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Debriefing and Briefing

This past week we were able to get some much desired time alone so that we could have a day of quiet debriefing about the last few years. We were able to leave Malachi and Eva with their Nana (lots of fun time for them, especially since their cousin was also there!)  We are blessed by all […]

Leaving Musana

One of the strangest and hardest parts of our life in Uganda is to have to pick up and leave every couple of years. Don’t get us wrong…we definitely love coming back to the US and reconnecting with family and friends, and sharing about what God is doing through the ministry there. But it is a […]


A week and a half after our family left, we welcomed another guest to camp from our church in Wisconsin. Hannah is finishing her senior year in high school (homeschooling for the first time ever!) and has a desire to be involved in missions. She came on a team last summer and we immediately liked […]

Passports and birth certificates

As of now, we have plans to return to the states for a visit at the end of November. The “as of now” statement is crucial because getting Heidi’s passport is going to be a little “nip and tuck”. To get her passport, we have to take her Ugandan birth certificate to the US embassy, […]

Family Visit!

The timing of Syd’s Dad and my sister, Melissa, arriving in Uganda could not have been better. They flew in on a Friday night, and Heidi was born Saturday around noon! What a huge blessing to have them with us for the first 3 weeks of her life.   We all crammed in to our […]