BMW – The need
One of the topics you’ll hear being talked about at all levels here at Kasana these days is that of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (or, our abbreviation- BMW). It is a topic we are studying and learning, teaching to our children, teaching the community through Musana FM, and sharing with many people and churches outside of Kasana in the hopes of inspiring a national dialogue on the topic. But why is biblical manhood and womanhood…Learn More
Thanking God for My Students
As I stare at the messy, scribbled out, erased-then-rewritten calendar, I find names of some of my students. Students’ names hidden between the harsh Sharpie-black lines. Names of students whom we have journeyed with, cried with, and shared joy with.
Today I am thanking God for my students. Whether the individuals who labor at the piano bench, or those who stretch and discipline their rebellious fingers around the fret board. Those students who endure through the…Learn More
Hopes & Fears
It’s the 27th of January and our eight Investment Year is about to start as the students arrive at our location in Kampala. As they arrive they bring a mixture of feelings from excitement over the year ahead, and all that the students will experience, to feelings of fear due to the responsibility I have to these young people. As I look at them arriving, I quietly whisper thanks to God that the year is…Learn More
New Hope Academy
Happy New Year to you all. Thank you for your prayers. We praise God for the new science teachers that the Lord has brought to serve together with us in the school as we bring His Fatherhood to the fatherless children in the school. The photo above is of the staff, with the Headmaster at the extreme right. We also want to thank God that we now have a school mother whose…Learn More
Vocational Institute Update
Hello and greetings from New Hope Vocational Institute. At NHVI we offer 5 courses as part of our regular ministry and training operation. Over the past years we have trained students in Carpentry and Joinery, Bricklaying and Concrete Practice, Motor Vehicle Technician/ Metal working, Textile Arts (Tailoring), and Catering and Hostel Management.
We praise God for the work He is doing in the lives of the young men and women attending our school.
Every year we receive…Learn More
His healing…comes in different ways.
Things are in full swing at the clinic. Just this past week, the primary and secondary schools started a new school year…. and with the beginning of their school years, the popularity of the clinic has also heightened. The kids and staff come in with different needs, different ailments… but all needing attentive care and attention. And so we care. We clean wounds, listen to lungs, and test for malaria. We listen, educate, and pray…Learn More
Praising God for Term One at EEVPS
I do hereby write this to share some praise reports with you all our friends and partners of New Hope Uganda and Essubi Eppya Vocational Primary School in particular. The school opened February 3 and 272 out 302 students were present. Sometimes students do not come to school during the first week making this a great turnout!
As usual, the teachers led the assembly and I shared the gospel with the students. Praise God…Learn More
Remembering the Family History [Envisioning Day 5]
The final day of Envisioning 2014 focused on New Hope as a family whose history portrays God’s hand throughout every step. Jennie Dangers briefly shared New Hope’s history highlighting the call to remember the faithfulness of God. Philippians tells us that He who began a good work will see it to completion. We can rest in this knowledge that God already knows the solution. Aunt Jennie personalized a couple passages of Scripture to remind the…Learn More
Envisioning Meal and Day 4
The New Hope staff came together for dinner on the Saturday of Envisioning. Each department enjoyed food of a selected ethnicity including American, Ugandan, Liberian, and Indian meals. Staff shared the preparation of the meal turning the afternoon and evening into a time of fellowship.
The teaching portion of Envisioning resumed on Monday with Pastor Brian Watts from Canada discussing Biblical marriage and parenting. He centered the discussion around God’s glory reminding the audience that whether…Learn More
Envisioning Day 3
Several different teachers spoke about Biblical Education on Friday during Envisioning 2014. Branching from the discussions of hallowing God’s name, Pastor Brian Watts discussed that primary level lessons should reveal God’s character to the students. He challenged the audience to return to the Bible for the basic lessons in all subjects and demonstrated that mathematics begins in Genesis 1 with a Biblical foundation for division, multiplication, inequality based on the difference between God and man, and the…Learn More