Archive by Tag | learning

Staff Envisioning and Foreign Staff Retreat

In our current lull of groups, we have been able to have or go to some events that are focused on staff enrichment/development.  First was our staff envisioning time.  For months Syd had been planning on having this, but things kept popping up making us push it off further.  When it finally happened (mid-May), we […]


Thanks for all that have been praying for Syd’s surgery.  We are very grateful for the Lord’s hand in this whole process.  The surgery went well…although longer than the doctor expected.  The growth, which the doctors thought was pretty small, ended up being much bigger when they actually got down to it.  It was between […]

Broken Cisterns

Jeremiah 2:13 – “My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, And they have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.”   My mind has been drawn to this verse a lot over the last couple of months as we found out right before the […]

Sheep? Oops

We learned something last month when we, along with the Jacksons, put together a small celebration dinner for the 2 IY’s, Joshua and Joyce, who had been with us for 2 busy months… Sheep, or mutton, is not a desired meat here in Uganda.  Some people will eat it, but DO NOT serve it for […]

Visiting the Dangers

Last week we made a much-awaited trip to visit the Danger family.  Jay and Vicki are the ones who founded New Hope almost 25 years ago and they have been there ever since.  We had a great time catching up with them and we had lots of great conversations that helped us to process through […]