Joseph Kazidi came to the school at Talawanda with quite a back story. He had spent his life and career working as a soldier. While he was serving as an armed security guard at a bank, that bank was robbed. The robbers cut him down with machine gunfire. He took several bullets, one destroyed his…

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November was an exciting month for me. It wasn’t because of the election, but because I got to go back to Africa! Gregg and I were able to travel to the Talawanda School of Preaching during a window of time when the travel restrictions for Tanzania were almost nonexistent. Our flights were mostly empty, which…

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Kyamuhangawa Jalesi is a native of Uganda. He is one of our farmworkers at the Rwenzori School of Preaching in Kasese. He works hard on the farm. In addition to his normal farm duties, he has been tasked with teaching the students about farming and overseeing their work on the farm. I am always impressed…

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Classes are once again in full swing at Talawanda, and the students are doing fine. We are in the second academic quarter of the second year for this first group of students. Gregg and I will be at the school in November, and will both be teaching a course in Bible doctrine as well as…

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Classes continue as normal at Modelle. The students and faculty are paying careful attention to hygiene and health practices. The farm has yielded a nice harvest of Coco Yams, vegetables, and Casava We are working on planting a crop of both sweet and Irish potatoes. The combination of COVID-19 and the continued fighting in Cameroon…

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During the month of October, we were able to receive a concession from the local government, and as of October 26, the school at Rwenzori is once again open and holding classes! Of the fifteen students, thirteen have returned. One of the students had a substantial change in his situation during the lockdown and will…

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Gregg and I are excited to be able to finally return to the mission field in person. We are not exactly sure how travel will be changed as a result of COVID, so we are approaching our first trip back to Africa with some extra precautions. We will be traveling to Tanzania for two weeks…

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As the month of August arrived, I found a unique opportunity for evangelism: The United States Census. I had signed up to help count residents of Hill County where we live, and finally, I was called. After a day of training to be issued a device I was off and running. So, for the next…

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Needless to say, I would really like to return to Uganda, which I call my second home. I yearn to see the faces of my beloved brethren. Yet, until things change, it is not possible. It is very easy to communicate with brethren either with Facebook or WhatsApp. Yes, things are moving along fairly well.…

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Even though the corn crop was harvested last month, things are continuing to grow at the Talawanda School of Preaching. With the fields empty, the students have been working hard turning under the soil and clearing more land so they can plant more seed for the next growing season. They have worked so tirelessly that…

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