celebrate our 10th year

A message from Jon and Jude to celebrate our 10th year

As we celebrate our 10th year, we are also celebrating over 500 Life Groups!    Get involved and partner with Jon and Jude: Give a life changing gift this year Whether it s a Christmas or birthday present, our Giving Dignity scheme is a great ...
Radical? Session 5 – Radically Tested, Abraham and Isaac

Radical? Session 5 – Radically Tested, Abraham and Isaac

Radical? - A Radical in Waiting The fourth session in the inspiring and hard hitting Radical? series ...
Radical? Session 4 – A Radical Messenger – Moses

Radical? Session 4 – A Radical Messenger – Moses

Radical? - A Radical in Waiting The fourth session in the inspiring and hard hitting Radical? series ...
Radical? Session 3 – A Radical in Waiting – Sarah

Radical? Session 3 – A Radical in Waiting – Sarah

Radical? - A Radical in Waiting The fourth session in the inspiring and hard hitting Radical? series ...
Answered Prayer in Kabuyu

Answered Prayer in Kabuyu

We recently asked you to pray for Bernard and Gervas. They were being given a very frosty and suspicious welcome from the village leadership in Kabuyu village. Bernard described it as making them feel like Paul and Silas in Philippi. They spent a ...
Day of Prayer

Day of Prayer

Pray with us right now! Today is our day of prayer. Picking up on the themes from our year of prayer we have summed up “Where we are” and “Where we think God wants us to be”. We would love you to pray us into “Closing the gap” between those two ...
Radical? Session 2 – Becoming Radical – Cain, Abel and Enoch

Radical? Session 2 – Becoming Radical – Cain, Abel and Enoch

During the Arab Spring an unknown person stood alone holding a sign and faced down scores of riot police inspiring hope and freedom. This person’s actions were radical. (For image credit, see bottom of page.) Radical: A life tending to ...

10 years, 1000s of lives

  10 years in 2 minutes We are celebrating our 10th birthday! We’ll be doing lots of things throughout the year, here’s a simple one to start…. We’ve compiled 10 years of Amazing Lives and Everyday Miracles into a 2 ...

Radical? Session 1 – Radical Resilience

During the Arab Spring an unknown person stood alone holding a sign and faced down scores of riot police inspiring hope and freedom. This person’s actions were radical. (For image credit, see bottom of page.) Radical: A life tending to ...

10 years of Amazing Lives and Everyday Miracles

To mark our 10th birthday we have pulled together stories and images of Amazing Lives and Everyday Miracles from our first 10 years. Grab a brew, put your feet up and let these stories and testimonies encourage you! View or download the full ...

Catching up with Lawrence

About a year ago, we shared Lawrence’s story with you. Since then we have been working closely with Lawrence and we are delighted to see him forging forward and sharing the love of Jesus in his community. This is what has happened in the last ...

10 years old in 10 weeks!

  Wow! Dignity is going to be 10 years old this autumn. This landmark birthday feels like a watershed as we look back and see how far God has brought us and look forward to what we believe God is laying before us. We would love you to join us ...

Esther’s Story

We recently visited the Impact Team in Katima Mulilo, Namibia. While there we were chatting to Carol who told us that she thought nothing would ever change. Having lived in the community for years she has seen many different agencies and political ...

June Update

Are you a facts and figures person? Do you want a bit more detail about our plans? Check out our June update below. June 2017 Update Read here… Jon and Jude Witt returned to Zambia late June and are settling back in there. Priorities and ...