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We were very excited to take part in running our first ROPES (Rites of Passage ExperienceS) camp since returning from the states.  These camps are one of our favorite programs that Musana runs.  This time it was for a group of 45 IY students (high school graduates in New Hope’s gap year program) as the […]

Celebrating God’s Faithfulness

It’s amazing how 10 years can seem like such a long time ago, but can also seem like just the other day!  Ten years ago, Syd and I were into our 2nd year of marriage and were living at Kasana Children’s Center.  I was attending the New Hope Institute of Childcare and Family and he […]

Settling Back In

Thanks for all who prayed for us as we transitioned back to life in Uganda. 5 weeks later, we arefeeling settled again, although many readjustments took longer than we would have thought! It’s great to be back with our Musana family again, getting to see all sorts of children walking up for church each Sunday, […]

Moving Day

So the day finally came for us to move back to Uganda. We thought we were prepared and doing pretty good on time, but we ended up arriving to O’Hare “late”, about 2 1/2 hours before our flight left…we thought. Unfortunately for us, we were relying on information on our smart phone (that we had […]

Re-united at Forest Springs

  Last September we had taken our friends and co-workers, Medi and Eva, to the airport in Uganda.  They flew to Chicago, were picked up by my parents, and then were at Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center the whole past year for their training program.  This is the camp that Syd and I met […]