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Sep
19

A new open door in Asia

Sep
19

Halfway Through

It’s hard to believe we’ve already been in the States for three months. I don’t know if time is flying because of all the traveling, or if it’s flying because my son is now five-and-a-half months old (how did that happen?). I’m sorry for not updating you all sooner on our Home Ministry Assignment. Right […]

Sep
18

Reaching out to alleviate Uganda corn dust breathing problems

A Mukono maize factory worker, covered in white dust, sorts through ears of corn.(UCU Partners photo) By Patty Huston-Holm Beyond clothing and electronic shops, banks and markets and across from a Kaptura Road taxi park – just a 15-minute walk or 3-minute boda ride from the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mukono main gate – men […]

Sep
16

Bullying, Kindness, and Other Sundries – Missy’s Aug/Sept Update.

We have been praying for rain. The rainy season has not been panning out as in past years. It has been quite dry and hot. The next few days thunder storms are called for and we have had a couple of doozies, but they have been relatively short-lived. Sadly for us, it has meant many […]

Sep
16

Take Action- Millennials as a Pro-Life Generation

Millennials are easy targets, aren’t they?  Whether you are a Millennial, are raising a Millennial, or have a grandchild who is a Millennial, you’ve heard the jokes.  Millennials are often described as immature, shallow, and social media obsessed and are characterized as lazy navel gazers who eat a lot of avocado toast.  They also often […]

Sep
11

‘Without Jesus, I would not be here’

Germans Tabea Hofmann and Stephanie Guenter with some women of Dunamai Church in Mukono, Uganda (UCU Partners Photo) By Patty Huston-Holm “Going to bed hungry is an experience I’ve never had.” Tabea Hofmann finished a soggy banana and folded the blackened peal on the circular table just outside the Uganda Christian University (UCU) student cafeteria. […]

Sep
09

Aerial tour of UCU

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Sep
09

Raising a Teen Requires Listening Well

If you are the parent of a teen, you likely are living through an encore season of teaching your child to use his or her words. This development stage can be more exhausting than it was in the toddler years. Instruction in the basics was so much easier: Say “Mama.” Can you say “please”? Say […]

Sep
02

What We Need: Love, Children, and Society

Several months ago, Senator Mike Lee made a bold and, for many, a wildly counterintuitive speech concerning the Green New Deal, where he claimed that “the solution to so many of our problems, at all times and in all places is to: fall in love, get married and have some kids.” This, of course, was […]

Sep
01

Cabecar

The following is by José, a Global Teams field partner from Central Mexico who is working with the Cabécar, an indigenous group in Costa Rica. A few weeks ago, I was in a community where I had not been and something very interesting happened that I want to tell you about.It turns out that one […]

Sep
01

Cabecar-esp

Un Testimonio de Vida El siguiente es de José, un misionero de Equipos Globales del centro de México que está trabajando con Cabécar, un grupo indígena en Costa Rica. Hace algunas semanas estuve en una comunidad donde no había estado, pasó algo muy interesante que quiero contarte; Resulta que uno de los líderes locales con […]

Sep
01

Uganda Christian University Assistant Chaplain Goes into American mission field

Rev. Amos Kirmera and his wife, Florence, receive prayers from UCU’s vice chancellor and priests during an Aug. 25 church service on the Mukono, Uganda. The family has been chosen to serve a minimum of two years in Massachusetts. (UCU Partners photo) By Patty Huston-Holm Rev. Amos Kimera is aware of how alcohol, technology, materialism […]

Aug
30

Maria-esp

El Círculo del Silencio es un área en la parte central de México que tiene muy pocas personas con una relación directa con Jesús. Este proyecto se ha enfocado inicialmente en el estado de Aguascalientes, que es un área muy deprimida económicamente. Muchos de los esposos en esta área están ausentes de sus familias porque […]

Aug
30

Maria

The Circle of Silence is an area in the central part of Mexico that has very few people with a direct relationship with Jesus. Global Teams workers in Mexico have been ministering in the state of Aguascalientes which is a very economically depressed area. Many of the husbands in this area are absent from their […]

Aug
26

Obedience: Truth Talk

What rises up in you when you hear the word obedience? Is it fear? Contempt? Refusal? Rebellion? Indifference? Trust? Perhaps you flash back to a childhood memory. Or maybe you begin to wrestle with an unhealed and unresolved trauma that resulted from something you know you shouldn’t have been doing. Or maybe there’s an immense […]

Aug
26

UCU represented at 11th Pan-African Literacy Conference

A conference keynote speaker, Dr. Wendy Saul, left, poses with Uganda Christian University staff members (left to right) Mary Owor, Deborah Mugawe and Patty Huston-Holm (a conference breakout session presenter). By Patty Huston-Holm More than 500 teachers, librarians, NGO leaders and policy makers from throughout the continent of Africa but also from North America convened […]

Aug
23

Dreams Realized: New Land Purchase!

Aug
21

Agriculture students combat ‘silent hunger’ in rural Kumi

Nelson Mandela attends to a farmer’s pig in Olupet village, Kumi District By Douglas Olum Kumi is a district in Eastern Uganda. On average, it takes six hours by road to get there from the capital, Kampala. Like most parts of the country, Kumi is agro-based, but farming is largely done for survival only. Often,farmers […]

Aug
19

The Power of Pro-Life Witness

Make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness,and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord […]

Aug
14

Piggery project gives boost to aging widow in Bugujju, Uganda

The Rev. Emmanuel Mukeshimana, right, with a widow he has helped. By Rev. Emmanuel Mukeshimana In the early days of 2016,a Mass Communication student at Uganda Christian University (UCU) identified a family that needed urgent help. He was staying at a Hostel located in Bugujju, Mukono where the widow identified as Jane and her family […]