Uganda in One Week!

Uganda in One Week!
Thanks to everyone who has asked for our itinerary so you can pray - Here's a photo of our team, and the schedule, and prayer requests from the ladies. Here's our schedule and a little about what we will be doing at each place. Oct 5 Leave on Delta from Raleigh/Durham, through Amsterdam Oct 6 Arrive 10pm We will be staying at Fathers House while in Kampala Oct 7-9 Ray of Hope, Kampala – We will spend 3 days visiting the community (slums), hel...

Why Culture Is Key In Missions – 5 Things To Know Before You Go

Why Culture Is Key In Missions – 5 Things To Know Before You Go
  Wikipedia says that the term "ugly American" is a pejorative term meaning "a term used to refer to perceptions of arrogant behavior by Americans abroad." OUCH  The real problem is not that the locals "perceive" arrogant behavior by Americans... It's that there really is actual arrogant behavior by my fellow countrymen. While this is merely either annoying or source of amusement for sophisticated Parisians or harried Londoners, it can cripple a sh...

When God Is Funny

When God Is Funny
I love that God has a sense of humor. Really, I do! For my family, God's humorous side usually translates into new adventures. Sometimes those adventures are... let's say ones we might not otherwise choose. You know, those things that you once-upon-a-time said, "I'll never..." about. "I'll never live THERE..." "I'll never do THAT..." And my personal favorite, "I'll NEVER be called to be a missionary!" These last few months, the thing bo...