Talawanda School of Preaching

By Justin Hopkins | Sep 1, 2020

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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Modelle School of Preaching Update

By Justin Hopkins | Aug 25, 2020

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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Rwenzori School of Preaching Update

By Justin Hopkins | Aug 18, 2020

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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Plowing In Hope

By Justin Hopkins | Aug 11, 2020

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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Upcoming Dates?

By Justin Hopkins | May 22, 2020

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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Worker Spotlight: Maate John

By Justin Hopkins | May 15, 2020

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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School Spotlight: Rwenzori School of Preaching

By Justin Hopkins | May 11, 2020

Beginning in the middle of March, the federal government of Uganda began issuing very strict lockdown orders in response to Coronavirus. The entire country is under a stay at home order. The only vehicles allowed to be on the roads are official government vehicles and those that are delivering food. Permission must be obtained before…

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Thoughts From Gregg Knight

By Justin Hopkins | May 4, 2020

Even though the coronavirus may have us grounded from travel at this time, we are still working from home. Modern technology enables us to have daily contact with our three schools of preaching and the staff. We are glad to report all are safe and well. Both here and in Africa, we are all desperately…

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Notes From The Academic Director

By Justin Hopkins | May 4, 2020

As is the case for all of us and our respective works, the Spring of 2020 has not gone as planned for us. In January, Gregg and I were able to be in Uganda for the graduation at Rwenzori, and the intake of new students. We had planned to be back in Africa during the…

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