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Stories from Uganda

One of the things I was in charge of for the Uganda trip was painting some murals on the walls of a new school. African Hearts had opened an elementary school in February and we volunteered to add some color to their walls. It is very common for schools in Uganda to have teaching aids … Continue reading

Stories from Uganda…

More about African Hearts… In my last post I introduced you to the African Hearts organization and its leaders, Lutaaya, Junior, and Kenny. I mostly talked about the home for the younger boys but I would like to share more about the older boys… This is the home where the older boys live. It is … Continue reading

Stories from Uganda

Another very special part of my trip to Uganda was finally meeting the boys and leaders of African Hearts. My assistant principal, Yvonne, made a connection with African Hearts through an Operation Christmas Child box (another story for another time) and through God’s providence has been able to visit these boys many times over the … Continue reading

Stories from Uganda

The man on the left is Emma. He is 25 years old. Emma went to school to be a nurse and then began his career at a local hospital. While at work he encountered many women who would plead with him to perform abortions or ask where they could go for an abortion. Although abortion … Continue reading

Upcoming Adventure

Last May I blogged about my dream of going to Africa and little did I know that within less than a year that dream would actually be coming true. In March I will be heading to Uganda for a 10 day mission trip then ending the trip with a 3 day safari in Kenya.  Going … Continue reading


In June I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Ecuador for a 10 day mission trip. Many of you prayed for me and even contributed financially to my trip and I truly, truly appreciate your support. I had a wonderful time and learned so much about myself, our awesome God, and the people of … Continue reading

Exciting Opportunity

This summer I will be adding my third stamp to my passport. On June 22, I leave for Ecuador on a mission trip with about 8 other people. I will be in Guayaquil and Quito for 10 days assisting local missionaries with various ministries. Among other things, we will be helping with a medical clinic, … Continue reading