We are living in Uganda, Africa and loving it! Please allow me to begin this first update from within Uganda with a huge thank you to everyone who has been praying for and supporting us. The transition has had it's challenges, (ie: jet lag, sickness, general adjustments) but we are doing very well, making friends, … Continue reading Mingone! Hujambo! Marhaban! Hello from Uganda!
Stories from a Sheikh, a Texan, Wyoming, Africa and the heart.
As I peer out over the uncharted waters of 2018, there are tempests and waves, darkness and thunder; but through it all stands a man to whom the winds and waves obey, who penetrates the deepest darkness and who embodies love and mercy. The times grow increasingly uncertain, the urgency of the hour is palpable; … Continue reading 2018: A year of HOPE
It's been three weeks now since we left Michigan and this time of travel has been filled with blessing upon blessing. As we prepare for our move to Uganda, one of our primary purposes of this trip was to fundraise and seek out ministry partners. The Lord, however, has turned it into so much more. … Continue reading The blessing of the time in-between
Northern Uganda is the primary receiving area for South Sudanese refugees. South Sudan, although the world's youngest nation, is home of the fastest growing refugee crisis on the globe. Below is our Special Report newsletter which takes a look at the situation in this West Nile region and explains what our family is doing about … Continue reading Special Report: Northern Uganda
If you receive our newsletter, then you have already received our calendar. If you are not currently receiving our newsletters and would like to, please contact us at <email@example.com>. Below is a calendar of where we'll be and when during this short period before our family leaves for Uganda. We are making a loop to … Continue reading Uganda, here we come! Calendar
Please allow me to open with this disclaimer: this post may seem unrelated to this website and the mission field. However, it's important to remember that mission work is carried out by people and families who have many of the same needs as any other, ie: spending quality time together. One of the primary purposes … Continue reading The Renaissance Festival: The follow-up
Our whole family is intrigued with history. So as to do something fun and largely unique to the western world, we decided to go to the Michigan Renaissance Festival this coming weekend. In addition to our typical homeschool curriculum, we've added classes on the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Knighthood. We've also been working on costumes, … Continue reading Lord help me, I married an Evangelist
Last week the girls and I were doing our morning prayers and intercession when Talai prayed, "Dear heavenly Father, when we go to Uganda, please protect me, and please help me to endure if I become an orphan. No matter what, help me never to deny You, but always follow You faithfully." Hadassah prayed a … Continue reading Thoughts on the cost
This Fall when we arrive in Uganda, Africa, we will be received by the staff of Youth With a Mission (YWAM) Arua. We have been in contact off and on with these guys for about four years now, since we first believed God was calling us to Uganda. We have enjoyed getting to know them … Continue reading YWAM: Our Family