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Levi

Thanks to those who prayed for the safe arrival of our son, Levi Lwazi Sparks.  He is now 2 months old, and his birth seems like an eternity ago!  We were so grateful for the Lord’s care in all of the details of his arrival.  We didn’t have to drive across town through heavy traffic […]

A Little Bit of Home

At the end of May, Hannah, from our home church in WI, and Pastor Ron, from our home church in ND were both here for visits.  Hannah had come for almost 2 months in 2014 after Heidi was born, so she was happy to be back and reconnect with staff and community people.  She helped […]

Kobwin at Last!

At the end of May, we were excited to finally visit Kobwin Children’s Center, NHU’s other children’s center in central east Uganda.  Kobwin’s doors opened in 2010, taking in around 20 older children that had formerly been abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army.  Syd had visited in 2008 as they were constructing the place, but […]

School

  Since February, we have been busy with school around here.  I know there are many amazing moms who homeschool 5 or 6 kids at a go; but I’m struggling with 2!!  I am enjoying it, but finding the days rushing by with little time for anything else.  It’s fun to see the differences in […]

Keisha

At the end of November, we had the privilege of attending Keisha’s graduation from New Hope Institute of Childcare and Family at Kasana. It was combined with graduation for the Pastoral Training Institute, a new ministry of New Hope in the last several years.  It was exciting to hear the testimonies of students who had […]