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Heidi Kirabo Sparks

We are excited to announce the birth of Heidi Kirabo Sparks.  She was born Saturday September 6th at 11:56am in Kampala Uganda, weighing 3kg or 6lbs 12oz and measuring 19 inches long.  Heidi means noble or kind and Kirabo is a Luganda word/name meaning “gift”.  Kirabo is pronounced kee-rah–boh or as they pronounce it locally chee-lah-boh. […]


We have had yet another short-termer with us this past month…our friend, and former co-worker (at Camp Forest Springs), Reanna.  It has been a breath of fresh air having her with us, as she seems almost like family.  It has been great to catch up and she has caught us at a time where her […]

The kids

Thought we’d include some pictures of the kids and give a little update on how they are doing.  Malachi (now 4) loves playing legos, chasing off the “bad guys” with John, helping Daddy or Lukabya dig in the garden, looking at books, and helping me in the kitchen (although I still think that his desire […]

Our Garden

Since getting back, we have been dedicating a lot of our evenings and Saturdays to getting our garden planted.  It’s taking longer this season because we are really trying to do some things right to get a better harvest (including doing 4×4 ft. squares).  We are grateful for the ability to do this and are […]


As our airplane hit the ground in Entebbe, we had a sweet feeling of being back “home” where we belong for now in life. As much as we don’t enjoy the busyness/craziness of Kampala (the capital city that we have to drive through to get home), I even found myself enjoying it that day as […]