Kobwin – Light Meets the Darkness

One of our NHUM staff members, Carly Winterstein, shares her recent experience bringing a team to Uganda in February 2018. Each trip to Uganda has been so different for me. I do have to say though that this one may have topped all the others. We had a large team, yet there was such unity and servant-hearts across the whole group. The "God-moments" were numerous and the blessings beyond count. As I am processing all that God did and taught me among this beloved group…

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Updates from the Ugandan Board

Our New Hope Uganda board in Uganda oversees the operations of the ministry there on the ground. Here are updates from two of our eight board members. Mugabi Ronald I am from a broken family. The first few years of my life I lived with my mom who was working at Kasana as one of the cooks. When I was around 5 years old, she passed away. I then joined the Muwanuguzi family (Uncle Tony & Auntie Sarah). My dad passed away before I got…

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Introducing Scott Lisea

Earlier in 2017, we appointed Scott Lisea to the New Hope Uganda Ministries Board. As NHUM continues to grow, we recognize it is important to be attentive to God’s direction regarding our leadership team. Scott received a Doctorate of Ministry in Practical Theology and brings with him three decades of leadership experience. We’ll let Scott take it from here so you too can see why we are excited to have him on our advisory board. Pictured: Scott, with his with, Jamie, and their three sons…

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Building Relationship with the Community Around Us

Kobwin Children’s Centre received the first group of children onsite on November 3, 2009.  We started with five staff members who took turns in caring for the children in the family since we did not yet have permanent family parents. We had a number of challenges - spiritual, material, and social. In addition to our internal challenges, the external pressure was mounting and hitting us so hard. The community around us had not understood what, why and how we were doing things. They felt they…

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