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Kobwin: See What God Has Done!

The New Hope family at Kobwin has much to thank God for this year! Earlier this month, the Kobwin staff held their end-of-year celebration. It was a time of witnessing to the surrounding community about what God has been doing in and through Kobwin. [caption id="attachment_6190" align="alignright" width="300"] Construction finishing touches![/caption] Part of the day was dedicating the new primary school building! The construction work was completed just a couple days before, with several Kobwin sons helping in the project. Charles Ikwarit, Kobwin Manager, testified…

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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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