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A SILVER LINING

A SILVER LINING

There has been so much devastation sweeping through our world due to COVID-19. Yet, God is at work and bigger than all of the problems and setbacks we've experienced.

How God Uses Trees

How God Uses Trees

WARNING: MATURE CONTENT // With all the rain Uganda is getting this May, we have been often forced to find alternative roads to travel on. Today we drove through a village that has a large tree that is said to be shaped like a woman. It is said to...

Never Alone

Never Alone

No 2 trips are ever alike. Each time I travel to Uganda it is a different experience. I have different objectives and unique opportunities each time I go. But one thing is consistent. When I prepare to go, when I travel, and after I arrive I begin...

Peace

Peace

Often going to Uganda is accompanied by a myriad of emotions and thoughts. We always have internal struggles about leaving our kids, is what we are doing safe and is the timing right to go back. Sometimes the struggles are from ourselves, and...

Here Comes Sunday

Here Comes Sunday

The first Sunday in Uganda Pastor Steve asked me to preach at Kampala Church. I normally would feel very nervous to preach, and I would be unsettled in my preparation feeling that I should do more to prepare. One thing God has taught me about...

Traveling Mercies

Traveling Mercies

What I am able to do in a developing country like Uganda is nothing short of miraculous compared to just 10-15 years ago. In terms of the political climate, Uganda is relatively safe. I can move around many parts of the country freely without any...

Crossy Roads

Crossy Roads

We had to go to downtown Kampala to do some shopping. I wanted to find some unique African fabrics as well as craft items we could explore exporting and selling in the US. As a result, we parked the car near downtown and began hiking around,...

The Nile

The Nile

During our trip, we planned to go visit a nearby island on Lake Victoria. Pastor Steve had done some evangelism there years ago, so we connected with a local pastor to come visit. In order to get to the island we needed to take a ferry, which was...

Visiting Gomba

Visiting Gomba

I came to Uganda this year, in the midst of everything going on to be able to check on our students. So often kids get overlooked and pushed aside when society struggles. Today we went to Gomba, one of schools that is in a remote village several...

An Unexpected Journey

An Unexpected Journey

At the beginning of 2020, I planned on going back to Uganda in the summertime. Then the coronavirus hit, and it seemed most of the year would be characterized by all the things we couldn’t do. Though I know for many the pandemic has dealt them a...

All Together Separate

All Together Separate

Spring 2020. This is a time that will forever live on in our minds and the minds of our children as a difficult, yet wonderful time. A time of reconnecting and getting to spend more time with our families than any other time in our lives. We will...

Quarantine Hits

Quarantine Hits

Music is so much a part of our lives. For me, it's hard to imagine any struggle or experience growing up without the sound track that was playing during that phase of life.   

YOUR INVITATION TO SPEAK UP

YOUR INVITATION TO SPEAK UP

There's something in all of us that wants to tell us we're not good enough, we're not educated enough or qualified to speak up or to stand up for something we believe in when it comes to sharing the gospel. We say to ourselves, "Who am I to share?...