This summer has been quite an interesting ride to be sure. We began the year with a full calendar, which has now been wiped clean. My work with our three schools of preaching in Africa has looked a bit different than we had planned. There is still no indication as to when we might be…

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2020 had definitely been a crazy year for everyone regardless of where we live. Every part of our country has been impacted by the difficulties that have come with the Covid-19 pandemic. We are so thankful that our supporters have continued to support us regardless of the difficulties going on around us. Two of our…

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As restrictions are beginning to ease somewhat, it appears that the current distress isn’t going away any time soon. This year’s calendar has not turned out to look anything like we had planned. All of the things that had been on my calendar are now erased. I have kept busy with evangelism and ministry here…

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Faustin Emanuel Sifael is a native of Talawanda, Tanzania. He is now twenty-two years old. Since graduating High School he worked making bricks. His job was to turn the bricks over as they dried in the sun. He came to the school at Talawanda to help make the bricks for the construction of the school…

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Classes are once again in full swing at Talawanda, and the students are doing fine. We are about to end our first academic quarter in their second year. We have moved into the dry season, so after a successful corn harvest there isn’t as much in the garden, but we introduced a new well improved…

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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 corn. By using rotation planting, we are expecting a crop of Coco Yams this month, vegetables in September, and then Casava in October. The next crop to be…

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The school in Uganda remains closed due to COVID-19 pending authorization from the government to reopen. There is still no word as to when that might happen. Even in the midst of the ongoing lockdown, God is not locked down. Mbusa, our director has planted a new congregation in the village of Kidodo with 15…

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This summer has been quite an interesting ride to be sure. We began the year with a full calendar, which has now been wiped clean. My work with our three schools of preaching in Africa has looked a bit different than we had planned. There is still no indication as to when we might be…

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Gregg and I had planned to be in Africa during the month of April. That trip hasn’t happened. Our plans to travel this summer are still very tentative as we continue to monitor the situation both here and abroad. As you might imagine, all of our speaking engagements have been canceled for the foreseeable future.…

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Maate John Roben is from the village if Kaleyaleya in the Bundibudgyo district of Uganda. He graduated from Rwenzori School of Preaching when Gregg and I were there at the end of January. While he was with us, he was an excellent student. Upon returning home, Maate John got to work. The week that he…

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