aceto gang

aceto gang = I’m going home Tonight I’m sitting here with suitcases open, packing up my life and a bazillion memories from the most incredible season in Uganda.  Hard to believe I’m really, truly returning to America. Like any goodbyes, leaving the Acholi people has been REALLY emotional.  For 6 months I’ve lived here on the ministry property, serving … More aceto gang

pray 2016: october

Sweet friends & family…. Thank you for the overwhelming support you’ve been to me on this journey, especially when it comes to praying through the requests I post every month! I know God is working through your prayers because I see His answers in action every day here at Abaana’s Hope!  The Gospel is spreading and lives are changing through … More pray 2016: october

evenings like this

We studied the Bible together.  Sang songs of praise.  Prayed.  Laughed.  Made silly faces.  Took pictures.  Cherished the gift of friends, old and new.  We loved being with each other so much it was hard to drive away at dark. Evenings like this always go down in the books among my favorites.

joyce’s & jennifer’s land

Each of the 5 women currently benefitting from the Women’s Refuge Program are at various stages of accomplishing their goals set by the ministry.  Some are still beginning (like Santa) and are getting going learning animal husbandry skills and financial accountability, while others are nearing the end of the process and are spending their own personal savings on land and homes! Joyce and … More joyce’s & jennifer’s land


“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men…” Colossians 3:23

no greater love

As you may remember, our dear brother and fellow missionary who served for several years here at Abaana’s Hope tragically passed away at the end of June. Shortly after his death a memorial service was held for Myron back in Alabama.  We planned to do the same here, but it was his wife Holly’s special request … More no greater love

September team + CDP center week: days 3-5

**Warning!! Photo-heavy post!! 🙂 ** As I’ve mentioned twice over the last few months, it’s such a blessing to have short-term missions teams visit AH.  Some may question whether a one or two-week trip is even worth the time and energy spent preparing to come…not to mention how expensive travel costs are for so little time on … More September team + CDP center week: days 3-5