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Oct
16

Uganda agriculture leader strives to help low-income farmers

By Michael Holm Robert Galusanja Kibirango built his career from the ground up — as a farmer. Growing up on his family’s farm, young Robert would get up early each morning before school to help his father with the chores. It was his father’s influence that enabled Robert to develop a sustained interest in farming. […]

Oct
11

Late archbishop nephew accentuates UCU Sunday at St. Stephens Nsambya

By Anitah Mahoro The House of Bishops from the Church of Uganda birthed the last Sunday of September as “UCU Sunday” three years ago to recognize Uganda Christian University (UCU) and its contribution to education and morality. I was honored to journey and celebrate the event at St Stephen’s Nsambya, an Anglican Church in the […]

Oct
11

Uganda Christian University education opens doors

Mahoro Anitah Mugisha – UCU graduate with multiple career choices By Patty Huston-Holm For Mahoro Anitah Mugisha, Uganda Christian University (UCU) was a launching pad for her career experiences at the Uganda Communications Commission, Uganda National Roads Authority, Rwanda Development Board and Sino Africa Medicines and Health and to try her hand at selling on-line […]

Oct
11

Daily bread

Over my life as a Christian, I have learned a lot about God.  Often I realize in retrospect something He has taught me.  I listen attentively to sermons to glean what I can, I seek out a deeper understanding through my own studies. I pray for discernment and understanding. However, it is rare that I […]

Oct
11

Day of the Girl Child 2019

Oct
10

Orphans and the Church

Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. –James 1:27 The words of James are clear. Pure and faultless religion, by God’s definition, includes caring for vulnerable children – orphans – in […]

Oct
08

Insecurity: Truth Talk

Every month, we’re going to dive into a Scriptural word or idea that can be rather difficult to practically live out. We’ll answer questions like… “What does this look like when nobody else is watching?”“What does this look in your life right now?”“What will this look like in your life this week as you pursue […]

Oct
04

A Joshua-Caleb style exploratory trip begins!

Oct
03

Fort Portal Christians step up to give on UCU Sunday

Child gives on UCU Sunday in Ft. Portal, Uganda By Doreen Kajeru Ghanaian diplomat and Nobel Peace Recipient Kofi Annan once said; “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress in every society, in every family.” The Church of Uganda, through its child, Uganda Christian University (UCU), has embarked on a […]

Oct
03

Spiritual Warfare in Madagascar

Patsy McGregor (left) and Jacky Lowe (right) have had similar experiences with spiritual warfare in Madagascar. Jacky Lowe woke up in terror. Never before had she experienced a nightmare like this one. She had just returned to Madagascar from a visit to the United States. In this dark Thursday night, deeply disturbed in her spirit, […]

Oct
01

Photos and Video from the Hansen’s Fall Term

Sep
30

Flour, eggs, bananas part of UCU Sunday support at Gulu Church

UCU Master of Divinity student, Caroline Aber, accepts a tray of eggs as a donation during UCU Sunday at Christ Church By Douglas Olum In the heart of Gulu town, about 360 kilometers (224 miles) north of Uganda’s Capital, Kampala, stands Christ Church, an Anglican Church under Christ Church Parish in Gulu Municipality. Every Sunday, […]

Sep
30

Dangerous, Illegal, & All Too Common – Abortion Pill & WHO

The abortion lobby continues to be extreme in pushing for unlimited access to abortion, with no true regard for women’s mental or physical well-being. This is evident in the World Health Organizations new guidelines regarding how women can self-manage abortions in illegal settings. The World Health Organization has reach and influence across the globe as […]

Sep
26

UCU legal aid clinic hope: Darkness to light

Attendees listen to professional counsel during the legal aid clinic at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero. By Constantine Odongo Kafumbe Kiiza is a taxi driver in Kampala, Uganda. Although his dream was to earn a living off of cars, he never saw himself as a driver. His first love was repairing cars. As such, six years […]

Sep
24

Uganda female first at All Saints Cathedral: ‘God’s Calling’

Rev. Rebecca Nyegenye (second from left) is surrounded by UCU faculty women at a sendoff to her new position with All Saints Cathedral. NOTE: Earlier this year, the All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala, installed the Very Rev. Canon Dr. Rebecca Nyegenye as its provost, making her the first woman to occupy the office in Uganda. Before […]

Sep
23

Protected Sex

Of all the euphemisms and half-truths used by abortion advocates, one of the most current is the call to “safe sex”—alternatively, the warning against “unprotected sex.” Of course people using this language are not suggesting abstinence. Rather, they mean that sex must be safe—protected—from the possibility of pregnancy (and, secondarily, the transmission of disease).  “Safe […]

Sep
22

Mess or Miracle?

I have a combo team in house.  Part of the team is a medical brigade and part is a construction team.  Yesterday the construction team set off to a rural, mountain site to build a house in a day.  We have finally gotten rain, thanks be to God, which made the dirt road leading to […]

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 […]