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IY Handover

The eleventh Investment Year (IY) class marked the completion of their time in the program at the end of last month! Each year, Senior 4 leavers (10th grade graduates) at New Hope Uganda take part in IY as a gap year before going to further education at boarding schools. IY is designed to help students learn and grow in the areas of character, knowledge, and skills. This is done through various trainings together as a group, as well as each participant doing three work placements…

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Rites of Passage

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.” (1 Cor. 13:11-12) [caption id="attachment_6116" align="alignright" width="351"] The P7 campers and counselors![/caption] Long hikes, Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, solitude, teachings on purity – these and more came together for two groups of New Hope sons and daughters as they attended Rites Of Passage ExperienceS (ROPES) camps at Musana this month. The 24 members of the…

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Great Hope for the Future – From Johnny Karls U.S. Interim President

As a professional leadership coach I’ve learned from my training that the most motivating tool we have to accomplish our goal is to “remember the why.” Let’s break the phrase down into two parts. “Remember” has been a theme through the ages. The Bible tells us to “remember” 171 times (ESV). English author Samuel Johnson, the second most quoted person of the 18th century after Shakespeare, says it well: “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be taught.” We must remember…

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Growth Through Challenges – From Johnny Karls U.S. Interim President

This past summer I was taught a life lesson. Perhaps if I share it with you, you will be wiser for it. Oh, and I have one small request…don’t mention this to my kids. I have two kids away at college and like any caring parent I am always concerned about the youthful decisions they’re making. Occasionally, I hear about something one of them did that was immature, to say the least. Ugh! “Seriously? How could you be so…” You get the point. My wife…

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